Before taking Dexamet Solution for Inj, tell the doctor if the patient: Has cancer of the blood; kidney or liver problems; high blood pressure or heart disease; diabetes or family history of diabetes; muscle weakness with this or other steroids before; osteporosis; glaucoma; peptic ulcer; mental problems or mental illness; epilepsy; migraines; infection with parasites; tuberculosis; stunted growth; Cushing's syndrome; head injury; stroke.
If not sure, talk to the doctor.
Serious Neurologic Adverse Reactions with Epidural Administration: Serious neurologic events, some resulting in death, have been reported with epidural injection of corticosteroids. Specific events reported include, but are not limited to, spinal cord infarction, paraplegia, quadriplegia cortical blindness, and stroke. These serious neurologic events have been reported with and without use of fluoroscopy. The safety and effectiveness of epidural administration of corticosteroids have not been established, and corticosteroids are not approved for this use.
If a child is having Dexamet Solution for Inj, it is important that the doctor monitors their growth and development regularly.
Dexamet Solution for Inj should not be routinely given to premature babies with respiratory problems.
If the patient develops an infection while having Dexamet Solution for Inj, please inform the doctor.
If the patient is having Dexamet Solution for Inj, avoid contact with anyone who has chicken pox, shingles or measles.
Driving and using machines: Dexamet Solution for Inj does not likely affect the ability to drive or use any tools or machines.