Dexasone

Dexasone

dexamethasone

Manufacturer:

Atlantic Lab

Distributor:

Atlantic Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Dexamethasone (Inj: Na phosphate)
Indications/Uses
Anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, antirheumatic & severe eczema.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab 0.5-10 mg daily. Inj 4-20 mg IM or slow IV.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Peptic ulcer, osteoporosis; acute infection, live vaccines. Lactation.
Special Precautions
CHF, HTN, DM; infectious disease; chronic renal failure, uraemia; elderly, childn. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Fluid & electrolyte retention, increased susceptibility to infection; growth retardation; cushingoid states; amenorrhea, hyperhidrosis, mental disturbances; intracranial HTN; acute pancreatitis; aseptic osteonecrosis.
Drug Interactions
Barbiturates, phenytoin, rifampicin.
ATC Classification
H02AB02 - dexamethasone ; Belongs to the class of glucocorticoids. Used in systemic corticosteroid preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Dexasone tab 500 mcg
Packing/Price
1000's
Form
Dexasone tab 4 mg
Packing/Price
1000's
Form
Dexasone inj 5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 50 × 1's
Form
Dexasone inj 4 mg/mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 50 × 1's
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