Dexon

Dexon

dexamethasone

Manufacturer:

General Drugs House

Distributor:

General Drugs House
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Dexamethasone Na phosphate
Indications/Uses
Anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antiallergic, other conditions responsive to corticosteroid therapy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1-5 mL IM or IV. Max: 12.5 mL daily.
Contraindications
Peptic ulcer; osteoporosis; acute infection; live vaccines. Lactation.
Special Precautions
CHF, HTN, DM, infectious disease, chronic renal failure, uremia, 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
Dexon powd for inj 4 mg/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's;2 mL x 1's
Form
Dexon inj 4 mg/mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 10 × 1's;100 × 1's
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