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Dexaken (Dexamethasone Oral) Drug Price and Information

Dexaken is a corticosteroid, prescribed for certain conditions associated with decreased adrenal gland function.  

Dexaken

  Tablet  
Kentreck Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Generic : Dexamethasone Oral
 2.00
0.5mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Dexaken (Dexamethasone Oral) from Kentreck Laboratories Pvt Ltd

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    Drug Name : Dexamethasone Oral

    Dexamethasone Oral(Baycadron) generic Dexaken is a corticosteroid, prescribed for certain conditions associated with decreased adrenal gland function.
    More Info about Dexamethasone Oral

    Trade Names for Dexamethasone Oral

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    Baycadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, DexPak 10 Day Taperpak, DexPak 13 DayTaperpak, DexPak 6 DayTaperpak, Dexpak Jr Taperpak, Zema Pak 10-Day, Zema Pak 13-Day, Zema Pak 6-Day
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    Medical condition(s) for which Dexaken may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    PO- The recommended dose range is 0.5 to 40mg/day.

    Side effects of Dexaken

    Allergic reactions : Severe allergic reactions such as rash, hives, itching and trouble in breathing.

    Heart : Slow/fast heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm, poor blood circulation, heart enlargement, heart failure, blocks, high blood pressure, heart attack and fainting.

    Skin : Pimples, skin inflammation, redness, dry skin, impaired wound healing, and increased sweating.

    Gastrointestinal : Abdominal distention, elevation in serum liver enzyme levels, liver enlargement, increased appetite, nausea, inflammation of pancreas and ulcer.

    Metabolic : Fluid imbalance.

    Musculoskeletal : Cell death in thighbone, loss of muscle mass, muscle weakness, joint inflammation and vertebral compression fractures.

    Central Nervous System : Convulsions, depression, emotional instability, headache, sleeplessness, mood swings, nerve disease, tingling and personality changes.

    Eye : Increased eye pressure.

    Miscellaneous : Abnormal fat deposits, uneasiness and weight gain.

    How to use Dexaken?

    It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

    When Should Dexaken not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Dexaken

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney, intestinal or heart disease, diabetes, under active thyroid, high blood pressure, mental illness, myasthenia gravis, joint inflammation, eye infection, seizures, tuberculosis, ulcer, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Monitor blood glucose level in diabetic patients regularly while taking this medication.

    Other Precautions for Dexaken

    Avoid contact with people with infections.

    Storage Conditions for Dexaken

    Store it at room temperature.



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