DEXAN Injection 2ml

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INTRODUCTION

DEXAN contains Dexamethasone which belongs to a group of medicines called Corticosteroids which occur naturally in the body. It is indicated for endocrine disorders, rheumatic disorders, collagen diseases, dermatologic diseases, allergic states, ophthalmic diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, respiratory disease, hematologic disorders, neoplastic disorders, edematous states and cerebral edema.

Dexamethasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid (adrenocortical hormone), which boosts your body and treats various illnesses involving inflammation in the body. Before receiving DEXAN inform your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart problems, are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your physician will give the correct dose depends on your child’s age and body weight.

USES OF DEXAN

Treats,

  • endocrine disorders
  • rheumatic disorders
  • collagen diseases
  • dermatologic diseases
  • allergic states
  • ophthalmic diseases
  • gastrointestinal diseases
  • respiratory disease
  • hematologic disorders
  • neoplastic disorders
  • edematous states
  • cerebral edema

HOW DEXAN WORKS

Dexamethasone works by decreasing inflammation (swelling), prevents infection and fights with white blood cells and also alters the body's normal immune system responses.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

DEXAN will be administered as intramuscularly (into a muscle) or intravenously (into a vein) by your doctor or nurse.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DEXAN

COMMON

  • headache
  • slow healing of cuts and bruises
  • thin, fragile or dry skin
  • red or purple blotches or lines under the skin
  • injection site reactions

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a wet or cold cloth to forehead and rest in a quiet, comfortable, dark room.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DEXAN should be used with caution during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

DEXAN is not recommended for use during breastfeeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

KIDNEY

DEXAN should be used with caution in patients with active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

DEXAN should be used with caution in patients with active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your physician if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Dexamethasone.

HEART DISEASE

DEXAN should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your physician, if you have or had,

  • bacteremia
  • systemic fungal infections
  • glaucoma
  • cushing's syndrome
  • gastric and duodenal ulcers
  • viral infections such as varicella and herpes genitalis
  • tuberculosis
  • ocular herpes simplex
  • hypothyroidism

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • phenytoin (diphenylhydantoin), phenobarbital, ephedrine and rifampin (treats epilepsy)
  • potassium depleting diuretics
  • coumarin anticoagulants

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Dexamethasone
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Intra-articular or soft tissue injection, Intralesional injection, IV, or IM injection
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Eye drops

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT DEXAN

Can I stop taking DEXAN when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

How is DEXAN given?

It will be administered intravenously or intramuscularly by your doctor or nurse.

Is DEXAN effective?

Yes, it is effective if used in the prescribed dose and frequency as instructed by your physician.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Corticosteroids. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 289.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 377-379.

3. Maung Maung Latt, Sirichai Kiattavorncharoen, Kiatanant Boonsiriseth, Verasak Pairuchvej and Natthamet Wongsiricha. The efficacy of dexamethasone injection on postoperative pain in lower third molar surgery. June 30, 2016. [Accessed on June 21, 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5564088/

4. Sandoz Canada Inc. [Revised on June26, 2020] [Accessed on June 21, 2021] https://www.sandoz.ca/sites/www.sandoz.ca/files/Dexamethasone%20Sodium%20Phosphate%20Injection%20Product%20Monograph.pdf

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DEXAN Injection 2ml

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