Dexamethasone 4 mg and 8 mg tablets

Dexamethasone 4 mg and 8 mg tablets

COVID 19 Drugs

Description : Dexamethasone tablet is a prescribed drug used to treat many different types of conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, lupus, psoriasis, arthritis, breathing disorder, blood cell disorders, eye conditions, multiple sclerosis, leukemia, inflammation of the joints or tendons and problems caused by low adrenal gland hormone level. It is also used to treat mild COVID-19. To buy Dexamethasone injection or to know its price contact India’s leading wholesaler and exporter 3S Corporation.

Manufacturer : Decmax

Form : 4 mg and 8 mg tablets

Pack size : Pack of 5×8 tablets

Side Effect : Some common side effects may include aggression, agitation, blurred vision, decrease in the amount of urine, fast, slow, pounding, irregular pulse, headache, irritability, mental depression, mood changes, nervousness, noisy, rattling breathing, numbness or tingling in the arms or legs, pounding in the ears, swelling of the fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs, trouble thinking, speaking, or walking, troubled breathing at rest, weight gain.

Dosage : Recommended Adult Dose for Multiple SclerosisAcute exacerbation: 30 mg orally once a day for 1 week followed by 4 to 8 mg orally every other day for 1 month

Recommended Adult Dose for Anti-inflammatory – Dosing should be individualized on the basis of disease and patient response

Oral:
-Initial dose: 0.75 mg to 9 mg orally per day
Parenteral:
-Initial dose: 0.5 mg to 9 mg IV or IM per day in divided doses every 12 hours

Recommended Adult Dose for Immunosuppression – Dosing should be individualized on the basis of disease and patient response

Oral:
-Initial dose: 0.75 mg to 9 mg orally per day
Parenteral:
-Initial dose: 0.5 mg to 9 mg IV or IM per day in divided doses every 12 hours

Recommended Adult Dose for Brain/Intracranial Tumor – 2 mg oral/IV/IM 2 to 3 times a day

Recommended Adult Dose for Allergic Reaction – First day: 4 to 8 mg IM once
Second and third day: 1.5 mg orally twice per day
Fourth day: 0.75 mg orally twice per day
Fifth and sixth day: 0.75 mg orally once a day
Seventh day: No treatment
Eighth day: Reassessment

Recommended Adult Dose for BursitisSuggested doses:
Large joints: 2 to 4 mg
Small joints: 0.8 to 1 mg
Bursae: 2 to 4 mg
Tendon Sheaths: 0.4 to 1 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for OsteoarthritisSuggested doses:
Large joints: 2 to 4 mg
Small joints: 0.8 to 1 mg
Bursae: 2 to 4 mg
Tendon Sheaths: 0.4 to 1 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for Rheumatoid ArthritisSuggested doses:
Large joints: 2 to 4 mg
Small joints: 0.8 to 1 mg
Bursae: 2 to 4 mg
Tendon Sheaths: 0.4 to 1 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for TendonitisSuggested doses:
Large joints: 2 to 4 mg
Small joints: 0.8 to 1 mg
Bursae: 2 to 4 mg
Tendon Sheaths: 0.4 to 1 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for Gouty ArthritisSuggested doses:
Large joints: 2 to 4 mg
Small joints: 0.8 to 1 mg
Bursae: 2 to 4 mg
Tendon Sheaths: 0.4 to 1 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for EpicondylitisSuggested doses:
Large joints: 2 to 4 mg
Small joints: 0.8 to 1 mg
Bursae: 2 to 4 mg
Tendon Sheaths: 0.4 to 1 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for AlopeciaSuggested doses:
Soft tissue infiltration: 2 to 6 mg
Ganglia: 1 to 2 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for Lichen Simplex ChronicusSuggested doses:
Soft tissue infiltration: 2 to 6 mg
Ganglia: 1 to 2 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for PsoriasisSuggested doses:
Soft tissue infiltration: 2 to 6 mg
Ganglia: 1 to 2 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for Granuloma AnnulareSuggested doses:
Soft tissue infiltration: 2 to 6 mg
Ganglia: 1 to 2 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for Lichen PlanusSuggested doses:
Soft tissue infiltration: 2 to 6 mg
Ganglia: 1 to 2 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for KeloidsSuggested doses:
Soft tissue infiltration: 2 to 6 mg
Ganglia: 1 to 2 mg

Recommended Adult Dose for Idiopathic (Immune) Thrombocytopenic Purpura – 40 mg orally once a day for 4 days
-An additional 4-day course may be given if bleeding symptoms are present on day 7 or platelet count remains below 30 x10(9)/L

Recommended Pediatric Dose for Cerebral Edema – 0.2 mg/kg/24 hr oral/IV/IM in divided doses

Recommended Pediatric Dose for Meningitis – Meningitis (H. influenzae type b):
Infants and Children 6 weeks or older: 0.15 mg/kg/dose IV every 6 hours for the first 2 to 4 days of antibiotic treatment

Recommended Pediatric Dose for Anti-inflammatory – Dosing should be individualized on the basis of disease and patient response

Oral:
-Initial dose: 0.02 mg to 0.3 mg/kg/day OR 0.6 to 9 mg/m2/day orally in 3 or 4 divided doses
-Maintenance dose: After a favorable initial response, dose should be decreased in small amounts to the lowest dose that maintains an adequate clinical response; if a positive response is not achieved after a reasonable period of time, alternative therapy should be sought.

Recommended Pediatric Dose for Immunosuppression – Dosing should be individualized on the basis of disease and patient response

Oral:
-Initial dose: 0.02 mg to 0.3 mg/kg/day OR 0.6 to 9 mg/m2/day orally in 3 or 4 divided doses
-Maintenance dose: After a favorable initial response, dose should be decreased in small amounts to the lowest dose that maintains an adequate clinical response; if a positive response is not achieved after a reasonable period of time, alternative therapy should be sought.

 Storage : Store at controlled room temperature 20º to 25ºC

FDA Approved : n/a

Jenisha Kumar
Date

January 15, 2021

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