Each film-coated tablet contains:
Dexamethasone … 5mg
Dexamethasone is readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and metabolized mainly in the urine. Dexamethasone in the circulation is bound to plasma protein, mainly in the globulin. Because the therapeutic effect seems to allow a longer duration than the metabolic effect, intermittent treatment has been used to allow the metabolic rhythm of the body to become established while maintaining the therapeutic effects. Dexamethasone has little or no effect sodium water retension.
Inflammatory and allergic condition responsive to corticosteroid therapy.
The dosage must be based on the severity of the condition and on the response obtained.
Initial dose: 500 mcg – 10 mg daily
Or as prescribed by the physician.
Dexamethasone should be given with caution in patients who have peptic ulcer. Osteoperosis, psychoses and severe psychoneuroses, and they should be used only with great caution in the presence of CHT or hypertension, in patients with diabetes mellitus, infectious diseases, chronic renal failure and malmia and in elderly persons. Patients with quiescent tuberculosis should be observed closely and should receive chemoprophylaxis if corticosteroid therapy is prolonged.
This product contains FD & C yellow #5(tartrazine) which may cause allergic-type reactions (including bronchial asthma) and in certain susceptible persons.
Foods, Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics Act prohibited dispensing without prescription.
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30 degree Celsius.
Blister Pack x 20′s – box of 100′s