The dexamethasone oral tablet is used to treat many conditions.
Using dexamethasone with certain blood thinners can decrease the levels of these drugs in your body.
Two important issues are the duration and timing of dexamethasone therapy.
Rare instances of anaphylactoid reactions have occurred in patients receiving corticosteroid therapy see ADVERSE REACTIONS. If you are using the liquid form of the medication, use a medication-measuring device to carefully measure the prescribed dose.
Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients. Thalidomide Co-administration with thalidomide should be employed cautiously, as toxic epidermal necrolysis has been reported with concomitant use.
There have been cases reported in which concomitant use of amphotericin B and hydrocorti-sone was followed by cardiac enlargement and congestive heart failure see PRECAUTIONS DRUG INTERACTIONS Amphotericin B injection and potassium-depleting agents. Dexamethasone injection may cause other side effects. Thus, results of the DST should be interpreted with caution in these patients. Your child s doctor will watch your child s growth carefully while your child is using dexamethasone injection.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
The anemia could be reversed upon discontinuation of dosing.
The discoloration is reversible upon drug discontinuation, may be seen for up to 5 years, and may also involve the tears, saliva, feces, and sputum.
Patients should be advised against the simultaneous use of other CNS depressant drugs, and cautioned that the effect of alcohol may be increased.
Your medication may not work as well or may stop working completely. Helga ErlendsdГіttir, BryndГs SigurГ°ardГіttir, HjГ¶rdГs HarГ°ardГіttir, Ingi Karl Reynisson, MagnГєs GottfreГ°sson, SigurГ°ur GuГ°mundsson. ANNETTE SPREER, JOACHIM GERBER, MAREIKE HANSSEN, STEFANIE SCHINDLER, CORINNA HERMANN, PETER LANGE, HELMUT EIFFERT, ROLAND NAU.
Dexamethasone is a category C pregnancy drug.