How Dexamethasone works
- Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
tablet can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. Is Dexamethasone a steroid?
Yes, tablet is a steroid medicine also know as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing. tablet helps in treating various illnesses involving inflammation (redness, tenderness, heat and swelling) in the body.
Q. What is Dexamethasone use for?
tablet has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is use to treat conditions like allergic conditions, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory skin diseases. It also aids in treating autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage) and certain eye disorders. Additionally, it is use to treat cancer and nephrotic syndrome when used with other medicines.
Q. How is Dexamethasone administer?
tablet should be administer by a doctor or under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administer. Usually, it is give into a muscle (intramuscular), joint (intra-articular), directly into a vein (direct intravenous), infusion or into the area being treat (soft tissue infiltration). The dose will be decide by your doctor based on the condition you are being treated for as well as your body weight. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the maximum benefit from tablet.
Q. How does Dexamethasone work?
tablet works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses caused due to active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.
Q. Is Dexamethasone better than Prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that tablet is a long-acting glucocorticoid, and it is nearly 6 times more potent than Prednisone. It stays in our body for a longer duration and is better tolerate when used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of your condition.