- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Diclofenac Diethylamine
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Decadron* used for?
Generic for Decadron* (Dexamethasone) is a corticosteroid medicine used to reduce inflammation in a wide range of disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis, acute gouty arthritis, Crohn's disease, systemic lupus, and severe allergic conditions such as bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, and drug-induced allergies. It is also prescribed to treat lung diseases, digestive tract diseases, skin diseases, blood disorders, and eye diseases such as allergic conjunctivitis. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Decadron*?
The dosage of Generic for Decadron* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Generic for Decadron* can be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Decadron*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Decadron* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Decadron*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Decadron*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Decadron*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Decadron*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Decadron*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Decadron* can interact with blood-thinning medications.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Decadron*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Decadron* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Decadron* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Decadron* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Decadron* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Decadron* can cause side effects such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar, weight gain, insomnia, fluid retention, headache, muscle weakness, glaucoma, and irregular menses. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Decadron*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Decadron*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Decadron* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Decadron*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Decadron*?
How will Generic for Decadron* work in my body?
How should Generic for Decadron* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Decadron* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Decadron* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.