Indications for "Dexamethasone»



Indications for use of "Dexamethasone" in tablet form are: acute and subacute thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, progressive ophthalmopathy caused by hyperthyroidism, Addison's disease-Biermer, bronchial asthma, a disease of the connective tissue, rheumatoid arthritis (in the acute phase), autoimmune hemolytic anemia, serum sickness, agranulocytosis, acute erythroderma, acute eczema.Injections "Dexamethasone" prescribed in shock, brain edema, asthma, severe allergic manifestations, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia ostoy, agranulitsitoze, acute croup, infectious diseases, severe, diseases of the joints, acute adrenal insufficiency.

use of "Dexamethasone" during pregnancy



during pregnancy "Dexamethasone" is used to normalize hormonal levels to prevent miscarriage.Typically, injections of the drug is prescribed as a part of stationar
y treatment or preservation.Often at the same time apply the injection of vitamin E. Drops "Dexamethasone" shall be appointed during pregnancy for the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the eye (iritis, iridocyclitis, bacterial conjunctivitis), which are often developed in connection with the change in hormonal levels and many other factors.Local use of the drug does not cause systemic effects."Dexamethasone" drip 2-3 times a day 1-2 drops in each eye.

Tablets "Dexamethasone" shall be appointed by the early timing of the threat of miscarriage associated with elevated levels of male hormones.In this case, the drug should be taken during the whole period of pregnancy.The optimum dosage "Dexamethasone" is 0.5 mg per day, but it can be adjusted the doctor.

Side effects, contraindications to the use of "Dexamethasone»



«Dexamethasone" provides the following side effects: inhibition of adrenal function, steroid diabetes, hyperactivity of the adrenal cortex, increased excretion of calcium, hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, hyponatremia, increased intracranial pressure, increasebody weight, increased sweating, depression, anxiety, headache, dizziness, cramps, nausea, vomiting, allergic reactions.

drug is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the components with care it is prescribed for gastritis, peptic ulcer, esophagitis, diverticulitis, infectious and parasitic diseases, immunodeficiency, endocrine diseases, diseases of the cardiovascular system, with severe renal or hepatic failure, hypoalbuminemia, nefrourolitiaze, polio, glaucoma, systemic osteoporosis.