Para que serve dexametasona 0 5mg 5ml?

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Para que serve dexametasona 0 5mg 5ml?

Para que serve dexametasona 0 5mg 5ml?

Este medicamento é destinado ao tratamento de condições nas quais os efeitos anti inflamatórios e imunossupressores (diminuição da atividade de defesa do organismo) dos corticosteroides (classe medicamentosa da dexametasona) são desejados, incluindo distúrbios reumáticos/artríticos, cutâneos (da pele), oculares, ...

Para que é usado o remédio dexametasona?

Há quase 60 anos, a dexametasona é utilizada para aliviar inflamações e tratar doenças que requeiram ação imunossupressora como a artrite reumatoide, alergias, asma entre outras enfermidades.

Como tomar dexametasona em líquido?

Dar 2,0 mg de Dexametasona por via oral a cada 6 horas, durante 48 horas.

How long can you be on dexamethasone?

  • It depends on the dose you're taking, how long you take it for and any conditions you have that might make you more susceptible to problems. In general, taking an occasional course of dexamethasone for less than three weeks is unlikely to cause any serious problems.

When to taper dexamethasone?

  • During radiation therapy, a tapering dose of dexamethasone, as clinically tolerated (to alleviate symptoms of brain edema), is prescribed, and the lowest effective dose is used. After completion of radiation therapy, the dexamethasone is tapered and discontinued over 2 - 4 weeks usually.

Does dexamethasone raise blood sugar?

  • Dexamethasone can increase blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, your healthcare provider may recommend that you test your blood sugar more often while taking this drug. The dose of your diabetes medications may need to be adjusted.

Does dexamethasone increase BP?

  • The use of this medicine may change sodium and potassium levels. This medicine may increase the excretion of potassium and elevate the sodium level. The use of Dexamethasone may change blood pressure. Patients may have increased levels of blood pressure while using this medicine.

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