Generic Name(s): Dexamethasone
Drug Class: Corticosteroids
Treats: Inflammation, asthma, allergies, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis
Dexpak is a synthetic corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are chemicals that occur naturally and are produced by adrenal glands, which are located above the kidney. This chemical affects the function of many cells that are found in the body like suppressing the immune system and blocking inflammation. This is the reason that Dexpak is used widely for a variety of inflammation-based illnesses.
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Dexpak is used in the reduction of inflammation in many conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, acute gouty arthritis, ulcer colitis, psoriatic arthritis and Crohn's disease. Dexpak is also used for several conditions that fail to respond to other conditions like bronchial asthma, rhinitis allergic, and dermatitis that is drug-induced. This medicine works in the immune system to help in the relief of allergic reactions, swelling, itching and redness.
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Systemic lupus
- Acute gouty arthritis
- Ulcerative colitis
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Crohn's disease
Dexpak dosage is dependent on the individual that it is being administered to. The following dosage is an average dose and could differ among individuals. Do not take a larger dose or more frequent doses without approval from your doctor. Follow your medical professional's directions carefully for best results. The first dose of Dexpax is administered as an intramuscular injection by your doctor. Your dosage after that will depend on the type of Dexpak prescribed to you. Below you will find a typical dosage of Dexpak.
- Day 2-3: one tablet, taken twice daily
- Day 4: half a tablet, taken twice daily
- Day 5-6: half a tablet, taken once daily
Dexpak Side Effects
Dexpak, like any other drug, comes with its collection of side effects that vary with each individual who uses it. When you first begin taking Dexpak, watch yourself carefully for any worrying reactions. If you experience any severe side effects, consult with your doctor or medical professional immediately. Below is a list of known side effects. Note that this list is not complete.
- Blurred vision
- Decrease in the amount of urine
- Mental depression
- Noisy breathing
- Pounding of the ears
- Breathing noisily
- Weight gain
- Swelling of the fingers
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased vision
- Dry mouth
- Dry skin
- Breath odor
- Loss of appetite
- Trouble healing
Below you will find a list of drugs and substances that interact with Dexpak. As with all drugs, before taking Dexpak, you should make your doctor aware of any medications you may be taking, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as supplements and herbal remedies. Do not let anyone else take your medication, and consult your physician before taking any new medication. Note that this list is not complete.