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Decdak Dt Tablets

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 8.96*
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Decdak Dt Tablets Description

Decdak Dt Tab is used for the treatment of various inflammatory conditions, allergies, auto-immune conditions and manage the symptoms and side effects of certain types of cancer. It contains Dexamet

hasone, which belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It works by reducing the formation of inflammation-causing substances in the body. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It should be taken with or after food. Decdak Dt Tab should be avoided by pregnant women and should be given to children under medical supervision. You may sometimes experience side effects like depression, increased appetite, indigestion, nervousness, decreased wound healing, mood swings, hallucinations, etc while on treatment with Decdak Dt Tab . Most of the side effects are temporary. However, if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDexamethasone(4.0 Mg)
UsesAllergy, swelling, auto-immune disorders
Side effectsAnxiety, stomach discomforts, insomnia, mood swings
TherapySTEROID
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uses

Uses of Decdak Dt Tablets

  • Decdak Dt Tab is a steroid medicine used to treat various inflammatory conditions and auto-immune disorders
  • For relieving pain and inflammation in different body parts and various conditions, for eaxmple arthritis
  • To treat various allergies associated with the skin (eczema, erythroderma) and lung disorders (asthma attack)
  • It is also used in cancer therapy to reduce some specific symptoms and side effects to improve the quality of life
contraindications

Contraindications of Decdak Dt Tablets

Contraindications

If you are allergic to dexamethasone or any other components of this medicine
sideEffects

Side effects of Decdak Dt Tablets

  • The side effects of this are highly dependent on the dose and duration of the treatment. You may experience anxiety, stomach discomforts, insomnia, mood swings, dizziness, and restlessness
  • Prolonged use of this medicine can suppress the activity of adrenal glands and induce Cushing's syndrome characterised by a moon face, obesity, and pink-purple stretch marks
  • Other side effects are visual disturbances, blood-related disorders, skin reactions, weak immunity, high blood pressure and masking of underlying infections
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Decdak Dt Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Decdak Dt Tab s during pregnancy?
A:
Decdak Dt Tab is not recommended during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester. It may increase the risk of growth retardation, abnormal brain development and cleft palate/lip in the fetus. Cases of cataracts also have been observed in babies born to mothers taking steroids for long term. Thus, it should be taken when the doctor recommends after assessing the benefits and the risks to an unborn baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Decdak Dt Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into breast milk in small amounts. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Decdak Dt Tab ?
A:
It is less likely to affect your driving abilities. However, you should not drive if you experience any side effects which can hamper your ability to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Decdak Dt Tab s?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol, it is important to consult your doctor if you drink alcohol too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any skin allergies, rise in blood sugar levels, or you have diabetes
  • You experience mood disturbances, fits and other psychiatric problems including suicidal thoughts after taking this medicine
  • You experience visual disturbances and eye infections. Upon long term use, there is the probability that you may develop a cataract
  • You are elderly or you have a heart problem, high blood pressure and cholesterol, blood clotting problems, liver and kidney diseases
  • You are trying to conceive or taking any fertility treatment, discuss with your doctor before taking this medicine, as it can impair the fertility of an individual.
  • You have a history of muscle weakness due to steroid therapy or have a condition called myasthenia gravis
  • Decdak Dt Tab may cause inflammation and swelling in different parts of your gut like stomach, pancreas and can also cause ulcers
  • Children and adolescents consuming steroids should be observed for growth abnormalities as steroids can retard the growth in children
  • Decdak Dt Tab makes you more prone for infections, in case you are suffering from an infection like a fungal infection, measles and chickenpox
  • You are taking medicines to suppress the immune response, discuss your condition with a doctor
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Mode of Action of Decdak Dt Tablets

How Does It Work?

Decdak Dt Tab is a steroidal medication. Steroids are hormones produced in the human body and responsible for normal body functions. It acts by suppressing the immune response in allergies and inflamm...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Decdak Dt Tablets

  • Take Decdak Dt Tab regularly as directed by your doctor
  • This medicine should be taken with meal or after eating a meal
  • It should be swallowed whole with a sufficient amount of liquid
interactions

Interactions of Decdak Dt Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Contraceptives, when taken with this medicine can prolong the effect of Decdak Dt Tab
  • Antacid medicine containing salts of aluminium and magnesium should be used after a gap of 2-hours with this medicine
  • Rifampicin, Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Ephedrine, and Primidone can reduce the effect of this medicine
  • Concomitant use of Decdak Dt Tab with antifungal medicines such as Ketoconazole and Itraconazole can increase the effect of this medicine. Variations in blood count can be seen if this medicine is ta...
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  • Digoxin medicines used to treat heart failure when consumed along with this medicine can reduce the potassium levels in the body
  • Decdak Dt Tab can reduce the blood-glucose-lowering action of anti-diabetic medicines and can also reduce the anticoagulant effect of medicines like Coumarin
  • There can be increased the risk of ulcers and bleeding in the digestive tract when painkillers such as Aspirin and Indomethacin are taken with this medicine
  • Decdak Dt Tab when taken with muscle relaxants, muscle relaxing effect is prolonged
  • Atropine or other medicines used to dilate pupil can increase pressure inside your eyes, if used with this medicine
  • Medicines used to suppress immune response such as Cyclosporin can increase the risk of getting infections, if taken along with this medicine
  • Decdak Dt Tab should not be consumed within 8 weeks if you have received any live vaccine
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Decdak Dt Tablets

  • Store the s at room temperature and away from moisture
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Decdak Dt Tablets

Overdose

The overdose of Decdak Dt Tab s can affect your metabolic and hormonal activity. The symptoms are very similar to side effects such as salt imbalance, swelling of face, stomach discomforts, and brain-...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of this , take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicin...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Decdak Dt Tab be given to children?

A: Decdak Dt Tab s should only be given to children if it is prescribed by the doctor and in the exact dose as prescribed under the supervision of an adult. Giving steroids to children for a long term can impair their growth.

Q: Is Decdak Dt Tab an antibiotic?

A: No, Decdak Dt Tab is not an antibiotic. It is a steroid used to treat swelling and inflammation.

Q: Can I stop taking Decdak Dt Tab on my own?

A: No, you should not stop taking Decdak Dt Tab abruptly as it can result in steroidal withdrawal symptoms such as weakness, fatigue, loss of appetite, diarrhoea and vomiting. Steroid medicines should be stopped by reducing the dose slowly without stopping the treatment abruptly. You should always consult your doctor about this matter.

Q: Is there any side effect of Decdak Dt Tab?

A: Lack of sleep, anxiety, stomach discomfort, restlessness, weak immunity, visual disturbance etc. are few common side effects of this medicine. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: Is Decdak Dt Tab a steroid?

A: Yes, Decdak Dt Tab contains the steroid dexamethasone as its active ingredient. It is a hormone that produce in the human body and is responsible for body functions. It suppresses the immune response in allergies and inflammation.
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Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 01:19 PM (IST)
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