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Dex Z 210gm Powder

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210g Oral Powder in Bottle
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MRP 80.00
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Medical Description

Dex Z Powder is a corticosteroid, used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, allergic reactions, etc. It contains dexamethasone sodium phosphate.

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ContainsDexamethasone
UsesAsthma, Cancer
Side effectsUpset stomach, Heartburn, Headache, Swelling, Increased appetite
ClassificationSTEROID
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Uses of Dex Z 210gm Powder

  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Skin diseases
  • Oral administration is not possible
  • Bowel disorders

Contraindications of Dex Z 210gm Powder

  • Hypersenitivity
  • Fungal infection
  • Administration of vaccines

Side effects of Dex Z 210gm Powder

  • Upset stomach
  • Heartburn
  • Headache
  • Swelling
  • Increased appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Dex Z 210gm Powder

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Dex Z Powder be administered during pregnancy?
A:
Dex Z Powder crosses the placental barrier and thus, should be avoided during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dex Z Powder while breastfeeding?
A:
Dex Z Powder contents may pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor regarding its safety.

Driving

Q:
Is it safe to drive after administering Dex Z Powder?
A:
No incidents have been reported after taking Dex Z Powder. If you feel unwell, do not drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dex Z Powder?
A:
Avoid alcohol if you have taken Dex Z Powder as it may increase the risk of stomach bleeding

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of blood pressure, heart problems, etc.
  • You have allergies
  • You have kidney or liver disease
  • You have mental/mood disorders
  • You have any infections

Mode of Action of Dex Z 210gm Powder

How Does It Work?

Dex Z Powder is a corticosteroid, that is readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Reduces swelling and allergic reactions by decreasing the immune system's response, i.e. it alters the immun...
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Directions for Use of Dex Z 210gm Powder

Dex Z Powder is administered orally. Discuss with your doctor before self administration.

Interactions of Dex Z 210gm Powder

Interactions with other medicines

  • Dex Z Powder increases the renal clearance of salicylates
  • Phenytoin, barbiturates, ephedrine, carbamazepine, rifampicin enhance the metabolic clearance rate of Dex Z Powder
  • Patients being treated with indomethacin show false-negative results in Dexamethasone suppression test
  • Corticosteroid treatment changes the efficacy of coumarin anti-coagulants
  • Corticosteroids antagonize the effect of hypoglycaemic agents
  • Hypokalaemia maybe developed when potassion-depleting diuretics are given along with Dex Z Powder
  • If you consume other medications, do mention it to your physician before administering Dex Z Powder

Storage and disposal of Dex Z 210gm Powder

Dex Z Powder should be stored below 25º C. Unused portion should be discarded immediately after use.

Dosage of Dex Z 210gm Powder

Overdose

  • Anaphylactic and hypersensitivity reactions maybe treated with adrenaline.
  • Do seek immediate medical attention if you over dose on Dex Z Powder.

Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Dex Z Powder, ask your physician for a new dose schedule. Do not take double doses.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Will Dex Z Powder affect my menstruation cycle?

A: Dex Z Powder may affect your menstrual cycle. Discuss with your doctor.

Q: Should I alter my diet while on Dex Z Powder?

A: Dietry restrictions on salt maybe required. Consult your physician

Q: Are withdrawal symptoms observed when Dex Z Powder is stopped?

A: Withdrawal symptoms of Dex Z Powder maybe observed after prolonged therapy such as, fever, muscle pain, etc.
Product Details
Brand
DEX Z
Expires on or After
20/08/2022

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Last Updated on: 24 Mar 2022 | 09:40 PM (IST)
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