DEXAMETHASONE INJECTION

Injections

DEXAMETHASONE INJECTION

PACKING:
30 ml, 20 ml

COMPOSITION:
Each ml contains
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate
I.P.   
 
Equ.to Dexamethasone Phosphate  
 
4 mg
Methylparaben
I.P.
0.15% w/v
Propylparaben
 
0.02% w/v
(As preservatives)
 
 
 
DESCRIPTION:
Dexamethasone is an anti-inflammatory 9-fluoro-glucocorticoid. Dexamethasone is a Corticosteroid. The mechanism of action of dexamethasone is as a Corticosteroid Hormone Receptor Agonist.
 
 
 
MECHANISM OF ACTION:
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate is a sodium phosphate salt form of Dexamethasone, a synthetic adrenal corticosteroid with potent anti-inflammatory properties. In addition to binding to specific nuclear steroid receptors, dexamethasone also interferes with NF-kB activation and apoptotic pathways. This agent lacks the salt-retaining properties of other related adrenal hormones. Dexamethasone Sodium phosphate are primarily used for their potent anti-inflammatory effects in disorders of many organ systems. They modify the bodys immune responses to diverse stimuli. Dexamethasone sodium phosphate injection has a rapid onset but short duration of action when compared with less soluble preparations.
 
INDICATIONS:
It used to treat a number of conditions including arthritis, blood/hormone/immune system disorders, allergic reactions, certain skin and eye conditions, breathing problems, certain bowel disorders.
 
CONTRAINDICATIONS:
Do not use in viral infections. Except when used for emergency therapy. Existence of congestive heart failure, osteoporosis and diabetes are relative contraindications.
 
SIDE EFFECTS:
Swelling, redness, pain, or soreness at the injection site may occur. May also infrequently cause loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or headache.
 
DOSAGE:
As directed by the physician.
 
STORAGE:
Keep out of reach of the children Store below 25℃. Protect from light.
 
FOR IM/IV USE ONLY
 
PRESENTATION:
1 X 20 ml Vial
1 X 30 ml Vial
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