Dexona 0.5mg

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Dexona 0.5mg Tablet is a corticosteroid used to treat various inflammatory disorders. Learn about its uses and potential side effects.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
100 Tablet/s
$13.00 $0.13
60 Tablet/s
$8.40 $0.14
30 Tablet/s
$5.40 $0.18
  • Generic Name : Dexamethasone
  • Brand Name : Decadron
  • Manufacturer Name : Zydus
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Dexona 0.5mg?

Dexona 0.5mg is a prescription medicine that treats problematic conditions of your adrenal glands.

Doctors recommend 0.5mg of Dexona for the treatment of various auto-immune disease conditions affecting bones and joints, skin and collagen, the respiratory tract, and the bowel and gut.

Dexona 0.5mg contains Dexamethasone, which belongs to a class of drugs known as Corticosteroids. It is available under the brand name Decadron.

Doctors also recommend Dexamethasone for the treatment of drug-induced hypersensitivity reactions and other allergic reactions.

Dexona tablet also corrects calcium levels in cancer patients, increasing urine output or decreasing protein loss via urine in patients suffering from kidney disorders.

Uses of Dexona 0.5mg

Doctors prescribe Dexona 0.5mg for the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Adrenal insufficiency and its associated conditions
  • Bone and joint problems
  • Problems of bowel and gut
  • High blood calcium levels due to cancer treatment
  • Protein loss via urine because of kidney disorder
  • Blood cancer

How does Dexona 0.5mg work?

Dexona tablet is a steroid medication with anti-inflammatory and immune suppressant properties. It boosts your body with adequate corticosteroid levels and allows the body to function correctly.

Dexamethasone decreases the release of certain chemicals in your body that cause pain, inflammation, swelling, and irritation. This further decreases allergic and inflammatory conditions.

How to take Dexona 0.5mg?

Take the Dexona 0.5mg tablet as recommended by your doctor. Swallow the tablet with a glass of plain water without crushing, chewing, or breaking it.

Dexamethasone can be taken after meals to prevent upset stomach problems. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration of treatment based on your body weight, age, and medical condition.

Taking 0.5mg of Dexona regularly simultaneously helps increase its effectiveness. The treatment must be continued unless a doctor tells you to stop.

Missed dose

Take the missed dose of Dexona tablet as soon as you remember. Skip your missed dosage if it's already time for the next dose.

Do not double the dose to compensate for the missed dosage.


Not following your doctor's recommendation for the prescribed dosage can make you suffer from an overdose.

If you take an overdose of Dexamethasone tablets, meet your doctor immediately or visit a nearby hospital.

Side effects of Dexona 0.5mg

The most common side effects of Dexona 0.5mg tablet include:

  • Headache
  • Acne
  • Slow wound healing
  • Fluid retention
  • Swelling of the body and face
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Bone thinning
  • High blood sugar levels

Call your doctor immediately if any of the side effects persist or worsen.

Precautions and warnings for Dexona 0.5mg

Dexona tablets can make it difficult for your body to fight infections. Inform your doctor if you suffer from any signs of infection, like a sore throat or fever.

Before starting your treatment with 0.5mg of Dexona, let the doctor know about your medical history, especially of:

  • Liver disorders
  • Kidney diseases
  • Heart problems
  • Diabetes
  • Underactive thyroid
  • Osteoporosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Hypertension
  • Glaucoma
  • Muscle problems
  • Stomach disorders
  • Depression

Doctors do not recommend this steroid medicine for patients suffering from severe untreated fungal or viral infections in the body.

Do not take a Dexamethasone tablet without a doctor's recommendation if you are pregnant or breastfeeding women. Also, your doctor should know about all other prescription & non-prescription drugs and herbal supplements you use.

Frequently asked questions about Dexona 0.5mg (FAQs)

Is it safe to take a Dexamethasone tablet?

Yes, it is safe to take Dexamethasone tablets in dose and duration as directed by the doctor.

Does the Dexona tablet make you feel high?

Yes, the Dexona tablet can make you feel high. However, such symptoms start to disappear once your treatment stops. 

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