Dexamon 1/0.1 % Drops 10 Ml
Chloramphenicol is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections. Dexamethasone is used to treat certain inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, ulcerative colitis, allergic disorders, breathing problems, lupus psoriasis, etc.
How does the drug work?
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic drug which kills or delays the growth of the bacteria. It inhibits the protein synthesis, thus, the bacterial genetic material is not synthesized. Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid, which acts by preventing the release of inflammatory mediators.
What are the common side effect?
The side effects which are common with chloramphenicol are nausea, mild diarrhea, and vomiting. The side effects which are common with dexamethasone are blurring vision, weight gain, bone thinning disorders, an increase in blood pressure, unusual hair growth.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
1. What happens if warfarin and chloramphenicol are taken together? Taking warfarin and chloramphenicol together can increase the risk of side effects such as bleeding.
2. Can I use chloramphenicol to treat common cold? Chloramphenicol does not treat viral infections such as common cold. It is only effective against bacterial infections.
3. What precautions should a diabetic patient take while using chloramphenicol? A diabetic patient needs an additional monitoring of glucose levels. Dosage adjustments may also be required, so ask a doctor.
4. What to do in the case of an overdose with chloramphenicol? Immediately contact the poison center or ask for medical help in the case of an overdose with chloramphenicol.
5. What if I miss a dose of chloramphenicol? If you forget a dose of chloramphenicol, use it immediately as you remember. However, if it is too late, then take the next dose at its scheduled time. Do not take 2 doses at a time. Dexamethasone
1. Should I inform my doctor about a scheduled surgery while using dexamethasone? Yes. You need to inform your doctor about dexamethasone use before undergoing surgery because your doctor may adjust the dose of dexamethasone.
2. Can I stop taking dexamethasone medicine if I feel better? No. Do not stop taking the medicine unless suggested by your doctor, because it may result in withdrawal symptoms.
3. How to store dexamethasone tablets? Store dexamethasone tablets in a dry and cool place. Do not keep the medicine in reach of children.
4. What are the symptoms of an overdose with dexamethasone? An overdose of dexamethasone can result in easy bleeding and bruising, menstrual problems, and decrease in libido.
5. What to do if I forgot to take the dose of dexamethasone? Take the missed dose immediately, as soon as you remember. If it is the time for next dose skip the missed dose.. Do not take a double dose.