Depotex 4 MG Tablet
Depotex 4 MG Tablet is a steroid, which prevents the release of certain chemicals in the body that result in inflammation. The drug is quite effective in the treatment of a number of inflammatory health problems such as gland disorders, lupus, arthritis, psoriasis as well as ulcerative colitis. It also treats various other inflammatory conditions of the lungs, skin, eyes, blood cells, stomach and nervous system of the body.
Because the steroid is strong it can lead to a number of side effects which gradually disappear as the body adjusts to the medicine. Some of these side effects are weakness and slight muscle pain, headache, bloating and discomfort of the stomach. Make sure to contact your doctor if you experience the following-
- Tunnel or blurred vision along with eye pain
- problems with breathing
- behavioral changes, mood swing and depression
- pain in the arms back or leg
Before you start the medicine the doctor needs to ensure if Depotex 4 MG Tablet is safe. Thus make sure to provide him a detailed history of your allergies, overall fitness and existing health problems. Inform him if you suffer from problems like hypertension, heart disease, kidney or liver issues, tuberculosis, pinworms, thyroid disorders, mental illness, epilepsy or cataracts. Depending on your health the doctor will then adjust the dosage of Depotex 4 MG Tablet.
The dosage of Depotex 4 MG Tablet for adults may vary from 4mg to 48mg daily. In case of children dosage is decided depending upon the health of the patient and condition that is being treated.
Certain precautions should also be taken to prevent side effects from aggravating. For instance avoid grapefruit juice consumption. it is also advised that ‘live’ vaccines should not be taken when on this drug. Patients taking Depotex 4 MG Tablet can easily catch infections. Thus they should also avoid interacting with sick family members or friends.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
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