Dexona 0.5 MG Tablet
Dexona 0.5 MG Tablet functions as an anticonvulsant, and decreases the occurrence of abnormal nerve impulses in the brain which can lead to severe reactions like seizures and acute pain. The drug essentially treats nerve pains like trigeminal neuralgia as well as diabetic neuropathy. Moreover, the drug also effectively treats bipolar disorder.
The medicine should be taken as prescribed, and directions of the doctor should be adhered to strictly. Available in a capsule or tablet form, the drug is meant to be consumed whole.Dexona 0.5 MG Tabletis also available in liquid as well. The effect of the medicine is quite slow and does lead to some side effects; it may take about a couple of weeks or more for your condition to improve. A few common side effects ofDexona 0.5 MG Tabletare-
In case you suffer from the following less common side effects call the doctor as soon as possible-
- skin rash
- irregular heartbeat
- fever, face or lip swelling, sore throat
- appetite loss, dark stool and urine
- problems with breathing and experiencing chills
Before starting the drug make sure to give your doctor detailed information about any existing health issues and allergies. For instance, patients with bone marrow suppression are advised not to consume this medication. Also inform the doctor if you suffer from heart problems, thyroid issues, porphyria, lupus, mental illness or a kidney problem. If you are on the drug during your pregnancy make sure to clearly follow the doctor’s instructions on dosage and consumption. Do not stop the drug or increase dosage without the doctor’s advice as it can cause severe complications for the baby.
Dexona tablet is used to treat the following problems:
Bone Marrow Suppression
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 3 days
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 4.5 hours for immediate-release tablets, 3 to 12 hours for extended-release tablets and 1.5 hours for oral suspension.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women should avoid consumption of this medicine without proper doctor consultation.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is given to a breastfeeding mother only if it is clearly needed or there are no safer alternatives available. Some side-effects like discoloration of eyes and skin, drowsiness and weight gain should be monitored closely.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dexona 0.5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Dexona 0.5 MG Tablet belongs to the class anticonvulsant. It works by reducing the excitation of the brain cells by inhibiting the sodium channels thus inhibits the repetitive firing of brain cells.
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