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Endocrine System
Endocrine System

Dexsol (Dexamethasone) Oral Solution

Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid.

Indicated for use in certain endocrine and non-endocrine disorders, in certain cases of cerebral oedema and for diagnostic testing of adrenocortical hyperfunction.
Endocrine disorders: Endocrine exophthalmos.
Non-endocrine disorders: Dexamethasone may be used in the treatment of non-endocrine corticosteroid responsive conditions including: Allergy and anaphylaxis: Anaphylaxis. Arteritis collagenosis: Polymyalgia rheumatica, polyarteritis nodosa. Haematological disorders: Haemolytic anaemia (also auto immune), leukaemia, myeloma, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura in adults, reticulolymphoproliferative disorders (see also under oncological disorders). Gastroenterological disorders: For treatment during the critical stage in: ulcerative colitis (rectal only); regional enteritis (Crohn’s disease), certain forms of hepatitis. Muscular disorders: Polymyositis. Neurological disorders: Raised intra-cranial pressure secondary to cerebral tumours, acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis. Ocular disorders: Anterior and posterior uveitis, optic neuritis, chorioretinitis, iridocyclitis, temporal arteritis, orbital pseudotumour. Renal disorders: Nephrotic syndrome Pulmonary disorders: Chronic bronchial asthma, aspiration pneumonitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sarcoidosis, allergic pulmonary disease such as farmer’s and pigeon breeder’s lung, Löffler’s syndrome, cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis. Rheumatic disorders: some cases or specific forms (Felty’s syndrome, Sjörgen’s syndrome) of rheumatoid arthritis, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, acute rheumatism, lupus erythematosus disseminatus, temporal arteritis (polymyalgia rheumatica). Skin disorders: Pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, erythrodermas, serious forms of erythema multiforme (Stevens-Johnson syndrome), mycosis fungoides, bullous dermatitis herpetiformis. Oncological Disorders: lymphatic leukaemia, especially acute forms, malignant lymphoma (Hodgkin’s disease, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma), metastasized breast cancer, hypercalcaemia as a result of bone metastasis or Kahler’s disease, Kahler’s disease. Various: intense allergic reactions; as immunosuppressant in organ transplantation; as an adjuvant in the prevention of nausea and vomiting and in the treatment of cancer with oncolytics that have a serious emetic effect. Covid-19:Dexamethasone is indicated in the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adult patients who require supplemental oxygen therapy.
Childhood Croup: Heterogeneous group of illnesses affecting the larynx, trachea and bronchi. Laryngotracheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis, laryngotracheobronchopneumonitis and spasmodic croup are included in the croup syndrome.

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Endocrine System

Dexsol (Dexamethasone) Oral Solution

Dexsol (Dexamethasone) Oral Solution
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Storage Conditions Do not store above 25°C. Do not refrigerate. The storage at temperatures higher than 25°C could allow precipitation inside the solution. Do not use the product if solid particles are observed inside the solution. This product is sensitive to light. Store in the original package.
Sucrose Free
Shelf Life (Closed Bottle/Open Bottle) 24 months / 3 months
PIP Code 375-9404
EAN Code 50-16119-08469-0
Sodium Levels Essentially sodium-free
Ethanol Concentration None

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Flavour Mint
Storage Conditions Do not store above 25°C. Do not refrigerate. The storage at temperatures higher than 25°C could allow precipitation inside the solution. Do not use the product if solid particles are observed inside the solution. This product is sensitive to light. Store in the original package.
Sucrose Free
Shelf Life (Closed Bottle/Open Bottle) 24 months / 3 months
PIP Code 271-4731
EAN Code 05016119000386
Sodium Levels Essentially sodium-free
Ethanol Concentration None

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    Endocrine System

    Dexsol (Dexamethasone) Oral Solution

    Dexsol (Dexamethasone) Oral Solution