Dexamethasone Intensol

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Dexamethasone Intensol

Drug Info for dexamethasone intensol

Dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, is similar to a natural hormone produced by your adrenal glands. It often is used to replace this chemical when your body does not make enough of it. It relieves inflammation (swelling, heat, redness, and pain) and is used to treat certain forms of arthritis; skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid, and intestinal disorders (e.g., colitis); severe allergies; and asthma. Dexamethasone is also used to treat certain types of cancer. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dexamethasone Intensol treats symptoms of several diseases and conditions. There is not a generic version currently available. The average Dexamethasone Intensol cash price for a 30 mL bottle of 1 mg/mL oral concentrate is manageable at about $31. You can pay even less for Dexamethasone Intensol by using our free OptionRx discount card at a participating pharmacy near you.

  • TaperDex 6-Day
  • ZonaCort
  • TaperDex
  • ZCORT 7-Day
  • Decadron
  • Dexabliss 11-Day Dose Pack
  • DexPak
  • Dxevo
  • Hemady
  • HiDex
  • TaperDex 7-Day

Oral liquid: Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you. If you are using this medicine for an ongoing illness, your dose may need to be changed occasionally.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.

Hemady„¢: May be taken with or without food.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Missed dose: If your schedule is one dose every other day and you cannot use the missed dose until late in the day, wait until the next morning to use your medicine. Then skip a day and go back to your regular schedule.If your schedule is one dose every day, use the missed dose as soon as you can. Then go back to your regular schedule.If your schedule is more than one dose every day, use the missed dose as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use two doses at that time. Then go back to your regular schedule.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to dexamethasone, or if you have a fungal infection.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Using Hemady„¢ while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant during treatment and for 1 month after your last dose. If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away.

Do not breastfeed during treatment with Hemady„¢ and for 2 weeks after your last dose.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease (including cirrhosis), adrenal gland problems, blood clots, diabetes, eye or vision problems, heart failure, high blood pressure, myasthenia gravis, osteoporosis, stomach or bowel problems (including ulcer, diverticulitis), thyroid problems, depression, mental health problems, or a recent heart attack.

This medicine may cause the following problems:High blood pressureEye or vision problems (including cataracts or glaucoma), with long-term useIncreased risk for cancer (including Kaposi€™s sarcoma)Adrenal gland problemsStomach or bowel perforation (tear or hole)Bone problems (including osteoporosis)Muscle problemsSlow growth in childrenChanges in mood or behavior

This medicine could cause you to get infections more easily. Tell your doctor right away if you have any type of infection (including herpes eye infection, tuberculosis, or threadworm) or a recent exposure to chickenpox or measles. Tell your doctor if you have an infection that keeps coming back.

If you use this medicine for a long time, tell your doctor about any extra stress or anxiety in your life, including other health concerns and emotional stress. Your dose might need to be changed for a short time while you have extra stress.

Talk with your doctor before using this medicine if you plan to have children. Some men who is taking Hemady„¢ have become infertile (unable to have children).

This medicine may raise your blood sugar level, especially in people with diabetes.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Some medicines can affect how dexamethasone works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Aminoglutethimide, aprepitant, carbamazepine, carfilzomib, cholestyramine, cobicistat, cyclosporine, digitalis, digoxin, ephedrine, indinavir, indomethacin, lenalidomide, pancuronium, phenobarbital, phenytoin, pomalidomide, ritonavir, thalidomideBirth control pills (including estrogen)Blood thinner (including warfarin)Diuretic (water pill)Insulin or other diabetes medicineMedicine to treat an infection (including amphotericin B, azithromycin, clarithromycin, erythromycin, isoniazid, itraconazole, ketoconazole, rifampin)NSAID pain or arthritis medicine (including aspirin, celecoxib, diclofenac, naproxen)Potassium supplement

This medicine may interfere with vaccines. Ask your doctor before you get a flu shot or any other vaccines.

This medicine may interfere with vaccines. Ask your doctor before you get a flu shot or any other vaccines.

Let your doctor know if you have any events causing unusual stress or anxiety in your life. Your dose of this medicine may need to be changed.

It may be easier for you to get an infection while you are receiving dexamethasone. Avoid people who are sick or have infections. If you are exposed to chickenpox or measles, tell your doctor right away.

Carefully follow any diet instructions your doctor gives you while you are using dexamethasone.

Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using dexamethasone.

Your doctor may need to check you at regular visits to make sure this medicine is working properly. Keep all your appointments.

  • Skin changes or growths
  • Unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness
  • Increased hunger or thirst, increase in how much or how often you urinate
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blurred vision or other changes in vision, trouble seeing, eye pain
  • Bone pain, decrease in height
  • Chest pain, trouble breathing, coughing up blood
  • Dark freckles, skin color changes, coldness, weakness, tiredness, weight loss
  • Depression, unusual thoughts, feelings, or behaviors, trouble sleeping
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, body aches
  • Rapid weight gain, swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, or red or black stools
  • Round, puffy face
  • Weight gain around your neck, upper back, breast, face, or waist
Frequently Asked Questions

Dexamethasone Intensol is a corticosteroid, and it is used to prevent the release of substances that cause inflammation in the body. Dexamethasone Intensol is used to treat different conditions including as arthritis; allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders. Steroids are known to affect growth in children, and since Dexamethasone Intensol is a corticosteroid, please consult your doctor before administering this drug to children.

There is not currently a similar drug to Intensol available on the U.S. market. Consult with your doctor for suitable alternatives for you.

The average Dexamethasone Intensol price without insurance is about $31 for one 30 mL bottle. Prices vary depending on the pharmacy location.

There is not a generic version of Dexamethasone Intensol currently available. Fortunately, you can use our free Dexamethasone Intensol discount card to reduce the cost of this drug by up to 80 percent when you purchase this medication at a participating local pharmacy.

Dexamethasone Intensol is a 1 mg/mL oral concentrate. Follow your doctor's dosage instructions for this drug, or follow the dosage instructions on the packaging.

There is not a Dexamethasone Intensol manufacturer coupon or Patient Assistance Program currently available. However, you can save on your Dexamethasone Intensol cost by using our free prescription coupon card. Customers typically find that they save more on their medications when using our coupons instead of manufacturer coupons.