Dexamethasone for Covid-19

What is Dexamethasone and does it neutralize COVID-19?

Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid utilized in a wide scope of conditions for its calming and immuno suppressant impacts.

It was tried in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in the United Kingdom's public clinical preliminary RECOVERY and was found to have benefits for basically sick patients.

As indicated by primer discoveries imparted to WHO (and now accessible as a preprint), for patients on ventilators, the treatment appeared to lessen mortality by around 33%, and for patients requiring just oxygen, mortality was cut by around one fifth.

Were all patients in RECOVERY given dexamethasone?

Qualified patients were haphazardly dispensed between a few treatment arms. Dexamethasone was directed as an oral (fluid or tablets) or intravenous planning, at a portion of 6 mg once every day for ten days, in one of the arms.

In pregnant or breastfeeding ladies, patients were randomized to prednisolone (a milder corticosteroid) 40 mg managed by mouth.

Does WHO suggest the utilization of dexamethasone for COVID-19 patients?

On 2 September 2020, WHO gave a between time rule on the utilization of dexamethasone and different corticosteroids for the treatment of COVID-19. The rules were created by a board of WHO and worldwide specialists and agents and depend on proof gathered from seven clinical preliminaries.

The rules make two suggestions:

Suggestion 1:

WHO emphatically suggests that corticosteroids (for example dexamethasone, hydrocortisone or prednisone) be given orally or intravenously for the treatment of patients with serious and basic COVID-19.

Suggestion 2:

WHO educates against the utilization concerning corticosteroids in the treatment of patients with non-serious COVID-19, except if the patient is as of now taking this medicine for another condition.

The time and length of the drug ought to be once day by day for 7-10 days.

The everyday portion ought to be 6 mg of dexamethasone, comparable to 160 mg of hydrocortisone (for example 50 mg like clockwork or 100 mg at regular intervals), 40 mg of prednisone, 32 mg of methylprednisolone (8 mg like clockwork).

The board of specialists made its suggestion based on the moderate conviction proof of a mortality decrease of 8.7% and 6.7% in patients with COVID-19 who are basically or seriously sick.


Dexamethasone is utilized to treat conditions like joint inflammation, blood/chemical issues, hypersensitive responses, skin illnesses, eye issues, breathing issues, gut issues, disease, and safe framework issues. It is likewise utilized as a test for an adrenal organ problem (Cushing's syndrome). Dexamethasone has a place with a class of medications known as corticosteroids. It diminishes your safe framework's reaction to different sicknesses to lessen indications like expanding and hypersensitive sort responses.

Instructions to utilize dexamethasone oral

Accept this medicine by mouth as coordinated by your PCP. Take with food or milk to forestall stomach upset. Take the tablet type of this prescription with a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 millilitres) except if your PCP guides you in any case. On the off chance that you are utilizing the fluid type of this drug, cautiously measure the portion utilizing an extraordinary estimating gadget/spoon. Try not to utilize a family spoon since you may not get the right portion.

If you take this drug once day by day, take it toward the beginning of the day before 9 AM. On the off chance that you are taking this prescription every other day or on another timetable other than a day by day one, it might assist with writing in your schedule with an update.

The measurements and length of therapy depend on your ailment and reaction to treatment. Take this medicine precisely as recommended. Follow the dosing plan cautiously. Your PCP may endeavour to diminish your portion gradually now and again to limit results.

Try not to quit taking this drug without talking with your PCP. A few conditions may turn out to be more regrettable when this medication is abruptly halted. Likewise, you may encounter manifestations like sickness, unsteadiness, shortcoming, or muscle/joint agony. To forestall these side effects while you are halting treatment with this medication, your primary care physician may lessen your portion step by step. Counsel your primary care physician or drug specialist for additional subtleties. Report any new or demolishing indications immediately.

Tell your primary care physician if your condition doesn't improve or if it deteriorates.

Side Effects

Stomach upset, indigestion, cerebral pain, inconvenience dozing, or expanded hunger may happen. On the off chance that any of these impacts last or deteriorate, tell your primary care physician or drug specialist immediately.

Recollect that your PCP has recommended this prescription since the individual in question has decided that the advantage to you is more noteworthy than the danger of results. Numerous individuals utilizing this prescription don't have genuine results.

Tell your PCP immediately in the event that you have any genuine results, including: indications of contamination, (for example, sore throat that doesn't disappear, fever), bone/joint agony, quick/moderate/sporadic heartbeat, eye torment/pressure, vision issues, uncommon weight acquire, puffy face, growing of the lower legs/feet, manifestations of stomach/intestinal dying (like stomach/stomach torment, dark/hesitate stools, upchuck that seems as though coffee beans), mental/temperament changes (like sadness, disposition swings, fomentation), feminine period changes, muscle torment/cramps, shortcoming, simple wounding/dying, moderate injury recuperating, diminishing skin, seizures.

This prescription may seldom make your glucose rise, which can cause or demolish diabetes. Tell your primary care physician immediately in the event that you have side effects of high glucose like expanded thirst/pee. On the off chance that you as of now have diabetes, check your glucose routinely as coordinated and offer the outcomes with your PCP. Your PCP may have to change your diabetes medicine, practice program, or diet.

An intense unfavorably susceptible response to this medication is uncommon. Be that as it may, move clinical assistance immediately on the off chance that you notice any side effects of a genuine hypersensitive response, including: rash, tingling/expanding (particularly of the face/tongue/throat), serious dazedness, inconvenience relaxing.

This is certifiably not a total rundown of conceivable results. In the event that you notice different impacts not recorded above, contact your primary care physician or drug specialist.

Manufacturer of Dexamethasone Tablets And Injections

Maiden Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is one of the major manufacturers, suppliers, and exporters of Dexamethasone Tablets And Injections in India. We have two manufacturing units for this drug which are WHO-GMP certified. Maiden Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is one of the major manufacturers, suppliers, and exporters of Dexamethasone Tablets And Injections in India which have the most strict operating procedures and we have earned a name in the market for ourselves for maintaining the highest standards of quality. We have highly skilled, qualified, and experienced technical staff that works to their full potential. Maiden Pharmaceuticals Ltd. manufacturing plant is fully equipped with cameras and an automated access control system that makes it completely safe. The manufacturing plant has separate entry and exit for the material, team, and service personnel for both processes blocks with proper sanitization.

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