DEXAMETHASONE:- Corticosteroid Combination and has a promising role in Anti-inflammatory and Immunosuppressant. It is readily available in the market and has a minimum price.
In the United Kingdom, It was found to be 30% effective in reducing mortality due to Covid-19 and had an effective impression for critically ill patients. for patients requiring only Oxygen, mortality was down by one-fifth. These are preliminary results which are the promising and complete result will have a wide view…
Method of Administration:- Orally as tablets OR Intravenous at a dose of 6 mg once daily for ten days.
WHY AS AN OPTION FOR COVID-19 ?
Because it provides a favorable benefit in patients with forms of PNEUMONIA and also corticosteroids are not associated with serious side effects. prolonged use should be avoided and may cause hyperglycemia that can affect the diabetic patient.