Does your children need to be prescribed with Dexamethasone? KixCare can help your children get prescribed within minutes. Medications will only be prescribed if the doctor believes it is appropriate and safe for your children.
Prescriptions written by qualified Pediatricians at no extra cost.
KixCare Pediatricians can prescribe medications online where deemed medically necessary and appropriate after an assessment. Simply indicate your preferred pharmacy when booking your appointment and your Pediatrician will send a secure fax directly to that pharmacy with details on the medication name, formulation, dosage, frequency, and duration.
Please note: not all KixCare Pediatricians may be comfortable prescribing all types of medication. KixCare Pediatricians may refer your child to in-person care in cases where diagnoses cannot be confirmed online.
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Dexamethasone decreases your child’s immune system responses to various diseases to reduce symptoms such as swelling and allergic-type reactions.
Dexamethasone is used to treat conditions such as arthritis, blood/hormone disorders, allergic reactions, skin diseases, eye problems, breathing problems, bowel disorders, cancer, and immune system disorders.
Your child should take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. Take with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. Take the tablet form of this medication with a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs your children otherwise.
• Upset Stomach • Heartburn • Headache • Trouble sleeping • Increased appetite If any of these effects last or get worse, please contact your doctor immediately.
If your child has any of the following symptoms/conditions, they should not be taking Dexamethasone: • Active, untreated tuberculosis • Inactive tuberculosis • Herpes simplex infection of the eye • Infection due to a fungus