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Dexamethasone


Trade Names: 
Decadron®
Trade Names: 
Dexasone®
Trade Names: 
Dexone®
Trade Names: 
Cortasta®
Trade Names: 
Hexadrol®

Possible Uses: 
Decrease inflammation, allergic reactions, nausea, vomiting. In allogeneic transplantation, used to prevent or treat graft-versus-host disease.

Possible Side Effects: 
Fluid retention, weight gain, increased blood sugars, increased blood pressure, restlessness, anxiety, trouble sleeping, increased appetite, indigestion, mood changes, acne, thinning of the skin, muscle cramps, dark stools, increased risk of fungal infection.
Last updated on 02/01/2010