Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Baycadron Elixer
  2. Decadron
  3. Dekpak 13 Day Taperpak
  4. Dexamethasone Intensol
  5. DexPak
  6. DexPak 10 Day TaperPak
  7. DexPak Jr
  8. Zema-Pak

Descriptions


Dexamethasone provides relief for inflamed areas of the body. It is used to treat a number of different conditions, such as inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, adrenal problems, arthritis, asthma, blood or bone marrow problems, kidney problems, skin conditions, and flare-ups of multiple sclerosis. Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid). It works on the immune system to help relieve swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Elixir
  • Tablet