Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Baycadron Elixer
- Dekpak 13 Day Taperpak
- Dexamethasone Intensol
- DexPak 10 Day TaperPak
- DexPak Jr
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.
Dexamethasone tablets are also used in combination with other anti-myeloma products for the treatment of adults with multiple myeloma.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: