Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM 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.

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:

  • Tablet
  • Elixir
  • Solution