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.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: