Were you looking for information on Dexamethasone? Dexamthasone is a common misspelling of dexamethasone.
Many different conditions can be treated with the steroid dexamethasone. Some of these uses include the treatment of:
- Certain inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
- Symptomatic relief of certain cancers, such as metastatic brain tumors, leukemia, and lymphoma
- Nervous system conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, brain swelling (cerebral edema) associated with a brain tumor, and head injury
- Eye conditions, such as uveitis, temporal arteritis, keratitis, and other inflammatory conditions of the eye.
Prior to taking this medicine, tell your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you have and any other drugs you are taking, including nonprescription products, vitamins, and herbal supplements. This will help ensure that dexamethasone is appropriate for your situation.
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