Were you looking for information on Dexamethasone? Dexemethasone is a common misspelling of dexamethasone.
If you have a skin disorder, allergic condition, endocrine disorder, or even cancer, dexamethasone may be used as part of your treatment. This steroid is often used in cases where immune system suppression is required. However, this drug typically is not prescribed for longer than a few weeks, as long-term use can lead to problems.
Prior to beginning treatment with dexamethasone, tell your healthcare provider if you have:
- An ulcer, diverticulitis, or ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Myasthenia gravis
- A viral, bacterial, fungal, or tuberculosis infection of the eye
- A herpes eye infection
- A mental health condition.
Having this information will help your healthcare provider make sure that this medication is right for you.
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