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If bile acid sequestrants, NSAIDs, diabetes medicines, live vaccines, or other products are taken with dexamethasone, drug interactions could occur. These reactions may decrease the medications' effectiveness or increase your risk for side effects. That's why it's important to discuss your complete medication history with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. You may require more monitoring or dosing adjustments.

An Overview of Interactions With Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone can potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that may react with dexamethasone include:
 
 
 
  • Calcitriol (Rocaltrol®, Calcijex®)
  • Caspofungin (Cancidas®)
  • Certain diuretics, such as:
     
    • Loop diuretics, such as:
 
 
    • Thiazide diuretics (and thiazide-like diuretics), such as:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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