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Generic Availability

Most dexamethasone products are available only in generic form because the brand-name versions have long been discontinued. The ophthalmic suspension and intravitreal implant forms are not currently available in generic versions (see Generic Maxidex and Generic Ozurdex).

Available Strengths

Dexamethasone is available in several strengths and forms, including:
  • Dexamethasone tablets, available in the following strengths:
    • Dexamethasone 0.5 mg
    • Dexamethasone 0.75 mg
    • Dexamethasone 1 mg
    • Dexamethasone 1.5 mg
    • Dexamethasone 2 mg
    • Dexamethasone 4 mg
    • Dexamethasone 6 mg
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