Join the 'Decadron' group to help and get support from people like you.

Decadron Questions


Questions & Answers (30)

Blog (40) Group Members (12) RSS

We found 30 questions associated with the 'Decadron' topic.

Dexamethasone - Hi, I am writing on behalf of my brother who was given decadron about a year ago.?

... Since then he has had several side effects that we think are from this steroid. Severe pain, lesions were found on the brain stem, I am trying to help him and not really sure what type of doctor ...

Posted 12 Aug 2014 0 answers

Inflammatory Conditions - How long for decadron to start working for severe inflammation?

I had a micro discectomy performed that was unsuccessful due to the amount of inflammation surrounding my nerve. It's not allowing the nerve to heal. How long before I see some improvement in ...

Posted 30 Mar 2014 0 answers

What is the difference in taking prednisone vs decadron for an inflammatory Crohn's disease?

I have had crohns disease for many years and now newly diagnosed with MM and on treatment with Velcade, experienced a severe crohns flare up and dr started me on prednisone with taper down. Still ...

Posted 18 Nov 2013 1 answer


Dad given decadron injection to knee,and confirmed allergy how long do the adverse reactions last?

Several side effects! light sensitivity and loss of peripheral vision, change of dominant eye right to left. Water retention, excessive salivating, sweating, Head ache, Ocular head ache, Weight gain, ...

Posted 4 Dec 2013 0 answers

Mom taking Decadron for brain tumor and had allergic reaction, Help?

Her allergic reaction did not happen until 12 hours after her dose. Itching and hives started in lower back, proceeded to stomach area and spread to under arms and hands. She needs this to help with ...

Posted 21 Oct 2013 1 answer

Are drugs under the same class but different dosage form have the same pharmacodynamics?

For example, decadron tablet and decadron injectable, same pharmacodynamics? pharmacokinetics?

Posted 17 Sep 2013 2 answers

I got meningitis 2 days following a decadron epidural steroid injection. Has anyone else ever had?

... they said it appeared bacterial, but they were never able to isolate the bacteria responsible. Then a week later told me that this could have been from a reaction to the decadron when it was ...

Posted 7 Aug 2013 3 answers

Decadron - does decradon cause surface pain on the skin of my left calf?

I have surface (skin) pain on the top of my left thigh which I noticed right after getting an injection of the first dose of my decradon therapy.

Posted 13 May 2013 0 answers

Why must you taper off the steroid Decadron/Dexamethasone rather than simply stop taking it?

My mother has taken D/D before. It makes her angry, jittery, and sad. On Monday and Tuesday of this week, for a stereotactic radiosurgery, she had to take four four-MG doses over a period of eighteen ...

Posted 8 Nov 2012 1 answer

Was given an Im injection of torodol and decadron and failed a drug test positive for cocaine and?

... never done cocaine before is this possible

Posted 20 Aug 2012 1 answer

Wondered if decadron was the culpret?

Noticed spider viens on left calf and shin. If it makes skin thin what drug can reverse that effect?

Posted 14 Aug 2012 1 answer

Adrenocot LA - Hi... my partner was given dexamethasone (Decadron) for edema of the brain following?

... the diagnosis of a metastatic brain tumor and subsequent removal. She was on it for about a month and yesterday was her first full day without it after tapering off for 12 days. Last night she ...

Posted 25 Jan 2011 1 answer

Can you administer decadron tablets rectally if pt unable to swallow?

Will it absorb about the same as taking it orally?

Posted 29 Jun 2010 1 answer

Page 1 2 Next

Ask a Question

Further Information

Related Condition Support Groups

Nausea/Vomiting - Chemotherapy Induced, Adrenal Insufficiency, Asthma, Addison's Disease, Inflammatory Conditions, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Cerebral Edema, Adrenogenital Syndrome, Cushing's Syndrome, view more... Gouty Arthritis, Contact Dermatitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eczema, Lymphoma, Aspiration Pneumonia, Multiple Myeloma, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Iridocyclitis, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Multiple Sclerosis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Leukemia, Shock, Thrombocytopenia, Psoriatic Arthritis, Meningitis - Haemophilus influenzae, Uveitis (Posterior), Mountain Sickness / Altitude Sickness, Meningitis - Meningococcal, Ulcerative Colitis, Iritis, Bursitis, Hypercalcemia of Malignancy, Keratitis, Asthma - Acute, Epicondylitis - Tennis Elbow, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Sarcoidosis, Croup, Chorioretinitis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Tuberculous Meningitis, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Synovitis, Pemphigus, Meningitis - Listeriosis, Idiopathic (Immune) Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Loeffler's Syndrome, Meningitis - Pneumococcal, Hemolytic Anemia, Erythroblastopenia, Mycosis Fungoides, Evan's Syndrome, Hay Fever, Allergic Rhinitis, Neurosarcoidosis

Decadron Patient Information at

Search this Group