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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 1 answer

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 1 answer

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

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

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

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

Can you give Benadryl Injectable form p.o?

Like Decadron inj. ( which can be given po) can you give Benadryl injecable orally

Posted 17 May 2010 1 answer

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