Steroids such as dexamethasone are commonly used in palliative care of cancer patients. They provide added pain relief especially for bone, organ, and nerve pain.
They reduce pain by reducing inflammation and edema (fluid) associated with tumours and de polarization of damaged nerves.
- Dexamethasone Information for Consumers
- Dexamethasone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Dexamethasone (detailed)
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