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Can the injectable med dexamethasone be given to patient by mouth?

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suzanne66 28 Aug 2013

Some doctors have given dexamethasone suspensions by adding dexamethasone phosphate injection to distilled water and cherry-flavored syrup or have masked the flavor of the IV preparation by following oral administration with juice or a popsicle.
Ideally the manufacturer or a drug information service should be contacted for advice.
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