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

Posted 30 Mar 2014 by Lmariep 1 answer

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 pain and decreased inflammation?

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

Posted 18 Nov 2013 by starjoy77 1 answer

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 have abdominal cramping as a side effect of Velcade. is Decadron a better medication than prednisone ...

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

Posted 8 Nov 2012 by timot 1 answer

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 hours. Only after this did I learn that the tapering off would take forty-six days. Even aside from ...

Are there reactions between dilantin, ranitidine and decadron?

Posted 21 Aug 2009 by Banksie 1 answer

Dilantin for the seizures decadron and ranitidine while I undergo radiation therapy

Does decadron interfer with Zonegran and Keppra and may cause seizures to continue ?

Posted 25 Aug 2009 by ka mele 2 answers

my husband is on 400mlg of zonegran, 3000mlg of keppra and 1000 mlg of depakote per day to control his sml hand seizures however his speech is diminishing, he is very tired and in a very confused state,Would it be better to pull back on meds and have a few sml seizures and experince a more quality ...

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

Posted 12 Aug 2014 by jams711 2 answers

... 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 can help him. I seem to remember that there was some sort of problem related to this drug and I am ...

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

Posted 29 Jun 2010 by MelindaQ 1 answer

Will it absorb about the same as taking it orally?

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