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How to compensate the drug-drug interaction of any drug ?

Posted 30 Oct 2017 by Pharmacist student 1 answer

And how to chose alternative wisely as a pharmacist for any drug ? In my case (decadron and moxifloxacin)

Dexamethasone - Decadron shot for asthma?

Posted 23 Dec 2016 by Reyn3000 2 answers

I received a shot two days ago and I am experiencing pain in my entire left arm ( from where shot was administered) It seems like its the vein. It is not a surface pain. It is throbbing, I have also experienced extreme anxiety from this on the first day of receiving the shot. Is this normal?

Opdiva and Decadron question?

Posted 9 Jan 2017 by Stayjones 0 answers

Hello, my husband started on Opdiva two rounds now. However cause of his brain meds he was having some issues and the doc put him on 4 mg of Decadron and won't treat him now. He has stage IV lung non small cell adenocarcinoma with brain mets. He has had several rounds of chemo and were holding ...

I am taking liquid gamma for a low immune system. The treatments are every 8 weeks?

Posted 13 Dec 2016 by Alexia52 0 answers

I was given a steroid shot (probably Decadron) about 4 hours ago for sinus infection and congestion. I have leukemia but have been remission for two years. I forgot to tell the doctor that I was taking the liquid gamma. I am traveling and stopped in an Urgent Care. I'm concerned that maybe I ...

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?

I was on Decadrone for 5 weeks, 4mg. 2 x a day. what would be the typical schedule for weaning off?

Posted 31 Aug 2016 by GJeanette 0 answers

... of this dosage? I have Metastic Breast Cancer and a lesion in my brain was treated with radiation which caused necorsis. That is why I am taking Decadrone.

1991 took 6 treatments of 5fu, methotrexate & decadron return to work for 9 years then got sick?

Posted 17 Jul 2016 by spiritflower 0 answers

from chemo. It is now 2016 and I just keep getting sicker there are no meds to help me with aches and pains or depression because of the chemo, doctors will not talk to me about all of this, is there anyone out there with the same issues

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 ...

What are pre-drugs before infusion on Temsirolimus?

Posted 9 Dec 2015 by Linda Kross 0 answers

Pre-drugs such as Decadrone

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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 21 Oct 2013 by Pat Donah 1 answer

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 possible swelling near tumor sight. Has anyone else had this problem?

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

Posted 17 Sep 2013 by powernap75 2 answers

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

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