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Why take dexamethasone for multiple myeloma?

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robo 15 Aug 2009

Dexamethasone can be used in cancer treatment in a number of different ways:
* to help treat some types of cancer
* to help prevent or treat allergic reactions to certain drugs
* to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting caused by some chemotherapy drugs
* to increase appetite
* to reduce swelling (edema)
* to help lower blood calcium levels in people with cancers in the bones

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