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Important: The information below refers to medicines available in the United States that contain dexamethasone.

Medications containing dexamethasone:

dexamethasone systemic

Brand names: Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexasone, Hexadrol
Drug class(es): glucocorticoids
Dexamethasone systemic is used in the treatment of:

dexamethasone nasal

Brand names: Dexacort Phosphate in Turbinaire
Drug class(es): nasal steroids

dexamethasone ophthalmic

Brand names: Maxidex, Ozurdex, Decadron Ocumeter, Decadron Phosphate, Ophthalmic
Drug class(es): ophthalmic steroids
Dexamethasone ophthalmic is used in the treatment of:

dexamethasone otic

Drug class(es): otic steroids

dexamethasone topical

Drug class(es): topical steroids

Multi-ingredient medications containing dexamethasone:

ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone otic

Brand names: Ciprodex
Drug class(es): otic steroids with anti-infectives
Ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone otic is used in the treatment of:

dexamethasone/lidocaine systemic

Brand names: Decadron with Xylocaine
Drug class(es): local injectable anesthetics with corticosteroids

dexamethasone/neomycin ophthalmic

Brand names: Neo-Decadron, Neo-Decadron Ocumeter, AK-Neo-Dex, Neo-Dex
Drug class(es): ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives
Dexamethasone/neomycin ophthalmic is used in the treatment of:

dexamethasone/neomycin topical

Brand names: Neo-Decadron Cream
Drug class(es): topical steroids with anti-infectives

dexamethasone/neomycin/polymyxin b ophthalmic

Brand names: Maxitrol, Dexacine, Neo-Poly-Dex, Dexacidin
Drug class(es): ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives
Dexamethasone/neomycin/polymyxin b ophthalmic is used in the treatment of:

dexamethasone/tobramycin ophthalmic

Brand names: TobraDex, Tobradex ST
Drug class(es): ophthalmic steroids with anti-infectives
Dexamethasone/tobramycin ophthalmic is used in the treatment of:

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