Dexamethasone (brand names include: Decadron / Maxidex / DexPak / Dexasone / Diodex / Decdan / Dexone) belongs to a group of medicines called glucocorticoids.
Dexamethasone is a potent anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant drug, used to treat a number of inflammatory, allergic, rheumatic, endocrine, dermatologic, and autoimmune disorders.
Dexamethasone is also used in oncology patients, including those undergoing chemotherapy.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Dexamethasone exactly as directed.
Tell your doctor before taking Dexamethasone, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: dexamethasone.