Decadron-LA

Active Ingredient(s): Dexamethasone
FDA Approved: * September 6, 1973
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Decadron-LA Overview

Dexamethasone is a type of corticosteroid medication.[1] It is used in the treatment of many conditions, including rheumatic problems, a number of skin diseases, severe allergies, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, croup, brain swelling, and along with antibiotics in tuberculosis.[1] In adrenocortical insufficiency, it should be used together with a medication that has greater mineralocorticoid effects such as fludrocortisone.[1] In prete...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dexamethasone
  • Aerosol: 0.04%
  • Cream: eq 0.1% phosphate
  • Elixir: 0.5mg/5ml
  • Implant: 0.7mg
  • Inhalant: 84mcg
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 16mg/ml, 24mg/ml, 4mg/ml, 8mg/ml, eq 10mg phosphate/ml, eq 20mg phosphate/ml, eq 24mg phosphate/ml, eq 4mg phosphate/ml
  • Ointment: 0.05%, eq 0.05% phosphate
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 0.1%, 0.5mg/5ml, 1mg/ml
  • Solution/drops: eq 0.1% phosphate
  • Suspension: 0.1%, 9%
  • Suspension/drops: 0.1%, 0.10%
  • Tablet: 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 0.75mg, 1.5mg, 1mg, 2mg, 4mg, 6mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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