Disease Information for Dexamethasone (Decadron/Hexadrol) adm

Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Testosterone Total (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cushings, iatrogenic syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
DRUG/Anti-Altitude sickness effect
DRUG/Cortisone/Corticosteroid drug (ex)
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
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Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/Dose 0.25 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 0.5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 0.75 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 1 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 1.5 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 2 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 4 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 6 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Ophthalmologic/application medication (ex)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)

Synthetic Corticosteroid drug; more glucocorticoid than mineralocorticoid activity


External Links Related to Dexamethasone (Decadron/Hexadrol) adm
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)