Dexamethasone

BreastfeedingPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Cortastat; Decadron (Merck); Dexone (Solvay); Hexadrol; Ozurdex (Allergan)
  • INDICATIONS: Antiemetic, arthralgias, dermatoses, diagnostic aid, macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) or central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), non-infectious uveitis affecting the posterior segment of the eye
  • CLASS: Antiemetic, Corticosteroid, systemic, Corticosteroid, topical
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A

Our database has 184 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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HAIR
MUCOSAL
CARDIOVASCULAR
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC
RESPIRATORY
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
GENITOURINARY
RENAL
HEMATOLOGIC
OTIC
OCULAR
LOCAL
OTHER


Page last updated 11/30/2018

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric