Decadron


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Decadron

 [dek´ah-dron]
trademark for preparations of dexamethasone, a steroid antiinflammatory agent.

Decadron

(dĕk′ə-drŏn′)
A trademark for the drug dexamethasone.

Decadron

a trademark for a glucocorticoid (dexamethasone).

Decadron®

Dexamethasone A glucocorticosteroid used to ↓ cerebral edema

Decadron

A brand name for DEXAMETHASONE.
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Much later we were told that yet another side effect of Decadron is light sensitivity and a difficulty adjusting to changes in brightness (although this could also have been more a consequence of the tumours than the medication).
As noted above, the anesthesiologist began administering Decadron after the aspiration.
Commonly used oral steroids include betamethasone (brand name Celestone), cortisone, dexamethasone (Dalalone, Decadron, Dexacen, Dexone), hydrocortisone (Cortef, Hydrocortone), methylprednisolone (Medrol, Medralone), prednisolone (Predalone, Predcor, Predicort), prednisone (Orasone, Deltasone), and triamcinolone (Aristocort, Cenocort, Kenalog, Trilog, Trilone).
Those patients treated with Xerecept([R]) at the daily maximum dose of 60og/kg/day for longer than six weeks stopped decadron completely for over twelve weeks on average.
Although Velcade is the multiple myeloma market sales-leader, the clinical gold standard treatment for relapsed disease is lenalidomide/dexamethasone (Celgene's Revlimid, Merck's Decadron, generics) owing to its superiority in both efficacy and delivery.
While some gave Clinton a pass during Monicagate for fear of the "short haired puritans," Dorn ridiculed the entire spectacle with lewd puns--"Forget Acquittal/or quitting of any kind--'I entered,/but I never came'"--while remembering to look for Clinton's "Havana Viejo" and hand on "the Iraqi button" ("Chemo du Jour: The Impeachment on Decadron," Chemo Sabe).
Chemotherapy with decadron, vincristine, daunomycin, cyclophosphamide, asparaginase, and intrathecal was begun.
Celtic Pharma"), a global private equity firm focused on late stage pharmaceutical assets, announces that it has completed a successful Phase I/II study of the investigational new drug Xerecept[R] (corticorelin acetate) in pediatric patients who are dependent on the steroid Decadron (dexamethasone) to treat peritumoral brain edema associated with cerebral tumors.
Preliminary data from clinical trials show that the addition of oral Rezonic to GlaxoSmithKline's Zofran and Merck/Banyu's Decadron result in an 86 percent of patients with no emetic episodes and do not require rescue therapy compared with Emend's 68 percent; however, more data is needed to confirm the effect on delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Therapy with phenytoin and decadron was started, and she began undergoing radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
s Fortecortin, Visufarma/Banyu Seiyaku's Decadron, generics)--as the most efficacious treatment for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma when compared to other currently available therapies.
According to the new report entitled Emerging Therapies Will Be Adjuncts in this Niche Market: An Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Study, the combination use of Rituxan and the standard chemotherapy regimen hyper-CVAD (a treatment regimen that includes Bristol-Myers Squibb's Cytoxan, Baxter/Shionogi Seiyaku's Endoxan, generics; Eli Lily's Oncovin, generics; Bedford Labs' Adriamycin, Pfizer's Ariblastine/Adriacin, generics; Merck's Decadron, generics; Stada Pharmaceuticals' Rheumatrex, generics; Pfizer's Cytosar-U/Aracytine, Nippon Shinyaku's Cylocide, generics; and prednisone) shows the most promise and achieves the highest overall clinical rating among the emerging therapies.