dexamethasone/dexamethasone acetate/dexamethasone sodium phosphate

dexamethasone/dexamethasone acetate/dexamethasone sodium phosphate

(dek´səmeth´əsōn),
n brand names: Decadron, Hexadrol, Oradexan;
drug class: glucocorticoid, long-acting;
action: decreases inflammation by suppression of macrophage and leukocyte migration, reduces capillary permeability;
uses: inflammation, allergies, neoplasm, cerebral edema, shock, collagen disorders.