Dexamethasone Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Dexamethasone: Solution for injection (10mg)

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Dexamethasone 10mg/ml for Inj
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Dexamethasone 10mg/mL for Inj

What is this Medicine?

DEXAMETHASONE (dex a METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, like blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Dexamethasone: Solution for injection(10mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 006410367
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved

FDA approved for the following conditions:
Alopecia, Hypercalcemia, Serum Sickness, Thyroiditis, Polymyositis, Polymorphous Light Eruption, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis, Iritis, Osteoarthritis, Exfoliative Dermatitis, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Asthma, Anaphylactic Shock, Anaphylaxis, Tenosynovitis, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Temporal Arteritis, Crohn's Disease, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Rhus Dermatitis, Cerebral Edema, Tuberculosis Infection, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), Pemphigus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lichen Planus, Acne Rosacea, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation, Lichen Simplex, Rheumatic Carditis, Ulcerative Colitis, Hemolytic Anemia, Otitis Externa, Nephrotic Syndrome, Loeffler's Syndrome, Multiple Myeloma, Angioedema, Addison's Disease, Uveitis, Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL), Trichinosis, Urticaria, Cyclitis, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Bursitis, Keloids, Gouty Arthritis, Keratitis, Graft-versus-host Disease (GVHD), Epicondylitis, Berylliosis, Sarcoidosis, Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Kidney Transplant Rejection, Dermatitis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Viral Conjunctivitis, Anterior Segment Inflammation, Myasthenia Gravis, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Adrenogenital Syndrome, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Pruritus, Contact Dermatitis, Dermatomyositis, Thrombocytopenia, Pneumonitis, Erythema Multiforme, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Proteinuria, Corneal Abrasion, Atopic Dermatitis, Corneal Ulcer, Granuloma Annulare, Erythroblastopenia, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Mycosis Fungoides, Hypoplastic Anemia, Herpes Zoster Ocular Infection, Allergic Conjunctivitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Multiple Sclerosis, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Altitude Sickness, Polychondritis, Bronchiolitis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Pulmonary Edema, Hyaline Membrane Disease Prophylaxis, Meningitis, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Post-operative Nausea/vomiting (PONV) Prophylaxis, Chronic Lung Disease (CLD), Post-operative Nausea/vomiting (PONV), Chemotherapy-induced Nausea/vomiting Prophylaxis, Chemotherapy-induced Nausea/vomiting, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Macroglobulinemia, Laryngeal Edema Prophylaxis, Spinal Cord Compression, Laryngotracheobronchitis (croup)

Storage Information
Protect from light. Do not dispense discolored product
Store in carton until time of use
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Protect from freezing
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection
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Color: colorless

Reported Side Effects for Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

Headache Incidence:
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate 10mg/ml Solution for Injection(Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate)
Marijuana and Dexamethasone(Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate)
Dexamethasone can theoretically increase the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. The side effects profile of Marijuana, Medical may be altered if you take Dexamethasone. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.

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