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    dexamethasone

    conditions

    What conditions does dexamethasone treat?

    sarcoidosis, Inflammation of the Uvea of the Eye, Inflammation of the Eye, Inflammation of the Artery in the Temple Area, Crohn's Disease, Blistering Skin Diseases, Psoriasis associated with Arthritis, Inflammation of Skin and Muscles All Over the Body, Type of Leukemia - Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, adrenogenital disorder, Inflammation of the Joints due to Gout, Inflammation of the Heart with Rheumatic Fever, Worsening of Asthma, Beryllium Poisoning, Ulcerated Colon, Contact Dermatitis, Joint Inflammatory Disease in Children and Young Adults, mycosis fungoides, Addison's Disease, A Type of Inflammation of Both Eyes, Asthma, Psoriasis, Rheumatic Disease causing Pain & Stiffness in Backbone, Giant Hives, Burkitt's Lymphoma, Constitutional Aplastic Anemia, Nephrotic Syndrome, Atopic Dermatitis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Inflammation of the Elbow and Surrounding Tissue, Inflammation of the Sac Surrounding the Joint - Bursitis, Additional Medication for Treatment of Tuberculosis Meningitis, Hodgkin's lymphoma, increased calcium in the blood from cancer, Fluid Accumulation in the Brain, Vocal Cord Swelling, Skin Rash with Sloughing, Reaction Following Transfusion with Hives, Subacute Inflammation of the Bursa, miliary tuberculosis, Severely Decreased Function of the Cortex of Adrenal Gland, Decreased Function of the Adrenal Gland, Destruction of Red Blood Cells by Body's Own Antibodies, Anemia From Too Few Young Red Blood Cells, Infiltration of White Blood Cells into the Lungs, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Joint Capsule Membrane Inflammation of a Diseased Joint, Acute Exacerbation of Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Myeloma, thyroid gland inflammation, A Hereditary Progressive Anemia of Unknown Cause, Low Platelet Count and Bleeding from Immune Response, Decreased Platelets due to a Disease State or a Drug, Rash, Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, Progressive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, Infection caused by the Trichinae Parasite, Diagnostic Test For Cushing's Syndrome, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters, Erythema Multiforme, Rheumatoid Arthritis, hypersensitivity drug reaction, Body's Rejection of a Transplanted Organ, Allergic Reaction causing Serum Sickness, Follicular Lymphoma

    dexamethasone may also be used to treat:

    increased calcium in the blood from sarcoidosis, Inflammation of the Heart, Nausea and Vomiting caused by Cancer Drugs, A Childhood Disease Characterized by a Barking Cough, Severe Newborn Breathing Problem with Blue Discoloration, Brief Muscle Spasms in an Infant, Rheumatic Fever, Presence of Polyps in the Nose, Group of Skin Disorders that Resemble Blisters, Prevent Radiation-Induced Nausea and Vomiting, metastatic prostate carcinoma, Periarteritis Nodosa, Vasculitis, Failure of Small Intestines to Digest and Absorb Food, Eczema, Prevent Nausea and Vomiting After Surgery, Inflammation of the Covering of the Heart or Pericardium, Joint Disease which may include Attacks of Acute Arthritis, Myasthenia Gravis, Muscle Pain and Stiffness in Shoulder, Neck and Pelvis, Prevent Nausea and Vomiting from Cancer Chemotherapy

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