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dexamethasone sodium phosphate (PF) injection

conditions

What conditions does dexamethasone sodium phosphate (PF) injection treat?

dexamethasone sodium phosphate (PF) injection is used to treat the following:

Tuberculosis of Lungs which Spreads to Other Body Parts, Additional Medication for Treatment of Tuberculosis Meningitis, Infection caused by the Trichinae Parasite, Sarcoidosis, Diagnostic Test For Cushing's Syndrome, Burkitt's Lymphoma, Disease with Enlarged Lymph Tissue, Spleen and Liver, Follicular B-Cell Lymphoma, Chronic Malignant T-Cell Lymphoma of the Skin, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, Progressive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, Type of Leukemia - Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Increased Calcium in the Blood from Cancer, Thyroid Gland Inflammation, Condition caused by Excess Secretion of Male Hormones, Addison's Disease, Severely Decreased Function of the Cortex of Adrenal Gland, Decreased Function of the Adrenal Gland, Inflammation of the Joints due to Gout, Destruction of Red Blood Cells by Body's Own Antibodies, A Hereditary Progressive Anemia of Unknown Cause, Anemia From Too Few Young Red Blood Cells, Low Platelet Count and Bleeding from Immune Response, Decreased Platelets due to a Disease State or a Drug, Multiple Sclerosis, Fluid Accumulation in the Brain, Eye Disorder, Inflammation of the Heart with Rheumatic Fever, Inflammation of the Nose due to an Allergy, Vocal Cord Swelling, Asthma, Worsening of Asthma, Beryllium Poisoning, Infiltration of White Blood Cells into the Lungs, Crohn's Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Nephrotic Syndrome, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease Marked by Blisters, Blistering Skin Diseases, Erythema Multiforme, Skin Rash with Sloughing, Psoriasis associated with Arthritis, Psoriasis, Reaction Following Transfusion with Hives, Skin Condition, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Inflammation of Skin and Muscles All Over the Body, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Capsule Membrane Inflammation of a Diseased Joint, Rheumatic Disease causing Pain & Stiffness in Backbone, Inflammation of the Elbow and Surrounding Tissue, Muscle or Bone Disorder, Rash, Giant Hives, Allergic Reaction caused by a Drug, Body's Rejection of a Transplanted Organ, Allergic Reaction causing Serum Sickness

dexamethasone sodium phosphate (PF) injection may also be used to treat:

Increased Calcium in the Blood from Sarcoidosis, Multiple Myeloma, Cancer of Prostate that has Spread to Other Part of Body, Joint Disease which may include Attacks of Acute Arthritis, Brief Muscle Spasms in an Infant, Myasthenia Gravis, Rheumatic Fever, Inflammation of the Covering of the Heart or Pericardium, Inflammation of the Heart, Periarteritis Nodosa, Inflammation of the Artery in the Temple Area, Vasculitis, A Childhood Disease Characterized by a Barking Cough, Presence of Polyps in the Nose, Failure of Small Intestines to Digest and Absorb Food, Eczema, Group of Skin Disorders that Resemble Blisters, Muscle Pain and Stiffness in Shoulder, Neck and Pelvis, Severe Newborn Breathing Problem with Blue Discoloration, Prevent Nausea and Vomiting After Surgery, Prevent Radiation-Induced Nausea and Vomiting, Nausea and Vomiting caused by Cancer Drugs, Prevent Nausea and Vomiting from Cancer Chemotherapy

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