What Conditions does Dexamethasone Treat?

  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • destruction of red blood cells by body's own antibodies
  • Inflammation of the Heart with Rheumatic Fever
  • chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by blisters
  • pemphigus
  • a type of skin disorder
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • an allergic reaction to a drug
  • sarcoidosis
  • a type of lymphoma involving the skin called mycosis fungoides
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack
  • contact dermatitis
  • a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
  • joint capsule membrane inflammation of a diseased joint
  • inflammation of the elbow and surrounding tissue
  • Follicular Lymphoma
  • a type of cancer of the lymph nodes called Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Type of Leukemia - Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Anemia From Too Few Young Red Blood Cells
  • fluid accumulation in the brain
  • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • a type of kidney disorder
  • Subacute Inflammation of the Bursa
  • acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis
  • increased calcium in the blood from cancer
  • Decreased Platelets due to a Disease State or a Drug
  • Beryllium Poisoning
  • a type of allergy that causes red and itchy skin called atopic dermatitis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • an autoimmune disease
  • inflammation of skin and muscles all over the body
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a serum sickness reaction
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • pure red cell aplasia
  • miliary tuberculosis
  • adrenogenital disorder
  • Inflammation of the Artery in the Temple Area
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • erythema multiforme
  • a type of allergic skin reaction
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • Infection caused by the Trichinae Parasite
  • ulcerative colitis
  • an inflammatory condition of the intestines
  • psoriasis
  • rejection of a transplanted organ
  • Diagnostic Test For Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diamond Blackfan anemia
  • low platelet count and bleeding from immune response
  • A Type of Inflammation of Both Eyes
  • asthma
  • worsening asthma
  • infiltration of white blood cells into the lungs
  • Crohn's disease
  • psoriasis associated with arthritis
  • reaction following transfusion with hives
  • Progressive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
  • Additional Medication for Treatment of Tuberculosis Meningitis
  • thyroid gland inflammation
  • eye inflammation
  • Vocal Cord Swelling
  • joint inflammatory disease in children and young adults
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • a rheumatic disease causing pain and stiffness in backbone
  • Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
  • metastatic prostate carcinoma
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drugs
  • increased calcium in the blood from sarcoidosis
  • inflammation of the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • Presence of Polyps in the Nose
  • a type of skin condition with redness and itching called eczema
  • prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery
  • myasthenia gravis
  • a skeletal muscle disorder
  • Inflammation of the Heart
  • pemphigoid
  • a blistering skin disorder
  • muscle pain and stiffness in the shoulder
  • neck and pelvis
  • severe newborn breathing problem with blue discoloration
  • prevent radiation-induced nausea and vomiting
  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • A Childhood Disease Characterized by a Barking Cough
  • a sensitivity to gluten called celiac disease
  • multiple myeloma
  • Joint Disease which may include Attacks of Acute Arthritis
  • prevent nausea and vomiting from cancer chemotherapy

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