What Conditions does DECADRON Treat?

  • miliary tuberculosis
  • additional medication for treatment of tuberculosis meningitis
  • joint capsule membrane inflammation of a diseased joint
  • infection caused by the trichinae parasite
  • sarcoidosis
  • diagnostic test for Cushing's syndrome
  • increased calcium in the blood from sarcoidosis
  • Burkitt's lymphoma
  • a type of cancer of the lymph nodes called Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • follicular lymphoma
  • a type of lymphoma involving the skin called mycosis fungoides
  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
  • progressive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
  • multiple myeloma
  • acute lymphoid leukemia
  • prevent nausea and vomiting from cancer chemotherapy
  • prevent radiation-induced nausea and vomiting
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • increased calcium in the blood from cancer
  • thyroid gland inflammation
  • adrenogenital disorder
  • pure red cell aplasia
  • ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory condition of the intestines
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack
  • pseudogout, a joint disease with sudden attacks of joint pain
  • destruction of red blood cells by body's own antibodies
  • Diamond Blackfan anemia
  • 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
  • subacute inflammation of the bursa
  • a type of inflammation of both eyes
  • fluid accumulation in the brain
  • myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder
  • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • rheumatic fever
  • inflammation of the heart with rheumatic fever
  • inflammation of the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • inflammation of the heart
  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • inflammation of the artery in the temple area
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • croup
  • nasal polyp
  • metastatic prostate carcinoma
  • vocal cord swelling
  • asthma
  • worsening asthma
  • beryllium poisoning
  • a respiratory illness called Loffler syndrome
  • Crohn's disease
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • a sensitivity to gluten called celiac disease
  • nephrotic syndrome, a type of kidney disorder
  • a type of allergy that causes red and itchy skin called atopic dermatitis
  • contact dermatitis, a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
  • a type of skin condition with redness and itching called eczema
  • chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by blisters
  • pemphigus, a type of skin disorder
  • pemphigoid, a blistering skin disorder
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • skin rash with sloughing
  • psoriasis associated with arthritis
  • psoriasis
  • reaction following transfusion with hives
  • acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
  • inflammation of skin and muscles all over the body
  • rejection of a transplanted organ
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • ankylosing spondylitis, a rheumatic disease causing pain and stiffness in backbone
  • muscle pain and stiffness in the shoulder, neck and pelvis
  • inflammation of the elbow and surrounding tissue
  • joint inflammatory disease in children and young adults
  • a serum sickness reaction
  • severe newborn breathing problem with blue discoloration
  • nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drugs
  • eye inflammation
  • prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • inflammation of the sac surrounding the joint - bursitis
  • adjunct therapy for COVID-19 requiring oxygen or ventilatory support

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