Dexamethasone belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids. Corticosteroids can help to treat conditions involving inflammation (signs include warmth, redness, swelling and pain).
Dexamethasone can be used to:
This medication can also be used for other conditions. Check with your doctor if you are unsure why you are taking this medication.
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