Decadron


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Noun1.Decadron - a corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
adrenal cortical steroid, corticoid, corticosteroid - a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized; administered as drugs they reduce swelling and decrease the body's immune response; "adrenal cortical steroids are used to treat many different conditions"
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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The results from the study showed that LBH589 in combination with Velcade and Decadron showed a 37% improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) among patients suffering from relapsed or relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma as compared to treatment with the same regimen with placebo in patients.
The patient was given decadron, ceftriaxone, ampicillin, vancomycin, and acyclovir.
The patient was started on induction chemotherapy with ATRA along with Decadron and Indarubicin.
In vitro data also show that more soluble steroids (such as Decadron and Celestone) are safer than particulate steroids (Depo-Medrol[R] and Kenalog[R]) in the cervical spine.
Green wrote prescriptions for several medications, one of which was for a Decadron Dose Pak.
Decadron was added to reduce pre- and post-surgery brain swelling.
The patient was started on antihypertensive medication, empiric acyclovir, decadron, and cerebyx.
He was immediately prescribed, among others, Decadron (dexamethasone), a synthetic steroid used in instances of brain metastasis as an anti-inflammatory.
A late gem from Chemo Sabe, "Chemo du Jour: The Impeachment on Decadron," takes us on a televised trip with "W.
The star of smash hit TV show The Osbournes needs injections of vitamin B12 and shots of decadron, a brand of steroid used to treat CANCER, before he hobbles on stage.