Hexadrol


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Related to Hexadrol: Dexamethasone Intensol
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Noun1.Hexadrol - 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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A corticosteroid such as dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol) or prednisone (Cortan, Orasone) may be prescribed if the primary source of excess androgens appears to be the adrenal glands.
Medications in this class include prednisone (Deltasone), hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone (Medrol) and dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol).
The mainstay of lupus treatment involves the use of corticosteroid hormones, such as prednisone (Deltasone), hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone (Medrol), and dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol).