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Noun1.Oradexon - 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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Sex workers in Bangladesh are currently being forced to take a continual regiment of oradexon.
It's the quickest way to make a girl plump and hide her actual age if she is just a teenager," Rokeya said, adding that the drug, called Oradexon, is cheap and widely available.
An estimated 200,000 women and teenage girls work in Bangladesh's sex industry and as many as 90 per cent of them may be addicted to Oradexon or similar steroids, British charity ActionAid said.