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dex·a·meth·a·sone

 (dĕk′sə-mĕth′ə-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
A synthetic glucocorticoid, C22H29FO5, used in the treatment of insufficient adrenocortical function, a variety of inflammatory disorders such as arthritis and ulcerative colitis, and certain types of cancer.

[dexa- (blend of deca- hexa-) + meth(yl) + alteration of (predn)is(ol)one.]
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dexamethasone

(ˌdɛksəˈmɛθəˌsəʊn)
n
a type of powerful steroid, used as an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant
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Noun1.dexamethasone - 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"
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dexamethasone

n dexametasona
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'In the second quarter of 2019, Allergan delivered steady growth in our key products including BOTOX, VRAYLAR, JUVEDERM, Lo LOESTRIN and OZURDEX while we continued to advance our pipeline, highlighted by the FDA's approval of VRAYLAR(Cariprazine) for Bipolar Depression and the NDA acceptance for Bimatoprost SR for Glaucoma,' said Brent Saunders, Chairman and CEO of Allergan.
"In the second quarter of 2019, Allergan delivered steady growth in our key products including Botox, Vraylar, Juvederm, Lo Loestrin, and Ozurdex,vwhile we continued to advance our pipeline, highlighted by the FDA's approval of VRAYLAR (Cariprazine) for Bipolar Depression and the NDA acceptance for Bimatoprost SR for Glaucoma," said Brent Saunders, CEO of Allergan.
Corticosteroids administered as intravitreal implants such as dexamethasone (Ozurdex) or fluocinolone acetonide (Iluvien) have also been approved for DME.
As reported in previous prospective randomized trials, dexamethasone intravitreal implant injection (Ozurdex, Allergan Inc, Irvine, CA) has been shown to be an effective treatment option for a variety of pathological conditions, including diabetic macular oedema (DMO), secondary macular oedema (MO) after retinal vein occlusion (RVO), and noninfectious posterior uveitis [1-3].
Besides, FDA has also approved Ozurdex (allergen), which is a sustained release of biodegradable dexamethasone intravitreal implant for the treatment of macular edema.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 6, 2017-Allergan welcomes NICE recommendation of Ozurdex
M2 PHARMA-June 6, 2017-Allergan welcomes NICE recommendation of Ozurdex
In 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ozurdex (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) for use in adult patients with DME who have an artificial lens implant or are scheduled for cataract surgery.
Intravitreal OZURDEX: Is it "The Magic Potion" for Diabetic Macular Edema — Dr Nishikant Borse
In most nonpregnant patients receiving the dexamethasone (Ozurdex) intravitreal implant, plasma dexamethasone concentrations were undetectable (less than 50 pg/mL) but, in some, ranged from 52 pg/mL to 102 pg/mL.