What is Dexamethasone solution?

Category: Prescription Drugs


A corticosteroid primarily as an anti-inflammatory or immunosuppressant agent in the treatment of a variety of diseases including those of allergic, dermatologic, endocrine, hematologic, inflammatory, neoplastic, nervous system, renal, respiratory, rheumatic, and autoimmune origin.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dexamethasone solution

Side effect Patients Percentage
Swelling in fingers 1
Weakness in leg(s) 1
Weight gain 1

Why patients stopped taking Dexamethasone solution

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Dexamethasone solution


Stopped taking Dexamethasone solution

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Dexamethasone solution after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Prednisone (Deltasone) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Dexamethasone solution.