Dexamethasone; synonym: Decadron, Millicorten; list B) - synthetic glucocorticosteroid, much more active than cortisone. Indications for use are the same as the eye (see).
Appoint dexamethasone inside 0,001, and in severe cases 0,002 g 3 times a day. After the therapeutic effect dose gradually reduced to 0,0005 - 0,001 g / day. The daily dose is administered in 2-3 reception during or after a meal. Dexamethasone well tolerated, and side effects are rarely causes. The form of release: tablets 0.0005 0.001 g
Cm. also Hormonotherapy, Corticosteroids.