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Dexamethasone 2mg/5ml
Oral Solution

Therapeutic indications

Dexamethasone is indicated as a treatment for certain endocrine and non-endocrine disorders, in certain cases of cerebral oedema, and for diagnostic testing of adrenocortical hyperfunction.

Endocrine disorders:

  • Primary or secondary adrenocortical insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

Non-endocrine disorders: Dexamethasone may be used in the treatment of non-endocrine corticosteroid responsive conditions, including:

  • Allergy and anaphylaxis: Angioneurotic oedema, anaphylaxis.
  • Arteritis collagenosis: Polymyalgia rheumatica, polyarteritis nodosa.
  • Blood disorders: Haemolytic anaemia, leukaemia, myeloma.
  • Cardiovascular disorders: Post-myocardial infarction syndrome.
  • Gastro-intestinal: Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis.
  • Hypercalcaemia: Sarcoidosis.
  • Infections (with appropriate chemotherapy): Miliary tuberculosis.
  • Muscular disorders: Polymyositis.
  • Neurological disorders: Raised intra-cranial pressure secondary to cerebral tumours.
  • Ocular disorders: Anterior and posterior uveitis, optic neuritis.
  • Renal disorders: Lupus nephritis.
  • Respiratory disease: Bronchial asthma, aspiration pneumonitis.
  • Rheumatic disorders: Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Skin disorders: Pemphigus vulgaris.

For further information please contact us at medinfo@syrimed.co.uk

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Dexamethasone 2mg/5ml 150ml
Oral Solution
£42.30 SMPC PIL