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Dexamethasone

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Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy are given dexamethasone to counteract certain side effects of their antitumor treatments.

Dexamethasone - Drug Information - Chemocare

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Drug type: Dexamethasone has many uses in the treatment of cancer. It is classified as a glucocorticosteroid. (For more detail, see "How this drug works" section ...

Dexamethasone Reduces Fatigue in Advanced Cancer Patients

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Aug 2, 2013 ... In patients with advanced cancer, dexamethasone significantly improves fatigue, quality of life, physical well-being, and physical distress.

Dexamethasone Oral: MedlinePlus Drug Information

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Dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, is similar to a natural hormone produced by your adrenal ... Dexamethasone is also used to treat certain types of cancer.

Dexamethasone Study: Impact on Quality of Life of Continuing ...

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Sep 8, 2005 ... Background: Dexamethasone is a steroid, which is often given into the vein before ... Cancer Emesis Nausea, Drug: Dexamethasone, Phase 3 ...

dexamethasone (brand name: Decadron) - Breastcancer.org

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It is used to treat some of the problems caused by cancer and its treatment. It can help shrink swelling, relieve nausea, and decrease your body's allergic ...

Dexamethasone - National Cancer Institute

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Aug 12, 2015 ... This page contains brief information about dexamethasone and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research ...

Corticosteroids in Advanced Cancer | Cancer Network

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The most commonly used corticosteroids in the United States include prednisone , prednisolone, methlyprednisolone, dexamethasone, and hydrocortisone, all of ...

guidelines for use of steroids in cancer patients - ResearchGate

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They should not be used for cancer patients receiving steroids ... Choose dose of Dexamethasone based on indication, and document indication clearly in.

Dexamethasone can provide short-term relief from cancer-related ...

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Hemonc Today | Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most distressing symptoms reported by patients with cancer.

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Steroids (dexamethasone, prednisolone, methyl prednisolone ...

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There are a number of ways steroids can help during cancer treatment. They include. Treating the cancer ...

Guide to Cancer Drugs - American Cancer Society

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The National Institutes of Health's MedLine Plus website is now our go-to source for reliable, timely cancer drug information that meets our standards and patient ...

Widely used anti-nausea drug may interfere with cancer chemotherapy

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Mar 15, 2004 ... "Nearly every patient receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer also receives dexamethasone pre-treatments that may make therapy less ...