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Decadron Drug Interactions

If certain medications are taken with Decadron, drug interactions may occur. These reactions can alter the amount of the medications in your blood. As a result, your healthcare provider may need to increase or decrease your dosage. Some of the medications that may cause problems with Decadron include certain diuretics, salicylates, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

An Overview of Interactions With Decadron

Decadron® (dexamethasone) may interact with several other medicines. Some of the drugs that may react with Decadron include but are not limited to:
  • Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor medications, such as:
  • Calcitriol (Rocaltrol®, Calcijex®)
  • Caspofungin (Cancidas®)
  • Certain diuretics, such as:
    • Loop diuretics, such as:
    • Thiazide diuretics (and thiazide-like diuretics), such as:
  • Certain kinase inhibitor anticancer medications, such as:
  • CYP 3A4 inhibitor medications, such as:
  • P-glycoprotein inducers, such as:
  • P-glycoprotein inhibitors, such as:
    • Aspirin (Ecotrin®, Bayer®, Anacin®)
    • Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol®)
    • Choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate®), diflunisal (Dolobid®)
    • Salsalate (Salflex®, Disalcid®, Amigesic®)
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Decadron Medication Information

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