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What If I Overdose on Decadron?

This medication is not likely to be dangerous in the case of an overdose. However, taking large doses over long periods of time can cause potentially dangerous long-term side effects. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have overdosed on this medication.
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What Should I Do If I Forget a Dose?

If you forget to take a dose of Decadron, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, just skip the missed one and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

How Should This Medicine Be Stored?

Decadron should be stored at room temperature in its original container, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.

Available Strengths

Brand-name Decadron is no longer available. The active ingredient, dexamethasone, is available in several strengths and forms.

Can I Buy Generic Decadron?

Many manufacturers make generic dexamethasone products. Generic dexamethasone is available as a tablet, an oral liquid (both as an elixir and a solution), an ophthalmic/otic solution (eye and ear drop), and an injection.
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