Available in various forms, including an oral liquid (both as an elixir and a solution), an ophthalmic/otic solution (eye and ear drop), an injectable form, and tablets, Decadron® (dexamethasone) can help fight a wide variety of conditions. For example, this prescription medication can help reduce inflammation caused by certain skin conditions and rheumatic diseases.
The form of Decadron and the dosage amount prescribed will depend on several factors, such as the type and severity of your condition, your age, and other medications you are taking. If your healthcare provider prescribes Decadron tablets, there are several strengths available (ranging from 0.5 mg to 6 mg).
(To learn more about taking these tablets, click Decadron. This article takes an in-depth look at how the drug works, dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.)