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Before starting treatment with Decadron, make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, glaucoma, or other medical issues. Other safety precautions with Decadron include warnings of potential drug interactions, an increased risk for developing eye problems or edema, and the possible danger of a weakened immune system.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Decadron® (dexamethasone) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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