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  1. Side effects of prednesone
    ... I was on Decadron (corticosteroid similar to Prednisone) for over three...

Allergies board

  1. How long for reactions?
    ... and immediately took him to the ER. They gave him decadron . The same thing happened although not nearly as...
    ... him. His allergist says this may be because of teh decadron ? He also prescribed zyrtec to try to help ease any...

  2. Advice on Shots Please
    ... thought I was going anaphylactic. And that shot of decadron I got has some side effects too. Sheesh what a ride...

  3. Bacterial Allergies? Possible?
    ... don't respond to migraine medications). A little Decadron (oral steroid) usually provides a lot of relief from...

  4. Facial swelling: urticaria?
    ... joint,"moves around"? I did get relief last week from decadron shot and dose pack but hives came back as soon as...

  5. drug allergies
    ... forever to clear up. I think they did have to put me on decadron to get the reaction to stop. I was absolutely miserable...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Decadron/Dexamethasone and Mood Swings
    ... mood swings &/or emotional instability, related to IV Decadron , suddenly appear out of nowhere, even if a person...

  2. Decadrom = anxiety attack?
    ... Several months ago I was given a Decadron (steriod) shot for bronchitis. 3 days after receiving...
    ... QUOTE=UGAfan;3020829]Several months ago I was given a Decadron (steriod) shot for bronchitis. 3 days after receiving ... surgery because of it. was put on very high amounts of Decadron , Prednisone, Medrol, Solu-Medrol etc after a few weeks...

Pain Management board

  1. HELP! First Trigger point injection today....
    ... I appreciate it. They injected a steriod called Decadron for inflamation and then some sort of numbing agent...

  2. Methadone and its dangers
    ... worst experience I have ever had with any medication). Decadron is a far second place. I actually asked my doctor...

  3. Tizanidine
    ... taking a fairly small dose. I was also on Norco and Decadron at the time don't know how much of difference that...

  4. Coming off Steroids-Increased Pain
    ... I have been on Decadron 2 mg /day since April for inflammatory pain from my ... with gas and bloating and have been told that the Decadron is to blame for this as well. I thought that it would...

  5. Vicodin Side Effects
    ... PRN for BT cancer pain while weaning myself off of Decadron . My biggest complaint is the flushing/hot flashes...
    ... this to your doctor?) I also don’t know much about Decadron either. There are quite a few long acting medicines...
    ... hotflashes you are experiencing could be related to the decadron as opposed to the vicodin.The WD from any sort of ... believe that they stopped after a few days off of the decadron (that was the last steriod i was on)and that was a...
    ... Hi Marcia, I've been on Decadron since April and i've been pretty lucky as far as side...

  6. Looking for PM suggestions ASAP
    ... PM specialist and she prescribed a 3 day course of Decadron to calm the inflammation, 300 mg Neurontin (ramping ... and acupuncture treatments as well. The combo of Decadron and Neurontin worked so well that I didn't need the ... was thrilled. Unfortunately by the last day on the Decadron I started to retain a lot of water and all of me felt...
    ... to my PM clinic to see if they'll give me some more Decadron until i can try that block on friday. i can't function...

Skin Problems board

  1. How do I combat severe, extreme facial flushing from corticosteroids?
    ... red and blotchy because I was/still am on Medrol, Decadron , and Prednisone. It's absolutely horrible. My face...

  2. Prednisone for Skin Rash
    ... Steroid withdrawal can be just awful. I was on Decadron for six months and you wouldn't believe what I'm still...

Share Your Pain Management Story board

  1. Some Pain Management Stories
    ... contracted RSV (right?) This left me on Dexthamesasone ( Decadron ), a corticosteroid, for over 1 year, leaving me with...

Arthritis board

  1. Overmedicated for once......bad experience
    ... put it nicely. He started me on a 5 day regimen of decadron , 4 mg 3 times a day. Strangely enough he did not titrate ... needless to say this was way too much, basically .85mg of decadron is equivalent to 5 mg of prednisone. Usually when...

  2. Amyloidosis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... finally came up with an oral med combo of Melphalan/ Decadron to be taken 4 consecutive days a month, for 12 months ... the milder chemo drugs, and 40 mg per dose for the Decadron ). I really had no bad side effects at all, just some...

  3. Prednisone
    ... experience is pretty typical. I started out on high dose Decadron for 5 days and when I stopped I felt worse then when ... I started. Decided to stay on low dose Decadron for my pain and at first it was wonderful but as time...

  4. Knee Injections for Arthritis
    ... Dexamethasone, I Googled that and found the brand name Decadron and then I remembered it. That's what it was. I don...

  5. On Behalf of My Wife
    ... steroid shot with two kinds of meds in it. One was Decadron , the other, I forget. There are no rheumatologists...

  6. Has your condition brought you closer to God or farther away?
    ... steroid shot with two kinds of meds in it. One was Decadron , the other, I forget. There are no rheumatologists...

Back Problems board

  1. Chronic Low Back & Hip Pain
    ... wake them up for school. My Dr. put me on steroids ( Decadron , 4mg/day) and Vicodin at night. He called it a therapeutic...

  2. Lyrica Question
    ... type pain(they will usually give you a shot or two of decadron just for this ) and you will probably have some pretty...

  3. Surgery Over, I'm Back!!!
    ... inflamation around spinal cord, gave me a shot of Decadron (steroid) Finally the njrse said Debbie (the PA) would...

  4. Advice from people who have had unsuccessful microdisectomy
    ... afterward. After about 5 days, my surgeon had me go on decadron for 5 days. It really is harsh stuff. no change. At...

Bone Disorders board

  1. both shoulders/appointment soon
    ... really make out the name, it looks like Cadron or decadron , in the hip. I am surprised it did anything for the...

Osteoporosis board

  1. Fosamax Side Effects
    ... joint disease already placing me at risk, plus was on Decadron constantly throughout the 90's for my chronic asthma ... thing was that I lost all the weight I gained from the Decadron and I can actually see my neck now :) Fosamax ... level when I was in my late teens after a long 8 month decadron 'stint'....

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. why are steroids given for inflammation of the brain
    ... To Relief The Pressure... decadron , Look Up On Google,to Why It Is Used......

  2. Cyst in brain in nervous system?!?! help!
    ... could be some swelling which you would need to take Decadron to reduce the swelling/pressure....

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. numbness with a migraine
    ... Oral steroids--a quick taper that works well is: decadron 0.5mg: one tablet 3x/day for two days, then one tablet...

  2. Can Mold Allergies & Infections Trigger Migraines?
    ... don't respond to migraine medications). A little Decadron (oral steroid) usually provides a lot of relief from...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. Docters what the heck is with them?
    ... coming off of them can be wicked.Some DRs still use decadron IV infusion therapy and others use solu-medrol. ...

  2. Nuffs..
    ... a break. 9 years ago I had a severe reaction to decadron infusion therapy,the old method of treating an attack...

  3. Rebif,IV steroids,system overload
    ... wants to do IV steroids.I had an allergic reaction to decadron IV steroids years ago,but he wants to do low dose...
    ... right leg. For steroids the last time I was put on decadron IV for lumbar myelitis and I had a severe reaction...

  4. help with disease modifying meds
    ... to do an allergy test for steroids.I'm allergic to decadron and scared to use any others.My neuro things that...

  5. steroids and mental health
    ... When I had lumbar myelitis,I was given decadron tablets,on them I had a very bad memory problem,when ... they provided no releif they done decadron IV therapy,which effected my breathing to the point...

  6. Scared MS Diagnosis May Be Coming
    ... before) and prescribed anti-inflammatories (including Decadron ). The other symptoms were dismissed as anxiety from ... Today I returned to my personal doc who said the Decadron should have cleared up any inner ear inflammation...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. NS visit/MRI report
    ... I'm happy to be able to write again. I was taking Decadron for a little while before surgery and never made it ... little frustrated as I put a few pounds on from the Decadron and Neurontin and not being able to exercise is frustrating...

Cancer board

  1. How long is / was your chemo?
    ... protocol. This is Mensa, Adriomycin, something and Decadron . Can't remember the "I" chemical. Each individual...

Cancer: Brain board

  1. Glioblastoma
    ... .some facial bloating, probably from the steroid ( Decadron ). He had a lot of balance problems before the surgery...

  2. very fast type brain cancer...need support
    ... biopsy, he's still stumbling and can't see well (the decadron is helping the edema, but *slowly*), and he rambles...
    ... on pills to reduce swelling in the brain...called Decadron (dexamethasone...it's a steroid to help with inflammation...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. cjammom how are you?
    ... definately get through it no problem. Did they give you decadron and emend to go home with. I had chemo on Friday...

  2. Taxol...need info
    ... Guys, Had my first taxol today. Started out with decadron , tagamet, then benadryl to prevent allergic reaction...

  3. Arimidex
    ... okay they started me with a little 100cc bag with Decadron to run over 30 mins. Then the Adriamycin. If your...
    ... Well girls had the chemo today. They gave me the decadron , ativan, aloxi for nausea, I also took a emend before ... and have to take 1 on days 2 and 3. Have to take decadron tonight twice sat and twice sun. My stomach is very...
    ... :) I'm sorry you are felling so upset. With the Decadron be sure you take it after you eat....it can really ... first week. But definitely take something with the Decadron don't take on an empty stomach. (Huggs) You are...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. Trying to cope and seeking answers...
    ... cancer and the treament I used for nausea was Zofran, Decadron , & Kytril. Also what helped was ginger pills for nausea...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. Camptosar side effects?
    ... My doctor mentioned diahrrea, but if they give me decadron again that causes constipation. I was on oxaliplatin...

  2. Chemo starts today!
    ... Maz: Ed is absolutely right... Decadron can definitely change your mood... it's a corticosteroid...
    ... anti-nausea stuff they give him, together with the decadron for energy. If, not, maybe they play it by ear and...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. My mom is very weak, don't know what to do.
    ... with it at all". Hospice put her on a drug called Decadron (dexamethasone) which is a steriod. It helps shrink ... constantly). I've done a lot of research on this Decadron and it is a wonder drug but also a very wicked drug...

  2. My Daddy
    ... mets? They had me on heavy doses of dexamethasone ( decadron ) for my brain tumor and that can weaken the bones...

  3. My Mimi
    ... to 12.7cm & numerous smaller ones. He prescribed Decadron & scheduled her to begin radiation on Monday. ...
    ... harder (post-symptom-wise) than the chemo. I was on decadron for months! Hated it with a passion! I was also...
    ... sessions of whole brain radiation along with Dilantin and decadron to avoid any seizures and to reduce the swelling...

  4. Need Insight MIL NSCLC
    ... is now on 130mg morphine in the am and pm. 8mg of decadron daily, 15mg of quick release morphine hourly as needed...
    ... mg when she is restless and can't get comfortable. Decadron 8mg daily for pain Comapzine 10mg every 6 hrs for...

  5. anYONE ELSE GIVEN STEROIDS FOR BRAIN METS?
    ... Felt pretty nomal I thought, but these steroids ( decadron ) are making me feel just awful, and it's only been...

  6. Considering Alternative Medicines
    ... take the steroid? Patsy doesn’t have a problem with decadron that I am aware of, but she does of course get grumpy...

  7. carboplatin and erbutux
    ... exceed $10, but this cost me $50 for 2 pills (ouch!). Decadron , asteroid, helps with both nausea and fatugue ......
    ... before chemo and for 2 days after and then he is on decadron (steroid) but we have had to reduce the dosage in 1 ... before. I have a friend who is taking chemo and takes decadron and she said her mood/personality is fine, but for...
    ... easy to gain back. Kim- I didn't know that decadron could effect one's mood. I'm sorry to hear that. I ... haven't noticed a change in Patsy's mood from decadron -but when she is feeling bad she is moody anyway....

  8. A difficult day
    ... as she would be at times if she stayed in bed. The decadron is making her hungrier and she is doing pretty good...

  9. Can anyone relate to this?
    ... Also, you might aks your doctor about a steriod like decadron (works pretty good). One got up one morning only having ... sleep and avery busy day ahead of me and I took a decadron myself (don't tell anyone ;) and I was amazed at how...

  10. the chemo has finally "hit" my mom.....what do I do?
    ... woke my mom up at 6:30 this morning to give her her decadron for her chemo treatment today. She seems to be doing...

  11. JanMarie, how is your mom doing?
    ... for home on Friday she was starting to eat from the decadron the doctor put her on and was even perkier so we shall...

  12. A little good news today
    ... of, is that a steroid? My wife has been taking some decadron after her carboplatin -and it has ehlped with nausea...
    ... and will be happier. Conan, Yes Dexamethasone is Decadron (a steroid)and she is taking 4 mg twice a day same ... thought she was getting chemo that day she took her decadron and perked up ate, but chemo got cancelled due to ... the oncologist I asked if she could just take some decadron for a few days so she felt better and would eat, he ... have some quality to what time they have left and decadron is often used as it's benefits now outweigh any long...
    ... know what tomorrow will bring. My mother was on decadron daily while going through her head radiation. she...
    ... know what tomorrow will bring. My mother was on decadron daily while going through her head radiation. she...

  13. Bud
    ... me of what you say Bud is experiencing. Is he on decadron or any type of steroids? Also, another thought.....

  14. Former headache post
    ... tumor in her lung gets bigger. She has started taking Decadron , and stronger pain pills, I don't understand all this...

  15. Topotecan
    ... but gain weight. BLAH. Bud is crashing from the Decadron he had Thursday. He looks really pale and older than...

  16. Pill for appetite??
    ... husbands appetite. When he was taking heavy doses of Decadron his appetite was ravenous and he gained all the weight...
    ... Dearest Karen, I am in the same boat. The Decadron has robbed Bud of his appetite. He has lost 10 lbs...

  17. Question??
    ... he feels inside he is getting worse. He also is on Decadron to help fight some of the side effects of the Texotere...

  18. small cell metastis
    ... What type of steroid did they give your mom? Is it Decadron ?? I want to let you know that sometimes this steroid ... things I have experienced with my husbands use of Decadron ! Please stay in touch God Bless Karen...
    ... and that we will radiate her and put her on 8 mgs of decadron every 8 hours.He wants us in monday morning to further...

  19. Mom dx w/Lung cancer
    ... think of. Could be some of here meds too. I was on decadron (steroids) massive doses in the beginning and now...

  20. want to talk to someone who lost mom to sclc, mets to brain
    ... thing i have ever been through. massive doses of decadron , vomitting for days, headaches, then my legs went...

  21. Mystery Symptom : Swelling and Redness Around Eyes
    ... that it's drug related and the current suspect is Decadron . Could be just a coincidence but my wife hasn't received ... any IV Decadron for about 3 or 4 weeks and we noticed that the swelling...

  22. mom's cancer journey-it's over
    ... walker for short distances. Toilets are a problem. Decadron has weakened her. 8-03 mom's cancer in her liver,...

  23. end stage journey
    ... she had whole head radiation for a month and was on Decadron for several months following. This made her very weak...

  24. Now we have brain mets
    ... question is since starting the brain radiation and decadron he seems to have gotten so weak. He has lost almost...

  25. How Long Does my Mom Have?
    ... prognosis was that she has 6 - 18 mos and she has been on Decadron steroid that they are not successful in weaning her...
    ... Hi DelGwood and others, My mom was on decadron for lung/brain cancer and it made her very very weak...

  26. My husband's cancer is spreading and he is stage four already
    ... I thought it was the end too but they put her on decadron (a steroid) to reduce the brain swelling from the ... She is like a different person. She was only on the decadron for one day and we went out for lunch. I think it ... her appetite. Good luck. Has your husband been on decadron at all? You can only take it, I think, for a few...
    ... You both for the replies. Yes, my husband was on Decadron when he was released from the hosptial...and WOW did...


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