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  1. HRT and Cushing Syndrome?
    ... endo #4 I just saw on November 9 (already had the dexamethasone test done on November 10 and 24 hour urine to do Sunday...

  2. Warm Salt Water?
    ... inside of my lip. Nasty..I know...but my Dr. prescribed Dexamethasone outh wash for it!! Hope it helps:) They suck sooo...

General Health board

  1. My symptoms
    ... Information and Resources Font Size A A A Overnight Dexamethasone Suppression Test The overnight dexamethasone suppression ... to see how taking a corticosteroid medicine (called dexamethasone ) changes the levels of the hormone cortisol in the ... illustration of the pituitary gland or the adrenal glands. Dexamethasone , which is like cortisol, decreases the amount of ACTH ... released by the adrenal glands. After taking a dose of dexamethasone , cortisol levels often stay abnormally high in people ... cortisol levels from decreasing after taking a dose of dexamethasone . The night before the blood test, you will take ... a pill containing dexamethasone . The next morning, the cortisol level in your blood ... the cortisol test. Why It Is Done An overnight dexamethasone suppression test is done to check for a condition ... will swallow a pill containing 1 milligram (mg) of dexamethasone . The next morning (usually at 8:00 a.m.), a health...

Allergies board

  1. Kenalog and Dimpling??
    ... the Doctor today and received a shot of Kenalog and Dexamethasone . She said they would work together to reduce sinus...

  2. I need help! Fast.
    ... back. 9Pm they gave me more epi, more benadryl and dexamethasone . And sent me home to take prednisone and 50MG of...

  3. Please Help! puffy cheeks over maxilarries
    ... symptoms a few months ago. I tried erythromycin (sp?), dexamethasone , tobradex, patanol, baby shampoo, lens scrubs, etc...

  4. Dizziness and Ear Popping
    ... meningitis. Lebel et al found that treatment with dexamethasone caused a statistically significant reduction in subsequent ... caused by H influenzae. The mechanism of effect of dexamethasone on meningitis is unknown, but it is hypothesized to...

Pain Management board

  1. Mouth Ulcers
    ... Other additives can be anti-inflammatory steroids like dexamethasone or methylprednisolone, antibiotics like tetracycline...

Skin Problems board

  1. HELP!!!nettle rash for more than 20years!
    ... , but good for nothing . Now he depends on taking Dexamethasone (half of a pill per day ) to stabilize state of his...

  2. HELP!!!nettle rash for more than 20years!
    ... , but good for nothing . Now he depends on taking Dexamethasone (half of a pill per day ) to stabilize state of his...

Arthritis board

  1. dexamethasone 7.5mg??
    ... beginning to wonder why my pc doc would put me on dexamethasone if noone else has ever been on it for arthritis. ...
    ... Hi, Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid drug. I am glad you are going...

  2. ??moon Face??
    ... pain and swelling. i was however put on one called dexamethasone 7.5mg but was only allowed on it for a month as it...
    ... pain and swelling. i was however put on one called dexamethasone 7.5mg but was only allowed on it for a month as it...

  3. Knee Injections for Arthritis
    ... a cortisone or steriodal injection. Does the name Dexamethasone ring a bell at all? It is an injectable cortisone...
    ... her at all. I am going to ask my daughter if that Dexamethasone sounds familiar to her because she too looked at the...
    ... Hi, When you wrote Dexamethasone , I Googled that and found the brand name Decadron...

Back Problems board

  1. Post surgery problems
    ... is probably inflammation, so I am on oral steroids ( Dexamethasone , 4MG) for a couple weeks. Hopefully that fixes it...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome board

  1. wrist, arm (near elbow), shoulder and upper back pain
    ... and some type of therapy called iontopheresis where dexamethasone is absorbed through the skin using a patch and some...
    ... and some type of therapy called iontopheresis where dexamethasone is absorbed through the skin using a patch and some...

  2. Pain in Thumb and wrist --Dequervain's tendinitis Need help!!
    ... stablizer on my left arm. I am also recieving in PT Dexamethasone (injectible) topically through electronic impulses...
    ... ... I just got done having the iontopheresis ( dexamethasone adminstered throught the skin with help of electrical...

  3. Steroid Injection Questions.
    ... left last year). The process is iontophoresis.... dexamethasone is put on a pad on plastic adhesive patches that have...

Foot & Ankle Problems board

  1. Cortizone Shots in my feet/heels...
    ... I think the medication you are getting is called Dexamethasone (cortisone). I had iontophoresis done in PT....

  2. Cortisone injection causing fat pad atrophy in ball of foot?
    ... website that recommends the use of iontophoresis with dexamethasone sodium phosphate (dex) as a substitute for steroid...
    ... hour pad on my foot that distributes the medicine ( dexamethasone ) like a cortisone med...and it transmits thru the...
    ... her ankle feels so much worse. I didn't know that Dexamethasone is a steroid med when I received iontophoresis. But ... more likely to cause fat pad atrophy than receiving dexamethasone via iontophoresis, and this basically only applies...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. steroids and mental health
    ... ways that you mentioned. My nerologist put me on Dexamethasone along with Betaseron. It didn't cause the issues...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. home from hosp.
    ... HI, NEED SOME INFO FAST!!!! BEEN ON DEXAMETHASONE 4MG SINCE SURGERY ON 6/4. MY LAST DAY I TOOK THEM...

Trigeminal Neuralgia board

  1. Occipital Neuralgia or Migranes?
    ... ochlorperazine' and benadryl. And then a second IV bag with Dexamethasone (steroid?) He said he was looking at this as a 'vascular...

Cancer: Brain board

  1. Glioblastoma
    ... followed was 6 weeks of radiation and on steroids ( dexamethasone ) then on chemo (Temodar) which worked wonders for...

  2. very fast type brain cancer...need support
    ... to reduce swelling in the brain...called Decadron ( dexamethasone ...it's a steroid to help with inflammation). They...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. Chemo Brain
    ... side affects, but not as bad as last time. I am on dexamethasone all the time now and I could live without that stuff...

  2. Starting Chemo on Monday-Reason starting back to work 6/16 & Insurance ?s
    ... Kytril the first day as pre med for nausea IV and IV dexamethasone the second day, I also took Zofran and Dexamethasone...

  3. Osage...
    ... until she got Ondansetron. Also got prescribed Dexamethasone to combat the sickness and lack of appetite during...

  4. Folfox
    ... think that's spelled right in the IV on day one and Dexamethasone on day 2 (IV) and then start taking the oral zofran ... and oral dexamethasone on the night of day 2. My doc says the dexamethasone...
    ... Hi, Hubby is on his way to get the dexamethasone (?) This has been HORRIBLE. I have not been able...
    ... have the drastic relief I was hoping for. (Tried: dexamethasone , ativan, zofran, aloxy (?), anzamet...) Best...
    ... as far as the vomiting/nausea goes. They put me on dexamethasone and aloxy pre treatment. Then I went home with the...
    ... The nausea is somewhat better this time. I'm taking dexamethasone , reglan, and ativan, plus they give me a "push" of...

  5. More Chemo questions
    ... iron replacement as he was so anaemic also took Dexamethasone steroid. Helps effectivity of anti-sickness (he skipped...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. My mom is very weak, don't know what to do.
    ... all". Hospice put her on a drug called Decadron ( dexamethasone ) which is a steriod. It helps shrink the swelling...

  2. 2nd Gemzar Treatment-Scared!
    ... called the drs and chemo nurse, and they will give me dexamethasone (steroids) for a few days afterwards to see if that...
    ... cause I know you are not a quitter. Hopefully the dexamethasone will help reduce the side effects. It sounds to me...

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

  4. The good, the bad the ugly
    ... opinion. I was glad to read in another post that dexamethasone is acceptable at higher doses in the later stages...

  5. Physical changes...how fast?
    ... infection, so I've started antibiotics this week. The dexamethasone 4mg has been reduced to 3mg. I'm now thinking I...

  6. A little good news today
    ... dehydration and lack of eating so he is starting her on dexamethasone in hopes that it will perk her up and stimulate her...
    ... be able to enjoy another Christmas together. The dexamethasone you spoke of, is that a steroid? My wife has been...
    ... able to do more and will be happier. Conan, Yes Dexamethasone is Decadron (a steroid)and she is taking 4 mg twice...

  7. Waiting for CT results
    ... I think) every 3rd time and she takes folic acid, dexamethasone and an anti nausea medicine for a day or two before...

  8. Lung Cancer With Superior Vena Cava Obstruction
    ... swelled even more due to the steriods...she is taking dexamethasone ... My husband is in remission from Cancer (Non Hodgkins...

Cancer: Prostate board

  1. Advanced Prostate Cancer - No Further Treatment - Lost
    ... having terrible headaches and a doctor prescribed dexamethasone - every day that week, he grew weaker and had more ... that he could. Since the hospital episode after the dexamethasone , he has never regained his strength. After consulting...

Chemotherapy board

  1. Chemotherapy Side Affects, Stage IIA
    ... the pre-meds should have took care of that, which is dexamethasone , according to my research, this stuff has inactive...

Lymphomas board

  1. Failed R-Chop
    ... called DHAP which involves Cisplatin, Cytarabine and Dexamethasone , and if successful a stem cell implant. Tumour is...
    ... start the DHAP as soon as possible. She said it is the Dexamethasone steroids that is keeping the tumour in check at the...

  2. Pet Scan

Mesothelioma board

  1. mother passed away
    ... which i don't think made a difference. gabapentin dexamethasone and the oxynorm, oxycodone together make them extremely...

Dental Health board

  1. Toddler gum Lesion
    ... inhalent steroid) everyday for RAD, and was given a dexamethasone injection two weeks ago for the croup. Any clue...

Exercise & Fitness board

  1. Arm Pain, Lipitor, Love Handles
    ... results were inconclusive because I was on mobic and dexamethasone . I am off all of the drugs now and will have my blood...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. chrons colitis people please help desperate
    ... The best steroid drops for me have been Decadron ( dexamethasone 1%), but the most important way to control these diseases...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. GB Surgery Friday
    ... afternoon. My PCP gave me a shot of rochephin and dexamethasone , told me to use my nebulizer, gave me a prescription...

Hearing Disorders board

  1. my PET surgery experience
    ... be PET free for the rest of my life! :) I will use Dexamethasone (steroid drups) for the next few weeks to make the...

  2. Otitis Media...how long???
    ... framycetin sulfate and (antibiotics to kill germs), and dexamethasone (a corticosteroid to stop inflammation)., as well...

  3. Taking Prednisone for sudden hearing loss, ringing getting worse?
    ... remember the name). After that, my doc swapped me to dexamethasone injections and they were fine. No pain. They anesthetise...

  4. Ear stoppage due to pressure from within
    ... Dr. 3 times for my ear. I am now taking Rescon and Dexamethasone together each day. The ringing is getting worse also...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. New to Board - Endolymphatic Hydrops
    ... symptoms (Nausea,Vertigo,Dizziness) Had a single dexamethasone perfusion (theory is it will reduce inflammation)...

  2. Auot Immune Vestibulopothy
    ... hearing impairment, a trial of steroids (prednisone or dexamethasone ) for 4 weeks may be tried. In persons with response...

  3. anyone tried prednisone or decadron with GOOD results???
    ... Eg prednisone) and steroids injected into the ear ( dexamethasone , which I think is decadron). I had hearing loss, vertigo...

Hormone Problems board

  1. My Journey to Hormone Heck
    ... have it, but she agreed to allow me one test: the dexamethasone test. It's used to check to see if your Hypothalamic...

  2. Testing for Cushing's - going to have the low dose dex suppression test
    ... have a pituitary adenoma, I should have the overnight dexamethasone suppression test. I think you need to suppress to ... Therefore, he wants me to have the 2 night low-dose dexamethasone test, along with a CRH stimulation test. This would...
    ... well enough to study in my 6 hour breaks, between the dexamethasone doses. What did they find in the sleep studies...
    ... about what's going to happen! I know I'm meant to take dexamethasone every 6 hours and then have a blood test on Thurs...

  3. Cushings Syndrome
    ... cyclical pituitary form. What you just did was a dexamethasone suppression test. The result most doctors are looking...

  4. Cushing's or Crazy?
    ... urinary free cortisol test and then an overnight 1gram Dexamethasone suppression test. There are 68 conditions that...

  5. High AM Cortisol?
    ... pond, but if you score high enough you will get a dexamethasone suppression test where you will want to score low...

  6. High cortisol w/low cortisol symptoms
    ... my thyroid, blood sugar and cortisol again (with a dexamethasone test this time), but I don't have results yet. Any...
    ... they were only single cortisol tests. I took the dexamethasone supprression test this morning. The endo said she...
    ... endocrinologist called this afternoon with results from my dexamethasone suppression test last week. She said my cortisol...
    ... help me. Since my cortisol suppressed with the dexamethasone suppression test, the endocrinologist said that rules...

  7. cushings syndrome headaches
    ... include Serum Cortisol, Serum ACTH, Salivary Cortisol, Dexamethasone Suppression Test, and CRH Stimulation Test. Cushing...

  8. Elevated Cortisol
    ... endocrinologist and he told her to have me take the dexamethasone prior to my next panel. However, my MD has said ... Normal Range 22.4 ug/dl 1/3/06 - Fasting with dexamethasone Low: 1.3 High: 3.1 Normal Range 22.4 ug/dl Thanks...

Pituitary Disease board

  1. Beyond Hashi's: Secondary Hypothyroidism/Pituitary Disease
    ... have it, but she agreed to allow me one test: the dexamethasone test. It's used to check to see if your Hypothalamic...
    ... have it, but she agreed to allow me one test: the dexamethasone test. It's used to check to see if your Hypothalamic...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. potassium& sodium levels in secondary hypo???
    ... was assessed after suppressing adrenal function with dexamethasone and then testing pituitary-ovarian function by a GnRH ... by subnormal suppression of free testosterone after dexamethasone and/or by increased 17- hydroxyprogesterone response ... to nafarelin while on dexamethasone . All women with congenital adrenal virilization and ... ovarian hyperandrogenism had elevated LH levels after dexamethasone or elevated early LH response to nafarelin, which...

  2. High ACTH caused by thyroid medication?
    ... producers. When one is expected your MD should perform a dexamethasone suppression test. Depending on the stage of development ... tumor. How do they test for the tumor? they use Dexamethasone which is a dominant glucocorticoid. It goes straight ... typically goes like this: 1) you are given a PM dose of dexamethasone 2) you measure the next two days of urine to get a ... straight for the high dose test): Low dose testing: Dexamethasone dose - first attempt low dose 2 mg cortisol suppressed ... with no aggravating tumor source. High dose test: Dexamethasone dose - 8 mg cortisol suppressed? - no, you need to ... These tumors are larger and higher ACTH producers. Dexamethasone dose - 8 mg cortisol suppressed? - YES, probably...

  3. Hashi's with a side order of Cushings????
    ... that worried me. so she says she'd like to do a dexamethasone suppression test to see if i test positive for cushings ... i dont want to do the test. i'm afraid to take the dexamethasone tablet. i'm tired of having doctors suggest i have...

  4. Grave eyes
    ... However, amy antibodies are still high. I am now taking dexamethasone to treat the eye probems of tearing, swelling, redness...
    ... However, amy antibodies are still high. I am now taking dexamethasone to treat the eye probems of tearing, swelling, redness...
    ... However, amy antibodies are still high. I am now taking dexamethasone to treat the eye probems of tearing, swelling, redness...
    ... The dexamethasone - .5mg - is helping with the tearing, redness, and ... restore normal levels. In the meantime, between the dexamethasone and the tsh off, I have gained more weight. I can...

  5. Do Nasal Sprays Interfere With Cortisol Tests?
    ... get copies of labs---I just reviewed one from the dexamethasone stim test---and my "before" adrenal levels were flagged...

  6. Autoimmune thyroid and high Prolactin
    ... Did you do a dexamethasone suppression test?? I did one---and I passed---but...

  7. Dexamethasone and lab tests
    ... post to you last night...some medications including dexamethasone and other corticosteroids can suppress tsh with no...

  8. Lab Results Please Help
    ... 43 and my T4 was .7 and she told me since I was on dexamethasone that is the reason. MD I was on a low dose (1 what...

  9. New Lab tests----Low cortisol Please help
    ... result is am or pm. Were they susposed to give me dexamethasone at any time during the test??? I was wondering why ... it stated on the test " 8 hrs post 1 mg dexamethasone given at midnight; 0-5ug/dL 30 - 60 min post 25 units...
    ... cushing's, they would be administering the dexamethasone to see what the cortisol levels were doing. ...

  10. Need Feedback on Labs with 2 Grains of Armour
    ... I gain weight. This has shown to be true during dexamethasone suppression tests. I know thyroid medication and...

  11. meds??
    ... growth hormone activity), and adrenal function (i.e. dexamethasone suppression test). Once they determine if it is secreting...

  12. Deb123 and other Adrenal folks
    ... gave me a hydrocortisone shot and followed that with dexamethasone meds. Within a day I suddenly was out biking again...
    ... However, two days after the shot, I started the dexamethasone (for a few weeks). It seems that would have replenished...
    ... damage done. I really don't know anything about dexamethasone . I can tell you that from my experience and probably ... may be in different stages of exhaustion. How much dexamethasone were you taking a day? As far as stress dosing...
    ... ruling out non-pituitary sources of ACTH. I had a Dexamethasone test done some time ago. I was in the hospital for...

  13. Midwest - lab?
    ... with emphasis on the pituitary and hypothalamus and a dexamethasone suppression test. I've also now got a bottle of tylenol...


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