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Descriptor English: Dexamethasone
Descriptor Spanish: Dexametasona
Descriptor Portuguese: Dexametasona
Descriptor French: Dexaméthasone
Entry term(s): Decaject
Decaject L.A.
Decaject-L.A.
Decameth
Decaspray
Dexasone
Dexpak
Hexadecadrol
Hexadrol
Maxidex
Methylfluorprednisolone
Millicorten
Oradexon
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.745.432.769.344
D04.210.500.908.238
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003907
Scope note: An anti-inflammatory 9-fluoro-glucocorticoid.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antiemetics
Glucocorticoids
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Registry Number: 7S5I7G3JQL
CAS Type 1 Name: Pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 9-fluoro-11,17,21-trihydroxy-16-methyl-, (11beta,16alpha)-
DeCS ID: 22418
Unique ID: D003907
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Dexamethasone - Preferred
Concept UI M0006099
Scope note An anti-inflammatory 9-fluoro-glucocorticoid.
Preferred term Dexamethasone
Entry term(s) Hexadecadrol
Methylfluorprednisolone
Decameth - Narrower
Concept UI M0492539
Preferred term Decameth
Decaspray - Narrower
Concept UI M0492538
Preferred term Decaspray
Dexasone - Narrower
Concept UI M0372346
Preferred term Dexasone
Dexpak - Narrower
Concept UI M0492560
Preferred term Dexpak
Maxidex - Narrower
Concept UI M0492561
Preferred term Maxidex
Millicorten - Narrower
Concept UI M0372344
Preferred term Millicorten
Oradexon - Narrower
Concept UI M0372343
Preferred term Oradexon
Decaject - Narrower
Concept UI M0492541
Preferred term Decaject
Decaject-L.A. - Narrower
Concept UI M0492540
Preferred term Decaject-L.A.
Entry term(s) Decaject L.A.
Hexadrol - Narrower
Concept UI M0372345
Preferred term Hexadrol



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