DEXAMETHASONE OINTMENT - OPHTHALMIC
Common Brand Name(s): Decadron
Phonetic Pronunciation: (dex-a-METH-a-sone)
Information last revised May 2010
This medication is used to treat certain eye conditions due to inflammation or injury. Dexamethasone works by relieving symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. It belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids.
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