Dexamethasone (Azium®, Dexasone®)

glucocorticoid

Medication Info

  • Class of Medication
    • glucocorticoid
  • Effects
    • antiinflammatory
    • immunosuppressive
  • Side Effects
    • affects the adrenal system
      • must taper off the medication with prolonged use
    • cats
      • can cause diabetes
      • can unmask underlying cardiac disease
      • can cause congestive heart failure
  • Other Info
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