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Noun: dexamethasone  ,dek-su'me-thu,sown
  1. A corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
    - Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexone, Hexadrol, Oradexon

Type of: adrenal cortical steroid, anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug, corticoid, corticosteroid

Encyclopedia: Dexamethasone