Dexamethasone

General

Adult Dosing

Anaphylaxis

  • 10mg IV or PO

Pediatric Dosing

Anaphylaxis

  • 0.6mg/kg

Asthma Exacerbation

  • 0.6mg/kg once PO

Post-operative Airway Edema

  • 0.5 mg/kg PO q6hrs x1-2 days

Special Populations

  • Pregnancy Rating:
  • Lactation:
  • Renal Dosing
    • Adult
    • Pediatric
  • Hepatic Dosing
    • Adult
    • Pediatric

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug

Adverse Reactions

Serious

Common

Pharmacology

  • Half-life:
  • Metabolism:
  • Excretion:
  • Mechanism of Action:

See Also

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