Dexamethasone: Contraindications

Depending on the indication and the general condition, peptic ulcers, osteoporosis, psychoses, infectious diseases (e.g. herpes simplex, keratitis), diabetes and hypertension can be considered contraindications.

Dexamethasone: Cautions

The anti-inflammatory effect of 0.75 mg of dexamethasone approximately corresponds to 5 mg of prednisolone or 20 mg of hydrocortisone.

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