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dexamethasone


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(deks-ă-meth-ă-zohn)

a corticosteroid drug administered by mouth or injection or as eye or ear drops principally to treat severe allergies, ear and eye diseases, rheumatic and other inflammatory conditions, and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Trade name: Maxidex.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.


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