Also known as Hexadrol, Dexone, and Decadron
Dexamethasone is a potent synthetic member of the glucocorticoid class of steroid drugs that has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is 25 times more potent than cortisol in its glucocorticoid effect, while having minimal mineralocorticoid effect.Source: Wikipedia
DEA Class 4 meaning a low potential for abuse and low risk of dependence.
Estimated Total Cost: $12.53 for an average of 14 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed dexamethasone to treat croup, breast cancer, metastatic cancer, and lung cancer.