dexamethasone (brand name: Decadron)


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(dek-sa-METH-a-zone)

A steroid made in a lab. It is similar to steroid hormones that are made by the adrenal gland. It is used to treat some of the problems caused by cancer and its treatment. It can help shrink swelling, relieve nausea, and decrease your body's allergic reaction to chemotherapy.

Read more about managing breast cancer treatment side effects.

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