HyperDic: decadron

English > 1 sense of the word Decadron:
NOUNsubstanceDecadron, dexamethasone, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexone, Hexadrol, Oradexona corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation
English > Decadron: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA corticosteroid drug (trade names Decadron or Dexamethasone Intensol or Dexone or Hexadrol or Oradexon) used to treat allergies or inflammation.
Synonymsdexamethasone, Dexamethasone Intensol, Dexone, Hexadrol, Oradexon
Broaderanti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drugA medicine intended to reduce inflammation
corticosteroid, corticoid, adrenal cortical steroidA steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex or synthesized
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishdexametasona
Catalandexametasona

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