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The Dexamethasone is a potent glucocorticoid synthetic with actions that resemble those of steroid hormones. It acts as an anti - inflammatory and immuno suppressant . Its potency is about 20 - 30 times that of hydrocortisone and 4 - 5 times greater than prednisone .
Dexamethasone is used to treat many inflammations and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis . It is also supplied to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy to counteract certain side effects of their antitumor treatment. Dexamethasone may increase the antiemetic effects of 5 - HT 3 receptor antagonists such as ondansetron . It is also supplied in small quantities (usually 5 - 6 tablets) before and after some forms of dental surgery, such as wisdom tooth removal. , an operation that often leaves the patient with inflammation of the cheeks. In brain tumors (primary or metastatic), dexamethasone is used to counteract the development of edema that may sometime compress other brain structures. Dexamethasone is also administered in spinal cord compressions, especially as an emergency treatment in patients undergoing palliative care .