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    Anti-inflammatory Eye Preparations Professional

    Anti-inflammatory Eye Preparations, Corticosteroid/antibiotic combinations [ 2 ] Examples - betamethasone + neomycin, dexamethasone 0.1% + neomycin/polymyxin B/tobramycin, ...

    Oral Steroids Conditions

    This group includes steroids such as: Prednisolone Betamethasone Dexamethasone Hydrocortisone Methylprednisolone Deflazacort The other group is called m...

    Summary Uses Side-effects Cautions and contraindications Interactions

    Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Conditions

    Stronger steroids such as prednisolone and dexamethasone may be used in adults. Hydrocortisone is still used in short bursts in adults during illness, or after injury or surgery. , co...

    Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis Conditions

    Prednisolone is the most commonly prescribed steroid tablet. Dexamethasone is another steroid that is sometimes prescribed. See separate leaflet called Oral Steroids for more details . , ...

    Croup Conditions

    Other treatments A steroid medicine such as dexamethasone or prednisolone is usually prescribed. Steroid medicines help to reduce inflammation. , cough croup dexamethasone p...

    Summary Symptoms Treatment

    Uveitis Conditions

    Examples of steroid drops include prednisolone and dexamethasone eye drops. Although steroid eye drops usually work well, in some cases side-effects occur and these are sometimes serio...

    Corticosteroids and Corticosteroid Replacement Therapy Professional

    Biological half life: 36-54 hours Dexamethasone Betamethasone 0.75 mg 0.75 mg 25-50 25-50 0 0 Mineralocorticoids Aldosterone Fludrocortisone 0.3 mg 2 mg 0 15 ...

    Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Professional

    Longer-acting glucocorticoids, such as prednisolone and dexamethasone, can be used in adults but they are generally avoided in children because of concerns about growth suppression. , cong...

    Local Preparations for Anal Disorders Conditions

    Local Preparations for Anal Disorders, For many of these, a local preparation may be helpful. Local preparations are creams, ointments or suppositories which are applied dir...

    Croup Professional

    Steroids Systematic reviews of the use of systemic dexamethasone and nebulised budesonide have shown that they are effective in easing symptoms within a few hours. , croup dexamethason...

    Immune Thrombocytopenia Professional

    High-dose dexamethasone. Other treatments Tranexamic acid is used for menorrhagia, but is contra-indicated if there is haematuria. , idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura d...

    Ocular Diagnostic Preparations Professional

    Ocular Diagnostic Preparations

    Antimicrobial Eye Preparations Professional

    Antimicrobial Eye Preparations, This is particularly important to bear in mind in pregnant and breast-feeding women, as there are very limited data regarding the safety of eye preparation...

    Topical Steroids (excluding Inhaled Steroids) Conditions

    Eye drops or ointments such as betamethasone , dexamethasone , prednisolone , loteprednol , fluorometholone and rimexolone . These are used to reduce inflammation after operations to ...

    Immune Thrombocytopenia Conditions

    High-dose methylprednisolone or high-dose dexamethasone . These are other types of steroid medicines that have also been shown to be effective in differing degrees. , idiopathic thrombocyto...

    Advice for Travelling to Remote Locations Conditions

    Discuss with your GP and trekking group whether your very high-altitude trek also necessitates carrying dexamethasone tablets or nifedipine tablets. Both are used in altitude sickness emergen...

    Nitrates Conditions

    All the nitrates (GTN, isosorbide dinitrate, and isosorbide mononitrate ) come in long-acting preparations. A long-acting preparation takes longer to start working, so is not much u...

    Cosmetic Facial Injections Conditions

    In most patients it will be completely resorbed within 3 to 6 months. Human preparations These are a preparation of human collagen, elastic fibres and other dermal components f...

    Medicines for Nausea Conditions

    It is not usually used for more than a few days. Dexamethasone - this is a steroid medicine. It is a man-made version of a natural hormone produced by your own body.

    Cough Medicines Conditions

    A glycerin, honey and lemon cough medicine is also available to buy.  This preparation does not have an active ingredient as such.  It is thought to have a soothing action. , cou...

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