Brainstem Gliomas Medication

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Douglas E Ney, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Medication

Corticosteroids

Class Summary

These agents have anti-inflammatory properties and cause profound and varied metabolic effects. Corticosteroids modify the body's immune response to diverse stimuli.

Dexamethasone (Decadron)

Can be used to reduce tumor- and radiotherapy-associated cerebral edema.

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