DECADRON Oral solution Ref.[50487] Active ingredients: Dexamethasone

Source: FDA, National Drug Code (US)  Revision Year: 2017 

Product description

Each 5 mL (teaspoonful) contains: Dexamethasone, USP 0.5 mg.

Also contains:

Benzoic Acid, USP (as preservative) 0.1%

Alcohol (% v/v) 5.1%

Inactive Ingredients: artificial raspberry flavor; citric acid; FD&C red no. 40; sucrose; propylene glycol and purified water. It may also contain sodium citrate dihydrate.

Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.

Dexamethasone, a synthetic adrenocortical steroid, is a white to practically white, odorless, crystalline powder. It is stable in air. It is practically insoluble in water. The molecular weight is 392.47. It is designated chemically as 9-fluoro-11β,17,21-trihydroxy-16α-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione. The molecular formula is C22H29FO5 and the structural formula is:

How Supplied

DECADRON Dexamethasone Elixir, USP 0.5 mg/5 mL is supplied as a clear, red, raspberry-flavored liquid in the following size:

8 fl oz (237 mL) bottle NDC 58463-010-08

Manufactured for: Pragma Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Locust Valley, NY 11560

Distributed by: Fera Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Locust Valley, NY 11560


Drug Countries
DECADRON Brazil, Cyprus, Italy, Japan, Malta, United Kingdom, United States

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