Maxitrol

What is Maxitrol?

Dexamethasone is a type of steroid medication. It has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant effects. It is 25 times more potent than cortisol in its glucocorticoid effect, while having minimal mineralocorticoid effect.

Dexamethasone is used for the treatment of many conditions including: rheumatologic problems, a number of skin diseases such as erythema multiforme, severe allergies, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, croup, and cerebral edema, in addition to other medications in tuberculosis and a number of other infectious diseases.

It is pregnancy category C in the United States and class A in Australia, meaning it has been frequently used in pregnancy and not been found to cause problems for the baby.

It is on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

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I had a meibomian cyst around a year ago (quite a large one on my lower lid) which finally disappeared with the use of Maxitrol Ointment. Since...

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If the container with the maxitrol was consistently closed ,except for when you were initially applying it,to...

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I've been to 3 doctors & all of them diagnose my left eye blepharitis as bacterial, also been on Tobradex & Maxitrol for almost 2 mos....

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It seems from the history that you are having multiple problems of the eyelid in the form of blepharitis, seborrheic dermatitis, herpes...

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i am a patient of Hashimotos Thyrodistis and on 75 MCG of Levothyroxince since last 7 months. I was diagnosed 17 months ago with this...

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It seems that you have auto immune hypothyroidism ( hashimoto's) and have vitamin D...

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Hello Doctor, This is regarding Chalazion . My wife is having Chalazion in her left eye from past 4 Months and is left untreated due to pregnancy ....

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Hi, This is regarding Chalazion . My wife is having Chalazion in her left eye from past 4 Months and is left untreated due to pregnancy . We have...

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Hello Doctor, This is regarding Chalazion . My wife is having Chalazion in her left eye from past 4 Months and is left untreated due to pregnancy ....

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Hi Dr. I suffer from iritis. Last week I had a mild flare up in my right eye. Went to my GP. Prescribed maxitrol eye drops and also awaiting...

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I've been to 3 doctors & all of them diagnose my left eye blepharitis as bacterial, also been on Tobradex & Maxitrol for almost 2 mos....

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A few weeks ago I had a chalazion on my left upper eyelid . I received Tetracycline frm my doc and was told to apply a hot compress as well. That...

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My left eye suddenly turned red and watery, then after a week the lower eyelid and below it, the skin became brown and red ,also flaky, itchy...

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