Dexamethasone

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Molecule Structure

Scientific Name

Dexamethasone

Description of the Drug

Dexamethasone is a glucocorticoid available in various modes of administration that is used for the treatment of various inflammatory conditions, including bronchial asthma, as well as endocrine and rheumatic disorders.

Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-02-07 from
http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01234

Brand Name(s)

Aeroseb-dex, Dalalone, Decaderm, Decadron, Decadron-75, Decaspray, Dexacortisyl, Dexafree, Dexamethasone, Dexamethasone intensol, Dexone, Dexone 0.5, Dexone 0.75, Dexone 1.5, Dexone 4, Dexsol, Dextenza, Dexycu kit, Dropodex, Gppe ear spy, Hemady, Hexadrol, Kortico Injection, Martapan, Maxidex, Maxitrol, Oradexon, Otomize, Ozurdex, Sofradex, Spersadex comp, Tobradex

Company Owner(s)

Lannett Co Inc, Watson Laboratories Inc, Impax Laboratories Inc, Alvogen Inc, Fera Pharmaceuticals Llc, Ocular Therapeutix Inc, Private Formulations Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp, Padagis Us Llc, Upsher Smith Laboratories Inc

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
Glucocorticoid receptor SINGLE PROTEIN AGONIST CHEMBL2034

Unichem Links

Atlas dexamethasone
SureChEMBL SCHEMBL3774
PharmGKB PA449247
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0015364
WDI DEXAMETHA
DrugBank DB01234
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 14805314 14805313
PubChem 5743
Mcule MCULE-4773827191
LINCS LSM-5512
Nikkaji J1.356K
PDBe DEX
BindingDB 18207
EPA CompTox Dashboard DTXSID3020384
DrugCentral 824
Brenda 44942 43965 48978 147690 45839 1159 45429 48979 152027 43341
ChemicalBook CB4261243
Guide to Pharmacology 2768 3447
GSRS 681b3b7c-2a18-442f-a215-5105a536d929
rxnorm DEXTENZA MAXIDEX MAXITROL DECADRON DEXASONE DEXAMETHASONE DEXYCU OZURDEX HEMADY
PubChem: Drugs of the Future 12012603
KEGG Ligand C15643
ChEBI 41879
NIH Clinical Collection SAM002548948
ZINC ZINC000003875332