Changes are being made to the labelling of dexamethasone injection. It was formerly referred to as ‘Dexamethasone injection’, but it was in fact dexamethasone phosphate. In future, the dose will be in terms of dexamethasone base.
This therefore means that the doses are different:
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Prescribers are now advised to prescribe dexamethasone as dexamethasone base.