| Dexamethasone, Decadron, Dexameth, Dexone, Hexadrol
Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid, glucocorticod.
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Licorice may raise levels of corticosteroids, thereby increasing their side effects.
Chromium may help control corticosteroid-induced diabetes.
Calcium and Vitamin D
Calcium and Vitamin D may help reduce the side effect of osteoporosis associated with corticosteroids.
DHEA may help protect against some of the side effects of corticosteroid use.
Aloe and Licorice topically
Aloe and licorice topically may boost the effects of hydrocortisone against acute inflammation.
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