Hormones and hormonal mechanisms
Glucocorticoid. Probably not cancer directed--verify with attending MD.
Adrenaocortical steroid. In general, this drug is used more commonly for supportive care, and as an antiemetic than it is as hormone therapy. An ester of dexamethasone, having actions and uses similar to those of the base; administered by intra-articular, soft tissue, intravenous, or intramuscular injection, by inhalation, or applied topically to the skin and conjunctiva. Dexamethasone and other corticosteroids may be used to control white cell proliferation in hematopoietic diseases and would be coded as hormone therapy for lymphoid leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma.
This drug should be coded