Therapy Detail

Therapy Name Dexamethasone
Therapy Description

Desamethasone is an anti-inflammatory synthetic adrenal corticosteroid that also inhibits NF-kB activation and its suppression of apoptotic pathways (NCI Drug Dictionary).


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Drug Name Trade Name Synonyms Drug Classes Drug Description
Dexamethasone Adexone Desametasone
Molecular Profile Indication/Tumor Type Response Type Therapy Name Approval Status Evidence Type Efficacy Evidence References
Clinical Trial Phase Therapies Title Recruitment Status
NCT01455389 Phase Ib/II DOTAP:chol-Fus1 Erlotinib Diphenhydramine Dexamethasone FUS1-nanoparticles and Erlotinib in Stage IV Lung Cancer Active, not recruiting
NCT02532192 Phase I Rituximab Cisplatin Dexamethasone Cytarabine Fluconazole Belinostat A Phase Ib Study of Belinostat With RDHAP Chemotherapy (Dexamethasone, Cytarabine, Cisplatinum) in Adults With Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma Withdrawn
NCT02506959 Phase II Dexamethasone Busulfan + Melphalan Pyridoxine Panobinostat Palifermin Gemcitabine Panobinostat Combined With High-Dose Gemcitabine/Busulfan/Melphalan With Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Patients With Refractory/Relapsed Myeloma Recruiting
NCT01256398 Phase II Dexamethasone Dasatinib Tacrolimus Cyclophosphamide + Fludarabine Filgrastim Mercaptopurine + Methotrexate + Vincristine Melphalan Cytarabine + Daunorubicin + Etoposide Pegfilgrastim Alemtuzumab Leucovorin Dasatinib Followed by Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Active, not recruiting
NCT03020030 Phase III Nelarabine Dexrazoxane Asparaginase Vincristine Cyclophosphamide Cytarabine Mercaptopurine Pegaspargase Methotrexate Etoposide Doxorubicin Dexamethasone Prednisone Dasatinib Leucovorin Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Children and Adolescents Recruiting
NCT02211014 Phase I Acalabrutinib Dexamethasone An Open-Label, Phase 1b Study of ACP-196 With and Without Dexamethasone in Subjects With Multiple Myeloma Active, not recruiting
NCT03259503 Phase Ib/II Busulfan Olaparib Vorinostat Palifermin Gemcitabine Melphalan Dexamethasone Pyridoxine Rituximab Olaparib Combined With High-Dose Chemotherapy for Refractory Lymphomas Not yet recruiting
NCT02279394 Phase II Dexamethasone Elotuzumab + Lenalidomide Trial of Combination of Elotuzumab and Lenalidomide +/- Dexamethasone in High-Risk Smoldering Multiple Myeloma Active, not recruiting
NCT02419495 Phase I Cyclophosphamide Pemetrexed Eribulin Selinexor Carboplatin Paclitaxel Topotecan Dexamethasone Doxorubicin Selinexor in Combination With Standard Chemotherapy Recruiting
NCT02352558 Phase I Imatinib Napabucasin Bortezomib Ibrutinib Dexamethasone A Study of BBI608 in Adult Patients With Advanced, Refractory Hematologic Malignancies Completed
NCT03004287 Phase II Melphalan Carfilzomib Cisplatin Cyclophosphamide Lenalidomide Dexamethasone Daratumumab Bortezomib Etoposide Doxorubicin Thalidomide 2015-12: A Study Exploring the Use of Early and Late Consolidation/Maintenance Therapy Recruiting
NCT02491411 Phase I Enzalutamide Dexamethasone Dexamethasone Prior to Re-treatment With Enzalutamide in Treating Patients With Metastatic Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer Previously Treated With Enzalutamide and Docetaxel Terminated
NCT01483690 Phase Ib/II Pegaspargase Methotrexate Dexamethasone Vincristine Decitabine Mitoxantrone A Pilot Study of Decitabine and Vorinostat With Chemotherapy for Relapsed ALL Terminated
NCT02579863 Phase III Pembrolizumab Dexamethasone Lenalidomide Study of Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone With or Without Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Participants With Newly Diagnosed Treatment Naive Multiple Myeloma (MK-3475-185/KEYNOTE-185) Active, not recruiting
NCT02490878 Phase II Dexamethasone Prednisone Bevacizumab Corticosteroids + Bevacizumab vs. Corticosteroids + Placebo (BEST) for Radionecrosis After Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases Active, not recruiting
NCT03117751 Phase II Cyclophosphamide Vincristine Idarubicin Blinatumomab Doxorubicin Clofarabine Vorinostat Ruxolitinib Prednisone Bortezomib Etoposide Dasatinib Daunorubicin Dexamethasone Rituximab Methotrexate Cytarabine Mercaptopurine Pegaspargase Total Therapy XVII for Newly Diagnosed Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Lymphoma Recruiting
NCT02419755 Phase II Cytarabine Mercaptopurine Methotrexate Pegaspargase Vorinostat Doxorubicin Bortezomib Dexamethasone Mitoxantrone Prednisone Bortezomib and Vorinostat in Younger Patients With Refractory or Relapsed MLL Rearranged Hematologic Malignancies Terminated
NCT02518113 Phase Ib/II Dexamethasone LY3039478 A Study of LY3039478 in Combination With Dexamethasone in Participants With T-ALL/T-LBL Completed
NCT02471911 Phase I Dexamethasone Carboplatin + Etoposide + Ifosfamide + Rituximab Selinexor KPT-330 Plus RICE for Relapsed/Refractory Aggressive B-Cell Lymphoma Recruiting
NCT02464657 Phase Ib/II Dexamethasone Cytarabine + Idarubicin + Nivolumab Nivolumab in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Active, not recruiting
NCT02112916 Phase III Cyclophosphamide Vincristine Ifosfamide Pegaspargase Methotrexate Cytarabine Mercaptopurine Thioguanine Leucovorin Daunorubicin Dexamethasone Bortezomib Etoposide Doxorubicin Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Bortezomib in Treating Younger Patients With Newly Diagnosed T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia or Stage II-IV T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Active, not recruiting
NCT03571321 Phase I Pegaspargase Methotrexate Cytarabine Mercaptopurine Thioguanine Ruxolitinib Cyclophosphamide Dexamethasone Vincristine Rituximab Doxorubicin Ruxolitinib and Chemotherapy in Adolescents and Young Adults With Ph-like Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Not yet recruiting
NCT01846611 Phase III Pegylated liposomal-doxorubicin Dexamethasone A Study Comparing the Combination of Trabectedin (YONDELIS) and DOXIL/CAELYX With DOXIL/CAELYX for the Treatment of Advanced-Relapsed Epithelial Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal, or Fallopian Tube Cancer Completed
NCT02605356 Phase Ib/II Radium Ra 223 dichloride Bortezomib Dexamethasone Phase 1b/2 Study Testing Radium-223 Dichloride/Bortezomib/Dexamethasone Combination in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma Withdrawn
NCT02520115 Phase I Dexamethasone Valproic acid Folate Receptor in Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer Using Serum Samples From Patients With Newly Diagnosed Pelvic Mass or Previously Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer Recruiting
NCT01363817 Phase I Dexamethasone BMS-906024 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Weekly Intravenous (IV) Doses of BMS-906024 in Subjects With Acute T-cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia or T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma Completed
NCT03418038 Phase II Dexamethasone Carboplatin + Etoposide + Ifosfamide Carboplatin + Etoposide + Ifosfamide + Rituximab Cisplatin + Cytarabine + Dexamethasone Cisplatin + Dexamethasone + Gemcitabine Rituximab Cytarabine + Dexamethasone + Oxaliplatin Gemcitabine + Oxaliplatin Cisplatin + Cytarabine + Dexamethasone + Rituximab Ascorbic Acid and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Lymphoma Recruiting
NCT02036502 Phase I Dexamethasone Lenalidomide + Pembrolizumab A Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Combination With Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone in Participants With Multiple Myeloma (MK-3475-023/KEYNOTE-023) Active, not recruiting
NCT02685826 Phase I Dexamethasone Durvalumab + Lenalidomide A Study of Durvalumab in Combination With Lenalidomide With and Without Dexamethasone in Subjects With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Active, not recruiting
NCT02906332 Phase II Pembrolizumab Dexamethasone Pembrolizumab + Lenalidomide Post Autologous Stem Cell Transplant (ASCT) in High-risk Multiple Myeloma (MM) Active, not recruiting
NCT01319981 Phase II Pegfilgrastim Imatinib Filgrastim Rituximab Doxorubicin Dexamethasone Vincristine Cyclophosphamide Hyper-CVAD With Liposomal Vincristine in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Active, not recruiting
NCT02616640 Phase I Pomalidomide Dexamethasone Durvalumab A Study to Determine Dose and Regimen of Durvalumab as Monotherapy or in Combination With Pomalidomide With or Without Dexamethasone in Subjects With Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma Active, not recruiting
NCT03411031 Phase II Elotuzumab + Lenalidomide Dexamethasone Elotuzumab Plus Lenalidomide (Elo/Rev) for Serologic Relapse/Progression While on Lenalidomide Recruiting
NCT02576977 Phase III Pomalidomide Pembrolizumab Dexamethasone Study of Pomalidomide and Low Dose Dexamethasone With or Without Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Refractory or Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma (rrMM) (MK-3475-183/KEYNOTE-183) Active, not recruiting
NCT02400242 Phase I Citarinostat Dexamethasone Pomalidomide Study of ACY-241 Alone and in Combination With Pomalidomide and Dexamethasone in Multiple Myeloma Active, not recruiting
NCT01428492 Phase I Afuresertib Bortezomib Dexamethasone Ph 1b Study to Evaluate GSK2110183 in Combination With Bortezomib and Dexamethasone in Subjects With Multiple Myeloma Completed
NCT01459211 Phase II Dexamethasone Lenalidomide Pilot Study to Establish Safety and Efficacy of a Combination of Dexamethasone and Lenalidomide in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) Completed
NCT01863550 Phase III Dexamethasone Lenalidomide Carfilzomib Bortezomib Bortezomib or Carfilzomib With Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Recruiting
NCT01962792 Phase Ib/II Carfilzomib + Ibrutinib Dexamethasone Study of the Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor in Combination With Carfilzomib (Kyprolis), in Subjects With Relapsed or Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma Completed
NCT02427620 Phase II Cyclophosphamide + Doxorubicin + Vincristine Filgrastim Dexamethasone Cytarabine + Methotrexate Leucovorin A Study of Ibrutinib Plus Rituximab With Hyper-CVAD Consolidation in Newly Diagnosed Young Patients With Mantle Cell Lymphoma Active, not recruiting
NCT03150693 Phase III Rituximab Doxorubicin Mercaptopurine Methotrexate Cyclophosphamide + Cytarabine Thioguanine Allopurinol Daunorubicin Dexamethasone Vincristine inotuzumab ozogamicin Inotuzumab Ozogamicin and Frontline Chemotherapy in Treating Young Adults With Newly Diagnosed B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Recruiting
NCT03007147 Phase III Pegaspargase Methotrexate Leucovorin Cytarabine Mercaptopurine Thioguanine Vincristine Cyclophosphamide Imatinib Ifosfamide Dexrazoxane Daunorubicin Dexamethasone Methylprednisolone Etoposide Prednisolone Doxorubicin Imatinib Mesylate and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Recruiting
NCT00549848 Phase III Daunorubicin + Pegaspargase + Vincristine Cytarabine Mercaptopurine Thioguanine Clofarabine + Cyclophosphamide + Etoposide Methotrexate Dasatinib Doxorubicin Dexamethasone Total Therapy Study XVI for Newly Diagnosed Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Active, not recruiting
NCT01729091 Phase Ib/II Dexamethasone Elotuzumab Filgrastim Melphalan Lenalidomide Study of Umbilical Cord Blood-derived Natural Killer Cells in Conjunction With High Dose Chemotherapy and Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Patients With Multiple Myeloma Active, not recruiting
NCT03147612 Phase II Mesna Vincristine Dexamethasone Rituximab Filgrastim Ponatinib Cyclophosphamide Methotrexate Cytarabine Study of the Combination of Low-Intensity Chemotherapy and Ponatinib in Patients With Philadelphia Chromosome (Ph)-Positive and/or BCR-ABL Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Recruiting
NCT01983969 Phase Ib/II Rituximab Dexamethasone Busulfan + Melphalan Azacitidine + Gemcitabine + Vorinostat Aza-SAHA-GBM With AutoSCT for Refractory Lymphoma Completed
NCT02420860 Phase II Famotidine Elotuzumab + Lenalidomide Diphenhydramine Dexamethasone Study of Elotuzumab With Lenalidomide as Maintenance After Autologous Stem Cell Transplant (ASCT) Active, not recruiting
NCT02589145 Phase Ib/II Lenalidomide Pyridoxine Dexamethasone Busulfan + Melphalan Enoxaparin Rituximab Gemcitabine Vorinostat Palifermin Lenalidomide Combined With Vorinostat/Gemcitabine/Busulfan/Melphalan With Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the ABC Subtype Terminated
NCT02030483 Phase I Palbociclib Dexamethasone Lenalidomide Palbociclib in Combination With Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone for Multiple Myeloma Terminated
NCT02265510 Phase I Gemcitabine Carfilzomib Dexamethasone Lenalidomide Nab-paclitaxel Azacitidine INCB052793 Bortezomib An Open-Label Study of a Novel JAK-inhibitor, INCB052793, Given to Patients With Advanced Malignancies Active, not recruiting
NCT02553460 Phase II Cyclophosphamide Mitoxantrone Dexamethasone Bortezomib Etoposide Vincristine Pegaspargase Vorinostat Cytarabine Methotrexate Leucovorin Total Therapy for Infants With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) I Recruiting
NCT01422746 Metformin Dexamethasone Effect of Metformin on Adrenal or Ovarian Androgen Production in Overweight Pubertal Girls With Androgen Excess Recruiting