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Table 4 Dexamethasone (DXM) dosing scheme

From: Dexamethasone therapy versus surgery for chronic subdural haematoma (DECSA trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Day DXM dosage
1–4 8 mg every 12 h
5–7 4 mg every 12 h
8–10 2 mg every 12 h
11–13 1 mg every 12 h
14–16 0.5 mg every 12 h
17–19 0.5 mg per day
20 Stop