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Diagnosed with Addison's disease. Taking Dexamethasone and cortisone epidural injections. Safe to use both?

Hi, I have just been diagnosed with Addisons' disease and prescribed .5 mg dexamethasone , which may have be be changed. The first couple of doses seem to make me sick. I see an endocrinologist ...
 

Does dexamethasone cause hair loss?

Does dexamethasone cause hair loss? I have been on it since Dec of last year and have severe hair loss. ...
 

Have sleeplessness and tension. What is dexamethasone used for?

what is dexamethasone used for i was tols sleeplessness tenion and chronic pain was just wondering befor i take one is all and i was also given fenanyl patch never had one befor there 25mcg ...
 

Had hair loss before starting dexamethasone and it helped but not much. Can stopping dexamethasone cause hair loss?

Can stopping dexamethasone cause hair loss? I had hair loss before starting it and it helped some but not much. My hair will thicken up and fall out again. I stopped the dexamethasone and now the hair loss has ...
 

Underweight, taken dexamethasone. How can I gain weight?

.,then i started taking dexamethasone 0.5mg daily and gained good weight.,but when i stopped it after 3 ...
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On Injecting dexamethasone with other medication for migraines, severe weight gain. Help

I have been using this medication with other medication when having migraines. Usually every 2 week at 2 doses, some times more. Not often. Inject 1ML per dose of dexamethasone. I have been taking ...
 

On treatment for sinus and URT, have numbness on lips, tongue, hands and feet. Is this due to dexamethasone?

875 2x a day and dexamethasone 4mg 3 tabs 2x a day for 2 days the 2 tabs 2x a day for 2 days --i have been on the augmentin for 7 days and Saturday was my last dose of dexamethasone --but on sundat i ...
 

Is prolonged use of Dexamethasone safe?

hi i have this t0bramycin/dexamethasone for my glaucoma but i discontinue to use it already,,for now i have only natural tears eye drops ,,and besides i have read that prolong use of dexamethasone ...
 

Spot on adrenal, gaining weight, pain in coccyx, arthritis. Had several injections on spine. Had low dose dexamethasone blood test. Suggestions?

some growth of spot on adrenal gland. A few days ago he had the low dose dexamethasone blood test. He ...
 

Pregnant, have abdominal pain, taken dexamethasone injection, avoiding premature labour, gestational diabetic, previously also early labour. Infant safe?

the problem as I told. My last baby borne 34+ weeks LUCS method due PROM. Now she already taken dexamethasone ... advised another same dose by next week. My wife also bear gestational diabetic. Is it (steroid) will make ...
 

In what case Dexamethasone sodium phosphate is injected ?

of dexamethasone sodium phosphate ? mg. he also gave me im injection of toradal for pain. i felt alot better for 24 hrs. why was i given the dexamethasone? ...
 

Use of tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension

can you use tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension USP for a stye 20 yr old, F, Lt eye ...
 

Is there an alternate drug for dexamethasone 2 mg?

hi. i have alergy and i use dexamethasone 2mg daily. but the side effects are too much. Skin rashes, water retention, puffy face and sometimes tiredness. i use loratidine it didnt work for me. is there any ...
 

Will dexamethasone affect heart and kidney after prolonged use ?

I am trying to build my body for 8 months and i am not getting too much results .. if i use dexamethasone(0.5mg) once a week for one month (that makes 4 tablets a month) .. would it be too much harmful ...
 

Is polio vaccine a contra indication during dexamethasone therapy ?

My son 5years age withB. asthma I would like to ask about polio vaccine is it contra indication during dexamethasone therapy .(we have campaine this days) ...
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I have not received my period and I am peeing a lot and I am bruising at my injection site for my lovenox
It seems like Cushing's syndrome. But can be other causes too. It may happen after steroid use. Get tests done like 24 hour urinary cortisol level, low dose dexamethasone test, etc.
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