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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. ...
 

What is the difference between Dexamethasone and Prednisone?

HI I have a question about the difference between Dexamethasone and Prednisone? I have late onset adrenal hyperplasia and I was able to control the syptoms up till now like anxiety and poor immune system ...
 

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 ...
 

What causes painful bruising while on Dexamethasone?

prescribed potassium with an increase in her Lasix . She is also taking dexamethasone , with a 40 lb weight ...
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Can dexamethasone be taken with other medications during pregnancy?

slight bleeding last week)Now I have been prescribed on Dexamethasone 12mg x 2 doses to help ... doses of HUman Immunoglobulin inject and Glanciclovir tabs for 3 months last year. Hence my doctor has ...
 

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 ...
 

Is dexamethasone harmful for health?

Hello Doctor, I am pharmacist I want some information about Dexamethasone my friend adminstered dexamethasone twice daily for one months is it harmful for his health or not. he dont have any health problem ut ...
 

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 ...
 

Will the vision improve after taking Dexamethasone steroid?

on an oral steriod called dexamethasone since! I know it s suppose to shrink it and make my symptoms feel ...
 

Suggest dosage of dexamethasone and practin to gain weight

Hello Doctor i am 21 year boy studying in masters and i am thinking to have Dexamethasone and Practin or Ciplactin in combination, for a little weight gain, Would you please suggest me that for how ...
 

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 ...
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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.
 
good evening I have had a goopie eyes for a couple of weeks its like glue it's very sticky and it's very bothersome I do have allergies I live in northern Arizo
Try drops containing ciprofloxacin plus dexamethasone.
 
Hi i am 32 weeks pregnant i went to thr er today for asthma attack was prescribed dexamethasone.. Is this is safe for the baby
Some studies say that in first trimester steroids are having some ill effects on faetus. But grossly its safe in third trimester.you can take but also keep in touch with Obstetrician and radiologist for Sonography
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