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Side effects of steroid medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Medicines and Side Effects
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am havin asthma
User :   i will
User :   take
User :   injection when i get severe asthma attack
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, height, weight and occupation?
User :   is it safe to take
User :   that injection
User :   age
User :   26
User :   5.10
User :   54kg
User :   enggg
User :   working in office
User :   coomon
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is it safe to take
User :   betnosol
User :   injection
Doctor :   It is better if you take either an Inhaler during the acute attack.
User :   ya
User :   i am
User :   taking that
Doctor :   Take the medications orally prescribed rather than the injections.
User :   3 injection
User :   wht side effect will
User :   happen
Doctor :   Were the medicines given by a Chest Physician ?
User :   by taking that injection
User :   doctor
User :   priscribed that
Doctor :   Steroids have several side effects like harming your immune system, causing weight gain etc
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Better not to take it on long time.
Doctor :   As steroids have many adverse effects.

Doctor :   Rather get a review by the Chest Physician and ask for Inhaler or Oral Medications.
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