What is Dexamethasone?

A potent synthetic analogue of cortisol, with similar biologic action; used as an antiinflammatory agent and as a test material for adrenal cortical function.

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Hello doctor im 26 years old male and i started taking decdan dexamethasone 0.5 mg i take it twice a day one during breakfast and the other one...

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One of the Dexamethasone is that you will gain wait, however its not at all advisable to have decdan on a regular basis.

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

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Hi and thank you so much for this query.

Dexamethasone causes thinning of the scalp hair, though not a very...

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