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Sk-Dexamethasone

Side Effects

List Sk-Dexamethasone side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Sk-Dexamethasone:

Common side effects of Sk-Dexamethasone:

  • InfectionSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Conditions of Excess Stomach Acid SecretionLess Severe
  • Increased HungerLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Sk-Dexamethasone:

  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Cushing's SyndromeSevere
  • DiabetesSevere
  • Low Amount of Calcium in the BloodSevere
  • OsteoporosisSevere
  • Thin Fragile SkinSevere
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • High Blood SugarLess Severe
  • Irregular PeriodsLess Severe
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Small Red Skin Lesions caused by Dilated Blood VesselsLess Severe

Rare side effects of Sk-Dexamethasone:

  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or IntestineSevere
  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • Acute Inflammation of the PancreasSevere
  • AnemiaSevere
  • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
  • Broken BoneSevere
  • CataractsSevere
  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • Complete Stoppage of the HeartSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • DeliriumSevere
  • Disease of the NervesSevere
  • Enlarged LiverSevere
  • False Sense of Well-BeingSevere
  • Fluid in the LungsSevere
  • HallucinationSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Impaired Wound HealingSevere
  • Increased Pressure in EyesSevere
  • Increased Pressure in the EyeSevere
  • Insufficiency of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary GlandSevere
  • Kaposi'sSevere
  • Large Purple or Brown Skin BlotchesSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Lupus-Like SyndromeSevere
  • Mental DisturbanceSevere
  • Mood ChangesSevere
  • Muscle ProblemsSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • Obstruction of Blood Vessel caused by a Fat GlobuleSevere
  • ParanoiaSevere
  • Pseudotumor CerebriSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Rupture of a TendonSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Ulcer from Stomach AcidSevere
  • Ulcers of EsophagusSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Abnormal Fat DistributionLess Severe
  • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
  • AcneLess Severe
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • Disorder involving Personality ChangesLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
  • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
  • Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe
  • Fast HeartbeatLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Feeling FaintLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
  • HiccupsLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergyLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Loss of MemoryLess Severe
  • Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Optic Disk EdemaLess Severe
  • Over ExcitementLess Severe
  • Overactive Thyroid GlandLess Severe
  • Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Scaling of SkinLess Severe
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
  • Skin Stretch MarksLess Severe
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots on the SkinLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • The Presence of Sugar in the UrineLess Severe
  • Underactive ThyroidLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

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