Dexamethasone Na Phos (Refill) Aerosol Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Voice
  • A Sore Throat
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Mouth
  • Head Pain
  • Hoarseness
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Nausea
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Taste Impairment
  • Throat Dryness
  • Throat Irritation

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • A Hormone Disorder Where The Body Produces High Levels Of Cortisol Called Cushing's Syndrome
  • Thrush

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Changes In Appetite
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Irritation Of The Mouth
  • Joint Pain
  • Pain With Menstruation
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Fungal Infection In The Esophagus Due To Candida
  • A Reduction In The Body's Resistance To Infection
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • An Increased Pressure In The Eye Or Eyes
  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Decreased Calcification Or Density Of Bone
  • Depression
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Paradoxical Bronchospasm
  • Pneumonia
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Painful, Red Or Swollen Tongue
  • An Earache
  • Bronchitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Heartburn
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Laryngitis
  • Mood Changes
  • Muscle Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nervousness
  • Pink Eye
  • Weight Gain

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