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I was prescribed Decadron to reduce the swelling of a brain stem tumor caused by Neurofibromatosis 1(NF-1). Original dose was 4 mlg 3 times a day. Attempts to reduce the dosage prior radiation treatment resulted in the return of life threatening symptoms. Dosage now is 3 1-mlg tabs twice a day. Initially, side affects like intense hunger, some irritability and inabilty to sleep were bothersome, ...

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This was prescribed for 5yr old daughter. She had strep and a very painful mouth. Fortunately she spit out 1/2 the dose. Several hours level she became a hostile and very angry human being. It was awful, I thought I had lost my child to a mental disease - it was so sad and disheartening. This lasted for 12-16 hours. We will never allow this drug to be given to our kids again!

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Lhannah | 25-34 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
12/17/2018
Condition: Other
Overall rating 1.0
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I went to the ER for pneumonia and was given this medication through an IV. Despite getting a lower dose I am 6 hours out from getting the drug and feel WORSE! My anxiety is through the roof I have panic disorder and this is making it 10 times worse! My heart is racing (102-104) my head is pounding. I would have never gotten this if I knew. If you suffer any anxiety please do not take this and save yourself the sleeplessness and anxiety it causes!

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hameed | 35-44 | Male | On medication for 5 to less than 10 years |
5/26/2016
Condition: Asthma
Overall rating 4.3
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i am asthma pay sent

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Anonymous | 35-44 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
9/8/2015
Condition: Breast Cancer
Overall rating 2.7
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Heartburn and unable to sleep.

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Anonymous | 35-44 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
6/26/2015
Condition: Other
Overall rating 2.3
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NEVER AGAIN! I was given Decadron for sciatica. The first day was fine, I did feel a bit "jittery" but nothing that I couldn't tolerate. The second day was o.k. a bit more jittery...that night NO SLEEP! I was literally unable to sleep. Took another dose on day 3 and within an hour complete anxiety had kicked it. My heart was racing, BP was high. I could not form complete sentences or think clearly. I went to the doc and was given an anti-anxiety to counteract the effects of the drug. I am day 3 off meds and still suffering effects (brain fog, severe exhaustion, hives, jitters, "crawling skin feeling"). Day 2 off drugs and covered in hives.

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Anonymous | 45-54 | Male | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
3/9/2014
Condition: Joint Capsule Membrane Inflammation of a Diseased Joint
Overall rating 5.0
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My feet have been killing me for a couple years. I finally went to the doc and he prescribed this in a 4mg 8 pill bottle. It was nothing less than miraculous. A slight headache, but well worth the trade of. I can walk upright again...

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