Side effect(s) of Dexamethasone Oral

Read the side effects of Dexamethasone Oral as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Allergic reactions - Severe allergic reactions such as rash, hives, itching and trouble in breathing.

Heart - Slow/fast heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm, poor blood circulation, heart enlargement, heart failure, blocks, high blood pressure, heart attack and fainting.

Skin - Pimples, skin inflammation, redness, dry skin, impaired wound healing, and increased sweating.

Gastrointestinal - Abdominal distention, elevation in serum liver enzyme levels, liver enlargement, increased appetite, nausea, inflammation of pancreas and ulcer.

Metabolic - Fluid imbalance.

Musculoskeletal - Cell death in thighbone, loss of muscle mass, muscle weakness, joint inflammation and vertebral compression fractures.

Central Nervous System - Convulsions, depression, emotional instability, headache, sleeplessness, mood swings, nerve disease, tingling and personality changes.

Eye - Increased eye pressure.

Miscellaneous - Abnormal fat deposits, uneasiness and weight gain.

Other Precautions : * Avoid contact with people with infections.
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