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Could dexamethasone sodium phosphate be used as a steroid to gain muscle?

Could dexamethasone sodium phosphate be used as a steroid to gain muscle?

Perhaps...: Any steroid can be used to increase muscle mass. However , keep in mind that this may result in increased blood sugar, diabetes and erratic behavior (aggressive) , acne and heart disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Could dexamethasone sodium phosphate be used as a muscle building steroid?

Could dexamethasone sodium phosphate be used as a muscle building steroid?

Just the opposite : Dexamethasone is not an anabolic steroid. Taking it without a doctor's prescription will cause serious health problems, including cushing's syndrome. The person will gain abdominal weight, lose muscle from arms and legs, the immune system may become suppressed. Etc. Not desirable. Patients taking this drug do so for other health problems and also deal with some side effects. ...Read more

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Are enemas with sodium phosphate safe to use for everyone?

Are enemas with sodium phosphate safe to use for everyone?

Avoid those: As a kidney doc, i would recommend against it since phosphate from enemas can sometimes deposit in the kidneys and cause acute kidney failure. ...Read more

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Prednisolone sodium phosphate for infants, what is this for?

Prednisolone sodium phosphate for infants, what is this for?

Prednisolone: The steroid is usually given to wheezing infants who are exhibiting respiratory distress. The usual cause for the wheezing is asthma. ...Read more

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Could dexamethasone sodium phosphate be used as a muscle steroid?

Dexamethasone phosph: No it can not be and it can be very dangerous if you use for that purpose. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy next week. I was prescribed sodium phosphate. Safe to use when I have Iga-nephropathy (normal kidney function) and I am taking enalapril?

Colonoscopy next week. I was prescribed sodium phosphate. Safe to use when I have Iga-nephropathy (normal kidney function) and I am taking enalapril?

Phosphate laxative: Phosphate laxatives are generally not safe with any kidney disease, although your status of normal function is reassuring. Phosphate can surge in excess and crystallize in kidneys that are inflamed. Seek a different laxative. And, be sure you remain well hydrated as you prep for the colonoscopy. Dehydration is a major threat to your kidneys, too. ...Read more

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My 18 mo has bad ear infection and heavy coughing. Dr gave prednisolone sodium phosphate oral solution for cough. Is it ok for 18 mo old?

My 18 mo has bad ear infection and heavy coughing. Dr gave prednisolone sodium phosphate oral solution for cough. Is it ok for 18 mo old?

Indicated?: I don't tend to prescribe Prednisolone for cough (except asthma exacerbation), but I have not examined your child. It is OK to give an 18mo Prednisolone but I am not sure I would say it is indicated in this case. ...Read more

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Can I mix prednisone sodium phosphate in milk? My 18 mo old spits it. Dr prescribe it for lasting cough with phlegm . What r side effects?

Can I mix prednisone sodium phosphate in milk? My 18 mo old spits it. Dr prescribe it for lasting cough with phlegm . What r side effects?

Prednisone : Try giving child something frozen to freeze taste buds or give small amounts of medication at a time. Call your doctor if your child still can't tolerate it ...Read more

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