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Does Decadron (dexamethasone) affect your menstrual cycle?

Decadron (dexamethasone) Generally Decadron (dexamethasone) does not directly affect your menstrual cycles. Decadron (dexamethasone) can cause weight gain and the weight gain can cause irregular menstrual cycles. Read more...

What side effects are associated with Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Steroid side effects. Decadron also known as dexamethasone is a potent steroid that can be taken as pill, injection or cream. Side effects are like other steroids but can include stomach upset, headache, dizziness, menstrual changes, trouble sleeping, increased appetite, weight gain, and mood changes. With prolonged use it may decrease body defense to infections, affect bones, muscles and eyes. Read more...

Can pregnant women use Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Category C. which means use with caution when benefits outweigh risks during pregnancy, animal studies showed fetal risk but no human studies, or no animal or human studies, good luck. Read more...

I'm in 28 weeks, my sugar level is so high after decadron (dexamethasone) inj. Is it ok for my baby?

No. You must keep your glucose controlled even if you have to have a steroid injection. You must report this to your obstetrician right away and if you need a steroid shot it should not be done without your OB MD knowing and a plan made on how to keep your blood sugar down and not allow it to rise in this setting. Call your MD TODAY to get and keep your blood sugar under control at all times. Read more...