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Side effects from Decadron (dexamethasone) and depo-medrol?
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
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In brief: Same drugs
When used in short courses(a week or so ) the side effects of insomnia, agitation, or fluid retention are usually tolerable.
Longer use opens a "pandoras box" of side effects.

In brief: Same drugs
When used in short courses(a week or so ) the side effects of insomnia, agitation, or fluid retention are usually tolerable.
Longer use opens a "pandoras box" of side effects.
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