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

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Steroids

No.

In brief: Steroids

No.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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