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Dexamethasone sodium phosphate

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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Abdominal distension Abdominal distension x
Abdominal pain Abdominal pain x
Gastrointestinal pain Abdominal pain x
Abscess Abscess x
Pancreatitis acute Pancreatitis acute x
Amenorrhoea Amenorrhoea x
Angioedema Angioedema x
Decreased appetite Anorexia x
Anxiety Anxiety x
Arthralgia Arthralgia x
Musculoskeletal discomfort Arthralgia x
Myalgia x
Blister Blister x
Dermatitis bullous Blister x
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy x
Delusion Delusion x
Dermatitis atopic Dermatitis atopic x x
Diabetes mellitus Diabetes mellitus x x
Diarrhoea Diarrhoea x
Dizziness Dizziness x
Dyspepsia Dyspepsia x
Ecchymosis Ecchymosis x
Epilepsy Epilepsy x
Oesophagitis Oesophagitis x
Exophthalmos Exophthalmos x x
Eye infection Eye infection x
Eye infection viral Eye infection viral x
Asthenia Fatigue x
Fatigue Fatigue x
Body temperature increased Body temperature increased x
Glaucoma Glaucoma x x x
Hallucination Hallucination x
Headache Headache x x
Cardiac failure congestive Cardiac failure congestive x
Myocardial rupture Myocardial rupture x
Haemorrhage Haemorrhage x
Haemoglobin Haemorrhage x
Herpes simplex Herpes simplex x
Hiccups Hiccups x
Hirsutism Hirsutism x
Hyperglycaemia Hyperglycaemia x x
Hypersensitivity Hypersensitivity x x
Hypertension Hypertension x x
Hypocalcaemia Hypocalcaemia x
Hypotension Hypotension x
Inflammatory bowel disease Inflammatory bowel disease x
Irritability Irritability x
Arthropathy Arthropathy x x
Osteoarthritis Arthropathy x x
Lethargy Lethargy x
Leukocytosis Leukocytosis x
Polymorphonuclear leukocytosis x x
Low birth weight baby Birth weight low x
Muscle atrophy Muscle atrophy x x
Myocardial infarction Myocardial infarction x
Acute coronary syndrome Myocardial infarction x
Nausea Nausea x
Necrosis ischaemic Necrosis ischaemic x
Osteonecrosis Necrosis ischaemic x
Osteonecrosis x x
Aseptic necrosis x
Opportunistic infection Opportunistic infection x
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis x x
Pancreatitis Pancreatitis x
Optic neuritis Papilloedema x
Papilloedema Papilloedema x
Peptic ulcer Peptic ulcer x x
Petechiae Petechiae x
Retinopathy of prematurity Retinopathy of prematurity x
Schizophrenia Schizophrenia x
Convulsion Convulsion x x
Telangiectasia Telangiectasia x
Embolism Thromboembolism x x
Embolism venous Thromboembolism x x
Tuberculosis Tuberculosis x
Erythema Erythema x x
Urticaria Urticaria x x
Angiopathy Angiopathy x
Vasculitis Vasculitis x x
Vertigo Vertigo x
Vomiting Vomiting x
Weight increased Weight increased x
Weight decreased Weight decreased x
Alkalosis hypokalaemic Alkalosis hypokalaemic x
Cataract Cataract x x
Skin atrophy Skin atrophy x
Growth retardation Growth retardation x
Impaired healing Impaired healing x x
Intracranial pressure increased Intracranial pressure increased x
Muscular weakness Muscular weakness x
Tendon rupture Tendon rupture x
Skin striae Skin striae x
Menstruation irregular Menstruation irregular x
Nerve injury Nerve injury x
Skin hyperpigmentation Skin hyperpigmentation x
Leukoderma Leukoderma x
Malaise Malaise x
Discomfort Malaise x
Feeling abnormal Malaise x
Ill-defined disorder Malaise x
Myalgia Myalgia x
Increased appetite Increased appetite x
Intraocular pressure increased Intraocular pressure increased x
Euphoric mood Euphoric mood x x
Cataract subcapsular Cataract subcapsular x
Posterior subcapsular cataract x
Increased insulin requirement Increased insulin requirement x
Steroid withdrawal syndrome Steroid withdrawal syndrome x
Skin exfoliation Skin exfoliation x
Oesophageal candidiasis Oesophageal candidiasis x
Spinal compression fracture Spinal compression fracture x
Myopathy Steroid myopathy x
Proximal myopathy x
Drug dependence Dependence psychological x
Atrophy Atrophy x
Cognitive disorder Cognitive impairment x
Mania Mania x
Electrolyte imbalance Electrolyte imbalance x x
Scleral thinning Scleral thinning x
Increased tendency to bruise Increased tendency to bruise x
Suicidal ideation Suicidal ideation x
Neuropathy peripheral Neuropathy x x
Carbohydrate tolerance decreased Carbohydrate tolerance decreased x
Pain Stinging x
Hyperhidrosis Sweating increased x
Insomnia Insomnia x
Paraesthesia Tingling sensation x


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dexamethasone phosphate

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