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Dexamethasone

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ATC Codes: A01AC02, A07EA04, C05AA05, C05AA09, D07AB19, D07AC01, D07XB05, D07XC01, D10AA03, H02AB01, H02AB02, R01AD03, R01AD06, R03BA04, S01BA01, S01BA06, S01CB01, S01CB04, S02BA06, S02BA07, S03BA01, S03BA03

Side effects

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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Intraocular pressure increased Intraocular pressure increased 2.01% - 35.5% x x x x x x x x
Conjunctival haemorrhage Conjunctival haemorrhage 13.4% - 30.3% x
Eye disorder Eye disorder very common x
Hypertension Hypertension 6.4% - 12.7% x x x x x x x x x
Eye pain Eye pain 5.22% - 8.05% x
Visual acuity reduced Visual acuity reduced 3.96% - 8.64%
Conjunctival hyperaemia Conjunctival hyperaemia 5.42% - 6.64% x
Nervous system disorder Nervous system disorder common x
Cataract Cataract 2.01% - 11.8% x x x x
Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis 2.44% - 5.86% x
Vitreous floaters Vitreous floaters 1.83% - 4.94% x
Dry eye Dry eye 2.13% - 4.63%
Headache Headache 2.41% - 3.82% x x x x x x x x x
Conjunctival oedema Conjunctival oedema 1.22% - 4.63% x
Ocular hypertension Ocular hypertension 0.602% - 4.63% x
Vitreous detachment Vitreous detachment 1.61% - 4.32% x
Retinal aneurysm Retinal aneurysm 1.52% - 3.09%
Vitreous opacities Vitreous opacities 0.915% - 3.4% x
Sensation of foreign body Sensation of foreign body 1.22% - 2.16%
Corneal erosion Corneal erosion 0.915% - 2.16%
Keratitis Keratitis 0.915% - 1.85%
Eyelid ptosis Eyelid ptosis 0.61% - 1.54%
Retinal tear Retinal tear 0.61% - 1.54% x
Anterior chamber inflammation Anterior chamber inflammation 0% - 1.85%
Glaucoma Glaucoma 0.305% - 1.23% x x x x x x x x x x x
Corneal oedema Corneal oedema postmarketing x
Endophthalmitis Endophthalmitis postmarketing x
Panophthalmitis Endophthalmitis postmarketing x
Extravasation Extravasation postmarketing x x
Retinal detachment Retinal detachment postmarketing x
Complication of device insertion Complication of device insertion postmarketing x
Device dislocation Device dislocation postmarketing x
Migration of implant x
Abdominal pain Abdominal pain x
Gastrointestinal pain Abdominal pain x
Abscess Abscess x x x
Pancreatitis acute Pancreatitis acute x
Alopecia Alopecia x
Amenorrhoea Amenorrhoea x
Anaphylactic shock Anaphylactic shock x x x x
Anaphylactoid reaction x x x
Angioedema Angioedema x x x x x x x
Decreased appetite Anorexia x
Anxiety Anxiety x
Arachnoiditis Arachnoiditis x
Arrhythmia Arrhythmia x x x
Blepharitis Blepharitis x
Blister Blister x
Dermatitis bullous Blister x
Calcinosis Calcinosis x
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy x x x
Infection Infection x x x x x
Secondary infection x x x x x x
Contusion Contusion x x x
Cushing's syndrome Cushing's syndrome x x x x x
Delusion Delusion x
Dermatitis Dermatitis x
Rash x x x x
Dermatitis perioral x x x x x
Diabetes mellitus Diabetes mellitus x x x x
Diabetic x x
Diarrhoea Diarrhoea x
Dizziness Dizziness x
Syncope x x x
Dyspepsia Dyspepsia x
Ecchymosis Ecchymosis x x x x x x
Oedema Oedema x x x
Fat embolism Fat embolism x x x
Epilepsy Epilepsy x
Oesophagitis Oesophagitis x x
Rash Rash x x x x
Exophthalmos Exophthalmos x x x x x x x x
Eye infection Eye infection x x x
Asthenia Fatigue x
Fatigue Fatigue x
Body temperature increased Body temperature increased x
Folliculitis Folliculitis x x x x
Multiple fractures Fracture x x
Fracture Fracture x x
Glycosuria Glycosuria x x x x x x x
Hallucination Hallucination x
Cardiac arrest Cardiac arrest x x x
Cardiomegaly Cardiomegaly x x x
Cardiac failure Cardiac failure x
Cardiac failure congestive Cardiac failure congestive x x x x x x x
Myocardial rupture Myocardial rupture x x x x x x
Haemorrhage Haemorrhage x x x x x x x
Haemoglobin Haemorrhage x x x x x x x
Hepatomegaly Hepatomegaly x x x
Herpes simplex Herpes simplex x
Hiccups Hiccups x x x x x x
Hirsutism Hirsutism x x x x x x
Hyperaemia Hyperaemia x
Hyperglycaemia Hyperglycaemia x x x x x x x x
Hypernatraemia Hypernatraemia x x x x x x
Hypertrichosis Hypertrichosis x x x x x x
Hypokalaemia Hypokalaemia x
Hypotension Hypotension x
Hypotensive x
Gastrointestinal disorder Unspecified disorder of intestine
Irritability Irritability x
Arthropathy Arthropathy x x x x x
Osteoarthritis Arthropathy x x x x x
Joint instability Joint instability x
Lethargy Lethargy x
Leukocytosis Leukocytosis x
Polymorphonuclear leukocytosis x
Low birth weight baby Birth weight low
Meningitis Meningitis x
Miliaria Miliaria x x x x x x
Muscle atrophy Muscle atrophy x
Myopathy Myopathy x
Steroid myopathy x x x x x
Proximal myopathy x
Myasthenia gravis Myasthenia gravis x
Fungal infection Fungal infection x
Myocardial infarction Myocardial infarction x x x x x x
Acute coronary syndrome Myocardial infarction x x x x x x
Nausea Nausea x x x x x x
Necrosis Necrosis x
Necrosis ischaemic Necrosis ischaemic x
Osteonecrosis Necrosis ischaemic x
Osteonecrosis x x
Aseptic necrosis x x x x x x
Neuritis Neuritis x x x
Neuropathy peripheral Neuritis x x x
Neuropathy x x x x
Hypotony of eye Hypotony of eye x
Opportunistic infection Opportunistic infection x
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis x x x x x x x x x
Optic neuritis Papilloedema x x x x x x x x
Papilloedema Papilloedema x x x x x x x x
Paraplegia Paraplegia x
Monoplegia Paraplegia x
Diplegia Paraplegia x
Paraesthesia Paraesthesia x x x x
Tingling sensation x x
Peptic ulcer Peptic ulcer x x x x x x x x x x
Petechiae Petechiae x x x x x x
Pruritus Pruritus x x x x x x x
Mass Pseudotumor
Benign intracranial hypertension Benign intracranial hypertension x x x x x x x
Psychotic disorder Psychotic disorder x x
Pulmonary oedema Pulmonary oedema x x x
Retinopathy of prematurity Retinopathy of prematurity
Schizophrenia Schizophrenia x
Convulsion Convulsion x x x x x x x
Shock Syncope x x x
Syncope Syncope x x x
Loss of consciousness Syncope x x x
Tachycardia Tachycardia x x x
Telangiectasia Telangiectasia x x x
Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia x
Embolism Thromboembolism x x x x x x x
Embolism venous Thromboembolism x x x x x x x
Thrombophlebitis Thrombophlebitis x x x
Tuberculosis Tuberculosis x
Ulcer Ulcer x
Erythema Erythema x x x x x x x
Erythema facial x
Urticaria Urticaria x x x x x x x
Angiopathy Angiopathy x
Vasculitis Vasculitis x x x x
Vertigo Vertigo x x x x x x x
Vitreous haemorrhage Vitreous haemorrhage x
Vomiting Vomiting x
Weight increased Weight increased x x x x x x
Weight decreased Weight decreased x
Injury Trauma x x x x x x
Alkalosis hypokalaemic Alkalosis hypokalaemic x x x x x x x
Mood swings Mood swings x x x x
Affect lability Mood swings x x x x
Photopsia Photopsia x
Drug withdrawal syndrome Withdrawal symptom x
Migraine Migraine x
Adrenocortical insufficiency acute Adrenocortical insufficiency acute x
Skin atrophy Skin atrophy x x x x x x x x
Growth retardation Growth retardation x
Impaired healing Impaired healing x x x x x x x x
Intracranial pressure increased Intracranial pressure increased x x x x x x x
Muscular weakness Muscular weakness x x x x x x x
Dry skin Dry skin x
Tendon rupture Tendon rupture x x x x x x x
Oesophageal ulcer Oesophageal ulcer x
Skin striae Skin striae x x x x x x x x x x
Menstruation irregular Menstruation irregular x x x x x x
Nerve injury Nerve injury x x x
Dermatitis contact Allergic contact dermatitis x x x x x x
Skin hyperpigmentation Skin hyperpigmentation x x x
Leukoderma Leukoderma x x x x x x x x
Dermatitis acneiform Acneiform eruption x x x x x
Paraparesis Paraparesis x
Malaise Malaise x x x x x x
Discomfort Malaise x x x x x x
Feeling abnormal Malaise x x x x x x
Ill-defined disorder Malaise x x x x x x
Myalgia Myalgia x
Musculoskeletal discomfort Myalgia x
Increased appetite Increased appetite x x x x x x
Bladder dysfunction Bladder dysfunction x
Rash erythematous Rash erythematous
Rash follicular Rash follicular x
Euphoric mood Euphoric mood x x x x x x
Cataract subcapsular Cataract subcapsular x x x x x x x x
Posterior subcapsular cataract x
Increased insulin requirement Increased insulin requirement x x x x x x
Steroid withdrawal syndrome Steroid withdrawal syndrome x
Oesophageal candidiasis Oesophageal candidiasis x
Muscle mass Muscle mass x x x x x x x
Personality change Personality change x x x x
Spinal compression fracture Spinal compression fracture x x x x x x
Fluid retention Fluid retention x x x x x x x
Water retention x
Glucose tolerance impaired Glucose tolerance impaired x x x x x x x
Drug dependence Dependence psychological x
Cushingoid Cushingoid x x x x
Atrophy Atrophy x x x
Cognitive disorder Cognitive impairment x
Mania Mania x
Anaphylactoid reaction Anaphylactoid reaction x x x
Electrolyte imbalance Electrolyte imbalance x
Scleral thinning Scleral thinning x
Anterior chamber flare Anterior chamber flare x
Anterior chamber cell Anterior chamber cell x
Skin exfoliation Skin scaly x x x
Suicidal ideation Suicidal ideation x
Bradycardia Bradycardia x x x
Blindness Blindness x x x x
Carbohydrate tolerance decreased Carbohydrate tolerance decreased x x x
Visual impairment Visual disturbance x
Visual impairment x
Pain Stinging x x x x
Hyperhidrosis Sweating increased x x x x x x x
Acne Acne x x x
Nitrogen balance negative Nitrogen balance negative x x x x x x x
Skin depigmentation Loss of skin markings
Insomnia Insomnia x x x x x
Corneal thinning Corneal thinning

Indications

Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

Indication Labels
Acute leukaemia x x x x x x
Addison's disease x
Adrenal insufficiency x x x
Adrenocortical insufficiency acute x x x
Allergic bronchitis x
Allergic conditions x x x x x x
Alopecia areata x x x
Anaemia x x x x
Ankylosing spondylitis x x x x x x
Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy x
Aplasia pure red cell x x x
Arteritis x
Aspiration pneumonitis x x x
Asthma x x x x x x x x
Asthma chronic x
Berylliosis x x x x x x
Blood disorder x x x x x x x x
Brain cancer metastatic x x x x x
Brain neoplasm x x
Bursitis x x x x x
Central retinal vein occlusion x
Cerebrovascular accident x
Chorioretinitis x x x x
Choroiditis x x x
Colitis x x x
Colitis ulcerative x x x x
Collagen disorder x x x x x
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia x x x x x
Conjunctivitis allergic x x x x x x x
Conjunctivitis infective x x x
Connective tissue disorder x
Corneal ulcer marginal x x x x
Cushing's syndrome x
Cutaneous sarcoidosis x
Cyclitis x x x
Dermatitis x
Dermatitis atopic x x x x x x x
Dermatitis bullous x x x x x x
Dermatitis contact x x x x x x x x
Dermatitis exfoliative x x x x x x x
Dermatomyositis x x x x x
Diamond-Blackfan anemia x x
Discoid lupus erythematosus x x x
Diuresis x x x x x x
Drug hypersensitivity x x x x x x
Edema cerebral x x x x x x x
Endocrine disorder x x x x x x
Endocrine disorders congenital x
Enteritis x x x x
Enteritis ulcerative x x x
Eosinophilic pneumonia x x x
Epicondylitis x x x x x
Erythema multiforme x
Erythema multiforme severe x x x x x x
Erythroblastopenia x x x
Eye disorder x x
Fibromyalgia x
Gastrointestinal disorder x x x x x x x x
Giant cell arteritis x
Gouty arthritis x x x x x x
Granuloma annulare x x x
Haemolytic anaemia x x x x x x x x
Head injury x x x x
Herpes zoster keratitis x x x
Hyperadrenocorticism x x x x x
Hypercalcaemia x x x x x x x x
Hyperplasia adrenal x
Hypersensitivity x x x x
Hypoplastic anaemia x x x x x
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura x x x x x
Infection x
Infective otitis externa x
Inflammation x x x x x x x
Inflammatory bowel disease x x x x x
Injury corneal x x x
Insect bite NOS x
Iridocyclitis x x x
Iritis x x x x x x
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis x x x x x x
Keloid scar x x x
Keratitis x x x x x
Laryngeal oedema x x
Laryngitis x
Laryngospasm x
Leukaemia x x x x x x x x
Lichen planus x x x
Lichen simplex chronicus x x x
Loeffler's syndrome x x x
Lung disorder x
Lupus erythematosus x x x x x x
Lymphoma x x x x x x x
Macular oedema x
Meningitis tuberculous x x x x x x
Multiple sclerosis x x x
Mycosis fungoides x x x x x
Myositis x
Nausea x
Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum x x x
Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome x
Neoplasm x x x x
Neoplasm malignant x x x x x x x
Nephropathy x x x
Nephrotic syndrome x x x
Nephrotic syndrome with lesion of minimal change glomerulonephritis x x x
Neurodermatitis x x x x
Oedema x x x x x x x x
Ophthalmic herpes zoster x x x
Optic neuritis x x x x
Osteoarthritis x x x x x
Otitis externa x
Pemphigus x x x x x x x x
Perennial allergic rhinitis x x x x x
Phagocytosis x
Polyarteritis nodosa x
Polymyositis x x x
Posterior uveitis x x x
Pregnancy x
Premature delivery x
Proteinuria x x x x x x
Psoriasis x x x x
Psoriatic arthropathy x x x x x x x
Pulmonary tuberculosis x x x x x x
Punctate keratitis x x
Redness x
Respiratory distress syndrome x
Respiratory insufficiency x
Retinal vein branch occlusion x
Rheumatic heart disease x x x x x x x
Rheumatism x
Rheumatoid arthritis x x x x x x x x x
Rosacea x x x
Sarcoidosis x x x x x x x
Scleroderma x x
Seasonal allergy x x
Seborrhoeic dermatitis x x x x
Secondary adrenal insufficiency x
Secondary adrenocortical insufficiency x x x x x x x
Secondary thrombocytopenia x x x x x x
Serum sickness x x x x x x
Shock x
Skin disorder x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Status asthmaticus x x
Stevens-Johnson syndrome x x x x x x
Swelling x
Sympathetic ophthalmia x x x x x x
Synovitis x x x x
Systemic lupus erythematosus x x x x x x x x x
Temporal arteritis x x x
Tenderness x
Tendonitis x
Tenosynovitis x x x x x
Thermal burn x x
Thrombocytopenic purpura x
Thyroiditis x x x x x x
Transfusion reaction x x x
Trauma x x x
Trichiniasis x x x x x x
Uremia x x x
Urticaria x x
Uveitis x x x x
Vomiting x

dexamethasone

Side effects:4
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

DEXAMETHASONE / MAXIDEX

Side effects:4
Source:FDA

DEXAMETHASONE

Side effects:7
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Betamethasone

Side effects:11
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

BETAMETHASONE

Side effects:12
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Dexamethasone

Side effects:13
Source:BC Cancer

Betamethasone

Side effects:14
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

BETAMETHASONE

Side effects:14
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Betamethasone

Side effects:15
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

DEXAMETHASONE

Side effects:15
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

BETAMETHASONE

Side effects:17
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

dexamethasone / dexamethasone

Side effects:33
Source:EMA

Dexamethasone

Side effects:47
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

DEXAMETHASONE

Side effects:52
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

DEXAMETHASONE

Side effects:77
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

DEXAMETHASONE

Side effects:77
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

Dexamethasone tablets / Dexamethasone, Tablet

Side effects:77
Source:Medsafe

BETAMETHASONE

Side effects:85
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

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