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Indications and Usage
Dexamethasone, hydrocortisone, methylprednisolone and prednisone are FDA approved corticosteroids that are used to treat many medical problems, including some kinds of cancer.
Side effects needing medical attention: Swelling of feet and ankles; muscle weakness; ulcers or stomach pain or burning; easy bruising; wounds that are slow to heal; dizziness; severe headaches; menstrual problems; blood-sugar problems; blurred or decreased vision or seeing halos around lights; sore throat and fever; depression; mood or mental changes; indigestion; sleeplessness; nervousness or restlessness; weight gain.