Inform your doctor if any side effect lasts for more than a few days, or the side effects become serious or bothersome.
Other rare but serious effects that may occur include:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Before starting on this medication, inform your doctor if you:
If you come into contact with anyone who has an infectious disease such as chickenpox, shingles or measles, please see your doctor as soon as possible. Dexamethasone decreases your body’s natural immune response and you may be at higher risk of getting these diseases.
Talk to your doctor before getting any vaccinations.
Please inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications, before you start taking Dexamethasone:
Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking or intend to take any other medications, supplements, traditional medications or herbal remedies.
here for more information on Dexamethasone used as pre-chemotherapy medicine.
here for more information on Dexamethasone used as anti-emetics for post-chemotherapy.