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Depocyt Coupon - Depocyt 5ml of 50mg/5ml vial

Depocyt Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for checks on your progress. You will receive dexamethasone for 5 days starting on the day you receive this drug. Take the dexamethasone exactly as directed as it will help to decrease some of the serious side effects of this drug.

Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information. Do not breast-feed an infant while taking this medicine.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Back pain




neck pain or rigidity




Less common

Black, tarry stools

blood in urine or stools


cough or hoarseness

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

pinpoint red spots on skin

sore throat

swelling of fingers, hands, arms, lower legs, or feet

unusual bleeding or bruising


Fast or irregular breathing

puffiness or swelling around the face

shortness of breath

sudden, severe decrease in blood pressure

unusual tiredness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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