Can dexamethasone increase blood sugar level if taken 7 hours before having a fasting glucose test?

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19 Nov 2010

Dexamethasone can increase blood sugar levels in diabetics so please be careful. Mention to the testing doctor that you have taken this drug so the results can be calculated accordingly, hope this info helps some, marjorie zych

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