In some countries, dexaforth may only be approved for veterinary use..
It has some side effects like:
1.Endocrine system: impaired glucose tolerance, suppression of adrenal function, Itsenko-Cushing syndrome (including moon face, obesity, pituitary type, hirsutism, increased blood pressure, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, delayed sexual development in children.weight gain
2.CNS: delirium, disorientation, euphoria, hallucinations, manic-depressive psychosis, depression, paranoia, increased intracranial pressure, nervousness or anxiety, insomnia, dizziness, headache, convulsions.
3.Cardio-vascular system: arrhythmia, bradycardia (up to cardiac arrest); development (in predisposed patients) or increased severity of chronic heart failure, ECG changes typical of hypokalemia, increased blood pressure, hypercoagulability, thrombosis.
4.Digestive system: nausea, vomiting, bleeding and perforation of the gastrointestinal tract
5.Musculoskeletal system: growth retardation and ossification processes in children (premature closure of epiphyseal growth zones), osteoporosis
6.Dermatological reactions: delayed wound healing,hyper or hypopigmentation, steroid acne
7.Allergic reactions: generalized (including skin rash, itching, anaphylactic shock) and when applied topically.
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