I am 19 years old Boy, study in 11 class, 3 months ago i just joined a gym where a friend of mine told me that if i use dexamethasone, i woulkd have better muscles and looks. It will Increase my weight.Thats why i took 0.5 dexamethasone everyday to increase my weight. I bought it from a nearby Pharmacy. I took these tablets to look good after getting weight on. I took dexamethasone around 2 months and gained 4 kilograms of weight.
Later on :
- I got mIld Gastritis
- experienced GTCS characterized by tonic, clonic movements
- Tounge Bite
- Loss of conciousness.
- postictal drowsiness for 30 min.
After the first seizure, i was admitted to the emergency department.
- I did not informed this at this department that i was taking Dexamethasone.
- i thought it was because of one missed dose.
- again i started taking 0.5 g dexon but once in a day.
- After 20 days again missed a dose for 2 days and got GTCS.
- later i told the hospital that i was taking Dexon.
Dexamethose spoiled my life. Now i am always in stress and angry face.
Which doctor i should consult now to get rid of psychological effects of dexamethasone.