Dexamethasone: The treatment that Trump received for Covid-19 has side effects.
Forbes writer and highly credential science and health expert Bruce Y. Lee, offers an entertaining and insightful look at the Dexamethasone and its side effects. Lee points out that it is a corticosteroid, which is a class of steroid hormones that also includes prednisone, methylprednisolone, and hydrocortisone. Dexamethasone has shown promise in decreasing the risk of death for patients with more severe Covid-19 coronavirus infections. But getting dexamethasone isn’t like eating baked ziti. Corticosteroids can have significant side effects, including mood, behavioral, and cognitive effects.