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Using Steroids for Mild Covid19 Cases Can Worsen Infection, Cause Complications: Experts – The Swaddle

Misuse of steroid medication is resulting in cases of viral pneumonia, black fungus, amid other side effects.

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Doctors and public health experts have sounded the alarm on unnecessary use of steroid therapy in treating Covid19, noting that its application in mild cases is triggering side-effects like viral pneumonia and mucormycosis during post-Covid recovery. 
Steroids like dexamethasone help in reducing lung inflammation among Covid19 patients at the stage when the virus is replicating, if used correctly. But indiscriminate use of steroids is leading to complications among patients as they compromise the…

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