Dexamethasone: Rare Side Effect of Drug Given to Trump for COVID Includes Grandiose Delusions

President Donald Trump has been prescribed dexamethasone for COVID-19, a steroid that has a range of potential side effects including mental problems such as aggression, agitation, and anxiety.

Dexamethasone is a steroid that suppresses the immune system to prevent the release of substances that can trigger inflammation. The drug was found to benefit critically ill patients in trials in the U.K., raising questions about the severity of the president’s condition.

Newsweek Dexamethasone: Rare Side Effect of Drug Given to Trump for COVID Includes Grandiose Delusions