Fluid & electrolyte disturbance, CHF, hypokalaemic alkalosis, HTN. Muscle weakness, steroid myopathy, osteoporosis, vertebral compression fractures, femoral & humeral heads aseptic necrosis, pathologic fracture of long bones, tendon rupture. Peptic ulcer, small & large bowel perforation, pancreatitis, abdominal distention, ulcerative oesophagitis. Impaired wound healing, thin fragile skin, ecchymoses, erythema, increased sweating, allergic dermatitis, urticaria, angioneurotic oedema. Convulsions, increased ICP w/ papilloedema, vertigo, headache. Menstrual irregularities, development of cushingoid state. Suppression of growth in childn. Secondary adrenocortical & pituitary unresponsiveness. Decreased carbohydrate tolerance. DM manifestations. Increased insulin or oral hypoglycemic agent requirement in diabetic patients. Hirsutism, posterior subcapsular cataract. Increased IOP. Glaucoma, exophthalmos, hypersensitivity, thromboembolism, wt gain, increase appetite, nausea, malaise.