Effects of steroid withdrawal are known to emulate and kick start many other medical complications as well. Weakness, loss of appetite, fatigue, nausea, weight loss, vomiting, diarrhea (further resulting in liquid and electrolyte complications), as well as abdominal pain are some of the most common effects that steroid withdrawal is often associated with. Constant decrease in blood pressure which simultaneously causes a person to faint or causes fits and dizziness are other complications the steroid use can cause.
Blood sugar levels are known to have dropped in many people who consume steroids. In women, menstrual changes have been reported widely. Muscle and joint pains, fever, changes in mentality, as well as elevation in calcium levels have been reported in some cases. Gastrointestinal contractions decrease dramatically which may ultimately lead to the swelling of the intestine .
Many people who have gallstones will experience no symptoms. However, if the gallstones are blocking a bile duct, symptoms can occur. People who experience prolonged pain that lasts for more than five hours, nausea and vomiting, fever, chills, yellowish skin or yellow discoloration of the whites of the eyes, or clay-colored stools may be experiencing a gallbladder attack. These attacks can sometimes follow fatty meals or happen at night. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should see a doctor immediately as these can be an indication of a large gallstone or other condition.