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I am sorry to hear you are worried about Reef. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.
Why was he taking dexamethasone? How long did you take to wean him off?
It is possible the things you are seeing are related to being withdrawn from the medication, but the quivering could be from pain, fever, or internal disease. Let me know what dose he was taking, how long, and why he was taking it in the first place. Rebecca
Usually we go to a pill every other day for awhile, then twice a week for awhile, before stopping it completely. If he was still taking it every day, and then it was stopped suddenly, that could possibly be the reason for his quivering.
You could start giving it to him every other day, and see if the quivering stops.
You could have him checked for other reasons for the quivering: take his temp, feel his lymph nodes, maybe do blood tests do check for any side effect of the dexamethasone on his liver or adrenal glands.
Let me know what else I can help with or answer. Rebecca
How is Reef doing? I hope this was helpful. I hope you were able to see what I sent. Let me know if I can help with anything else.
I am glad to hear that. Can I help with anything else?
Kindly consider rating my answer (always appreciated!); you can still get back to me with questions and updates after rating. Rebecca