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can methylprednisolone cause intense sweet food cravings?

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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
YES: Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid used to treat inflammatory conditions. In general, Medrol (methylprednisolone) can cause weight gain. One mechanism for the weight gain is that it can cause cravings for many different types of food.
Answered on Apr 22, 2018

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