A 41-year-old female asked:
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can only one shot of depo-provera medrol (methylprednisolone) for arthritis rheumatoid cause gain weight? how long does it last in the body?

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Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depomedrol (methylprednisolone): Won't gain weight long term from just 1 injection. Injection lasts typically 1-4 months.
Answered on May 8, 2018
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