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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can you gain weight with only one shot of depo-medrol for rheumatoid arthritis? how long does it last in the body?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
It depend: Some patient lasting them one month, some patiet few days.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
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No: Depomedrol (methylprednisolone) is an acetylated steroid and only generates a small blood level that quickly resolves.

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