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A 24-year-old female asked:

Do inhaled corticosteroids (or just albuterol) cause weight gain?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Inhaled meds: Albuterols does not affect the weight. Generally inhaled steroids don't either unless you are taking very high doses. Usually the prescribed long term doses do not have enough systemic absorption to affect the weight.
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