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Is weight gain a guarantee on prednisone?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine

In brief: No real guarantees

When it comes to adverse reactions.
Weight gain on prednisone will depend on your dose and how long you need to take the medication. Many short courses of prednisone like you see with severe poison ivy or an acute flare of gout lead to no appreciable weight gain.

In brief: No real guarantees

When it comes to adverse reactions.
Weight gain on prednisone will depend on your dose and how long you need to take the medication. Many short courses of prednisone like you see with severe poison ivy or an acute flare of gout lead to no appreciable weight gain.
Dr. Stephen Southard
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Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics

In brief: You are right

Steroids definitely cause weight gain besides other side effects.

In brief: You are right

Steroids definitely cause weight gain besides other side effects.
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
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