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Can methylprednisolone cause intense sweet food cravings?

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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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