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What patients are saying about
Dexamethasone and Weight Gain

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Weight Gain
  • Weight Gain is a known side effect of Dexamethasone
  • Weight Gain is #1 in Dexamethasone discussions.
  • 679 posts reported Weight Gain with Dexamethasone, 3.49% of total posts
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  • 202 posts reported Diabetes with Dexamethasone, 1.04% of total posts
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What patients are saying about Dexamethasone and Weight Gain

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are using dexamethasone because it helps them gain weight...
...all. From the wiki clip, the Bangladesh women are using dexamethasone because it helps them gain weight easily. IMO, that's not really a great side effect...
I gained while taking the Dexamethasone. I gained a total...
...on a 3 week cycle? I didn't lose any weight. I gained while taking the Dexamethasone. I gained a total of 30 lbs in last 6 months. Now trying to relose it...
and took first dexamethasone...here we go..just hoping...
...brighter today I did first lupron injection today and took first dexamethasone...here we go..just hoping I ...side effects of the dexamethasone, apparently weight gain due to increased appetite...
Since being on this the past week he has gained 5 lbs....
...Joolz,  My husband takes dexamethasone for nausea for 4 days ...and the doctor suggested whey protein powder. Since being on this the past week he has gained 5 lbs.  We bought the vanilla flavou...
Dr. suggested Dexamethasone for Jim's cancer bone pain. He...
...Dexamethasone for Jim's cancer bone pain. He started Jim off on 4mg in morning and at lunch. Then after it had worked so well, he doubled the dosage and it is working even better. It has helped ...
Dr. suggested Dexamethasone for Jim's cancer bone pain. He...
...Dexamethasone for Jim's cancer bone pain. He started Jim off on 4mg in morning and at lunch. Then after it had worked so well, he doubled the dosage and it is working even better. It has helped ...
down to being on dexamethasone rather than prednisolone?...
...main weight gain ...dexamethasone rather than prednisolone? Who knows. My IL nurses were all great - especially one of them. I loved to see her coming the time used to fly by. She also cal...
she has had a big problem with weight gain. She has gained...
...dexamethasone for 7 months now, first during radiation and then after surgery. They have been able to back off of it a little bit, but she still has many of the horrible side effects. She is so w...
But stop dexamethasone slowly, as sudden discontinuation...
...is very common as a self medication. It need to stop. But stop dexamethasone slowly, as sudden discontinuation may lead to adrenal crisis or withdrawal. Your case need to investigated for loss o...
So the Dexamethasone.was for the rash and has side...
...surgery? So the Dexamethasone.was for the rash and has side ...even without weight gain. This will return to normal slowly once you stop taking dexamethasone./quote/ So there hasn't be...
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