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Dexamethasone is a potent synthetic member of the glucocorticoid class of steroid drugs. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and immunosup...
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Does Dexamethasone cause Weight Gain ?

Weight Gain is a known side effect of Dexamethasone
#1 in Dexamethasone discussions - 748 posts discuss Weight Gain with Dexamethasone. Weight Gain is #1 concern in Dexamethasone discussions.
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" ...would be a big part of your husband's increased appetite. (My husband gained 30-40 lbs. while taking dexamethasone.) Some steroids have also been known to cause the... "

" ...dexamethasone, i dont think my husband will ever get lower than 4mg now, cos whenever he did prior to this op, he started to get really bad headaches again, and that was due to the swelling and sca... "

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" ...BCPs. I may have gained a little weight on that, but the real weight gain came after I started dexamethasone. Dex is a steriod, Additionally, I gained a lot of water weight and bloat w... "

" I'm popping Compazine, and haven't had any nausea problems. I did notice that I've gained 4 pounds in 2 days(!) - assume that's from the Dexamethasone, and I'm my second breast canc... "

"'177178'] I have gained nearly 20 pounds just since I started the dexamethasone. I am 6 ...not want to gain this much weight. This is the third time for me taking dexamethasone and it alw... "

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" ...two separate gourmet ice creams for guests to select from) Have fun..... Mmmm off to melt some good quality dark choc in my soy milk.... And I blame my weight gain on the dexamethasone... "

" ...I am taking this for ITP to try to raise up my platelets. an average persons platelets are about 1500 mine are about 50. I started taking 5 4mg pills a day for two weeks. got to the 3rdday o... "

" ...days but he is also on dexamethasone (steroids) to help with his pain and his eating as he was not wanting any food for months and im pleased to say its worked he has put weight on again and feels... "

" Dexamethasone question I am new to of dexamethasone for my replacement steriods and since then, I have steadily gained weight (about 30 lbs over my 'normal' for gaining the weight, s... "

" antihistaminic medicine and dexamethasone is a steroid. Taking stop. But stop dexamethasone slowly, as sudden ...dietician to plan your diet to increase weight. Wish you all... "

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