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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.
  • 712 posts reported Weight Gain with Dexamethasone, 3.13% of total posts
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What patients are saying about Dexamethasone and Weight Gain

712 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
body felt like I was going to explode, I gained 10 pounds...
...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...
since then, I have steadily gained weight (about 30 lbs over...
Dexamethasone question I am new to ...mg of dexamethasone for my replacement steriods and since then, I have steadily gained weight (about 30 lbs over my 'normal' ...me for gaining the weight, s...
But stop dexamethasone slowly, as sudden discontinuation...
...is antihistaminic medicine and dexamethasone is a steroid. Taking ...to stop. But stop dexamethasone slowly, as sudden ...dietician to plan your diet to increase weight. Wish you all...
I finally seemed to have stopped gaining so much weight...
...The dexamethasone I was on was tapered starting then for one week, so I have been off that as well for about two weeks. THANK GOODNESS!! I finally seemed to have stopped gaining so much weight, los...
I had with Dexamethasone were weight gain (from size 10 to...
...the side effects that I had with Dexamethasone were weight gain (from size 10 to 14), ...pure fluke or whether Dexamethasone did the trick - I managed ...March. I was px Dexamethasone at Bas...
so that has a big factor on the weight gain for...
...I have gained 15 lbs total since August ...count these 15 and gain a total of 40-50 lbs. I am eating healthy ...I can. I am still on dexamethasone so that has a big factor on the weight gain ...
gain? My husband is on 2mgs of dexamethasone and has gained...
...husband is on 2mgs of dexamethasone and has gained about 60 pounds. He dont have knew aches but he does have some issues going on with his...
Dexamethasone with my last surrogacy. I gained weight,...
I took Dexamethasone with my last surrogacy. I gained weight, was bloated, and would wake up...
on it, I'm just hesitating because it made me gain 8 pounds...
...was on dexamethasone for 2 months, been off about 2 weeks or so. I need to go back on it, I'm just hesitating because it made me gain 8 pounds in 6 weeks. But ...strongly that I have Lupus, but ...
ago. Have taken Dexamethasone rinse (causes weight gain);...
I have oral lichen planus. Started having problem more than 4 yrs. ago. Have taken Dexamethasone rinse (causes weight gain); Hydroxychloroquine, Gabapentin. The outbreak seems to run its course...
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