Last Update November 24, 2015
Method of use: Injection, Oral Drops, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Dexamethasone is a potent synthetic member of the glucocorticoid class of steroid drugs. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and immunosup...Read on Wikipedia
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Last Update November 24, 2015
Does Dexamethasone cause Weight Gain?
Weight Gain is a known side effect of DexamethasoneDisclaimer
#1 in Dexamethasone discussions - 852 posts discuss Weight Gain with Dexamethasone. Weight Gain is #1 concern in Dexamethasone discussions.
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haha, the dex has unfortunately made me gain some weight...
" ...it as well? I did 150mg clomid CD 3-7, Estradial 10mg CD 8-12, and dexamethasone 2mg CD 3-12. I know it's a lot... haha, the dex has unfortunately made me gain some weight and lose sleep. but I... "
xamethasone before ET), I have gained so much weight! I sw...
" ...I have been steriods (I was on Dexamethasone before ET), I have gained so much weight! I swear, I look 4 ...Do I just keep getting fatter :-) And how long ...you stay on it? (I'm also on Clexane, Aspirin,... "
the side effects (weight gain and increase in appetite...
" I was taking dexamethasone and my endocrinologist took me off of it because the side effects (weight gain and increase in appetite) was affecting my thyroid ...I wasn't compliant with the dexamethasone.... "
e - Dexamethasone - makes me gain weight. My plan, if I...
" ...continue TTC b/c one med I take - Dexamethasone - makes me gain weight. My plan, if I decide ...or are not TTC and have started a major new weight loss program. Successes or failures,... "
weight gain was from the steroids, dexamethasone, I looked...
" Hi there, my weight gain was from the steroids, dexamethasone, I looked like a bald pumpkin, and also walked ...ballooned, so I thought if I am going to put on weight I might as well eat what I want and... "
take them cos they really have made him put on weight.Ta...
" ...weak. As for 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... "
unds in 2 days(!) - assume that's from the Dexamethasone, an...
" ...up. So far today 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 hoping it goes... "
early 20 pounds just since I started the dexamethasone....
" ...06:57 PM' post='177178'] I have gained nearly 20 pounds just since I started the dexamethasone. I am 6 weeks, 3 ...I do not want to gain this much weight. This is the third time for me taking... "
y husband gained 30-40 lbs. while taking dexamethasone.)...
" ...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... "
ody felt like I was going to explode, I gained 10 pounds....
" Side Effects Of 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... "
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