Anyone has any recommendation on keeping weigh off while on dexamethasone?
29 Nov 2012
I was on dex or decadron for quite awhile during my chemo. Unfortunately, no matter what I tried, the weight still piled on. On a positive note, though, after I was taken off of the steroids, it took about 3 months to drop 45 pounds. Talk to your doctor. He might have some suggestions. The extra pounds just give your family and friends a little more to love!!
- Dexamethasone Information for Consumers
- Dexamethasone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Dexamethasone (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
When you stop taking the tablets do yhou loose the weight easily or do you have to diet and excerse.
1 answer • 23 Aug 2010
... any recommendations of how to ease the itch of the rash? He is also on Carfilzomib and takes Dexamethasone. The rash only began after the ...
1 answer • 4 Jul 2013
... decrease after starting the revlimid? He has been so sick and in so much pain!
1 answer • 3 Feb 2015