Orencia infusion is not a steroid if I am not mistaken, it's an immunesuppressant. Regarding your concern about weight gain, it depends on the individual. Some patients experience weight gain after the first injection, and some others have tremendous weight loss. It can cause weight gain. Don't know if you are an elderly. If yes, you are at a higher risk of suffering from a lymph cancer.
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