I had a sever allergic reaction am wondering if prednisone will cause weight gain using for 2weeks or is it just water retention??
Will taking prednisone 25mg for 2 weeks cause permenant weight gain/change my metabolism?
Question posted by sooty1984 on 27 April 2014
Last updated on 30 April 2014
It does cause weight gain but no worries if its just a very short term treatment. For longer term treatments for longer than a week or 2 you will gain actual weight. However yes u can lose the weight like any other weight gain once off the Prednisone.
You will loose it when stop the med.
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