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Side effects of Solupred (Methylprednisolone)

Patient: I have been prescribed solupred 20mg, once daily for 7 days for a nasal congestion. I am very concerned about the side effects especially weight gain. How probable is this? thanks

 

 

Doctor: Solupred (Methylprednisolone) is usually prescribed in certain severe ENT conditions (as an adjunct therapy) for quick s ymptomatic relief. It is safe when taken under a doctor’s supervision and has no side effects like weight gain if consumed over a short duration (like 7 days).

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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