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Weight loss

07/31/2008

Question:

I have just increase my dose of Prednisone because my RA is flaring. I am eating alot more but I am loosing weight. I have no idea why. Can you tell me what can cause unitential weight lose?

Answer:

Prednisone and RA both can cause weight loss in some people.

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Response by:

Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University