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prednisone side effects 1x daily for 2weeks

I've been put on prednisone 25mg 1x daily for 2weeks, was wondering if this will have side effects permanant weight gain/change in metabolism or is it just water retention?
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replied May 1st, 2014
Hi,
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Low dose steroid sue for short duration usually does not cause long term side effects of water retention, weight gain etc. Maintain healthy diet and avoid carbs in diet. For further clarification and assistance, visit your doctor/healthcare provider. Look out for development of any new symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/healthcare provider and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
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