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    What causes weight loss while on Practin and Dexona?

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Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I m using practin and dexona regularly but from 6 month I stop the medicine and I m becm lean and thin day by day.
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Answered by Dr. Geeta Sundar 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Both Practin and Dexona make you put on weight.

Detailed Answer:
Hi welcome to HealthcareMagic,
Both Practin and Dexona make you put on weight. First by increasing appetite and second by fluid retention.
After stopping you are bound to lose weight.
If you want to gain weight, eat a balanced nutrition with 10% saturated fats, 20% unsaturated fats, soya/Tofu/Paneer/low fat cheese/sprouts/legumes.
Also do both weight bearing and walking exercises to build muscle weight.
You can revert back--regards
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