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Steven Johnson syndrome patient due to sulphur drug reaction, took wysolone tablets, increase in weight. Any side effects?

hi sir, i am padmaja. i am a steven johnson syndrome patient. last year it happened for me due to sulfur drug reaction. At that time my doctor suggested to use wysolone 20mg tablets, three per day. and gradually dosage is decreased. now please let me know whether that tablet has any side effects? like over weight etc. my weight has been increased considerably after that. please clarify my doubt.
thank you sir.
Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Hi Padmaja,

Wysolone (prednisolone) is a steroid, and one of the side effects of this medicine is weight gain. Other side effects of this medicine include high BP, high sugars, increased infection, acne or pimples, weakness of bones (osteoporosis), etc.

I hope you have stopped wysolone now.

Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)

Senior Consultant Neurologist

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,

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