Prednisone - Drug Review (Prednisone is a prescribed steroid and is one of the steroids that causes sodium/salt retention and water retention and therefore, potentially, obesity/weight gain, etc.)
Extract from the website:
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We do not rely simply on drug package inserts and manufacturer claims.
Our information about drug and safety, off-label uses, side effects and interactions is based on the best available clinical evidence -- the same information used by hospital pharmacists. "
AKA Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred, Sterapred DS
Side-effects, Precautions to follow, Dietary advice for while you are taking the drug. Storage instructions and other information.
It says Karposi's sarcoma, a type of cancer, sometimes develops when taking prednisone. I didn't know this.
I see that they mention low salt intake. - Three cheers for that...(o:
As I look at it, the page was Last Revised April 2006.
This website http://www.consumerreports.org/mg/home.htm is the best comprehensive drug information site I have seen. It says it takes no advertising, so that will account for its high quality information.
Lose weight by eating less salt! Go on! - Try it! - You will feel so much better!
See my website www.wildeaboutsteroids.co.uk
(The site does not sell anything and has no banners or sponsors or adverts - just helpful information.)