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What are the long-term side effects of IV steroid treatment for multiple sclerosis?

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Long-term side effects of steroids may include:

  • Bone-thinning osteoporosis
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  • Cataracts
  • Weight gain
  • Acne
  • Diabetes

From: Steroids for MS Flares WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2019
Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2019

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