Linus Posted November 22, 2004 Share Posted November 22, 2004 My mother has stage 4 lung cancer with mets to the brain. We went to see her oncologist last week and when she was weighed, she had gained 10 pounds. I was thinking, "great, wonderful" but not her. The Dr. told her that it may be the steroids that are making her gain weight. I figured out today that instead of taking decadron 3 times a day, she has reduced the dose to once a day so she can lose weight!!!! ARGGGG! Isn't it pretty unsafe to play around with steroids? What can I say or do to make her realize that it is not safe to reduce these medications? Thanks, Linus Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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