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Can prednisone cause severe heartburn

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Poss spasmodic croup: Depending on how frequently these episodes occur, and in association with what triggers, you could have spasmodic croup. Spasmodic croup is alleviate... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: That is an unusually high dose of prednisone. Typical doses are in the range of 1 mg/kg, in your case about 50 mg for few days followed by a taper. In... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Inflammation: !st drug such as minocycline tends to linger on in the tissue longer. 2nd the inflammation triggered by the drug takes 1-2 weeks to resolve even after... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Gastritis: prednisone is famous for causing gastritis and stomach ulceration. I suggest calling your treating physician and getting a PPI medication to inhibit s... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Prednisone: or any cortisone derivative medication has upper gastrointestinal effects and heartburn, upper GI pain are common. Omeprazole is NOT and ACUTE treatm... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Many possibilities: You may have peptic ulcer disease, esophageal hernia, medication induced gastritis, or one of a dozen other diagnoses. See a GI doctor and have this ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
The doctor can help: Prednisone's goal is to suppress the immune system, in order to decrease or stop inflammation. However, that allows microorganisms like yeast, bacteri... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Studies have shown: That the differential diagnosis of heartburn symptoms is quite broad, but according to Dr. Harmon and others in Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterolo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Yes!: And taking them also causes headaches. My motto, "universal side-effects with oral steroid.".
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Timing : How are you taking the omeprazole? It should be taken on an empty stomach with nothing to eat or drink for at least 30 minutes after. If you aren't ta... Read More

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