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A 28-year-old female asked:

How can i better manage gastritis due to being on 60mg prednisone for an extended time? i currently take 40mg protonix (pantoprazole) & 300mg ranitidine

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Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Trananswered
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Diet is key: Be sure to avoid alcohol and caffeine as well as tobacco. Avoid all irritating foods like spicy or greasy items, and raw onion or garlic. Temporarily avoid acidic foods containing tomatoes and citrus foods. Also, I would avoid raw veggies and cold drinks/foods for the time being. Make sure you chew your food well. Small regular meals help, too.

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Last updated Aug 21, 2018

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