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Is normal to experience heartburn/ minor chest pain when tapering down off prednisone?

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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 stomach acid production ( Nexium (esomeprazole) or Prilsoec ) - low dose versions of these medicines are sold OTC.

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