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Lawrenceburg, IN
A 53-year-old female asked:

Can you drink a beer with taking prednisone on 6 day 2 10 mg 3 days to go 1@ 10 mg?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Beer and prednisone: It is not recommended to take alcohol while on steroids due to the increased risk of GI bleeding. There is no proven risk in studies. Both however, cause gastric irritation predisposing you to GI ulceration

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Last updated Feb 19, 2017


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