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good morning! i'm concerned about taking prednisone(headaches) after having a gastric bypass. i also take meds for epilepsy&pseudotumor cerebri.

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Dr. Philip Galapon
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely low risk: If your physician knows that you have had a gastric bypass and what changes are associated with it AND still feels that you need the prednisone then the risks are likely less than the potential benefits. There are some side effects, but the most common is reflux from taking prednisone. Talk with your physician about the side effects to see if its a good fit for you
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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