A 51-year-old male asked:
Im a 51-year-old male. does oral prednisone affect the liver, kidneys or stomach? if yes, can you tell me how? i hurt my lower back (left side) muscles a few days ago and nothing is helping it. usually a 9-day course of oral prednisone cures it?
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Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
6th day taper: Please monitor your BP, during the course. After the 5th day, you may taper the dose to lessen side effects. Prednisone does have a number of side effects and the longer the course, the more likely you are to develop an adverse reaction. An antacid may be used while on Prednisone to decrease gastritis.
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