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A 48-year-old member asked:

Could it happen such that a corticosteroid drug causes your blood pressure to rise drastically?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 23 years experience
Yes it can: While on prednisone, it sometimes helps to restrict your sodium consumption which can sometimes help prevent the increase in blood pressure/.
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