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Can Prednisone Irritate Stomach
Can prednisone irritate an abdominal hernia or could the use of prednisone weaken the wall that could cause a hernia?
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
My skin flushes on my abdomen in the evenings. Could recently completed prednisone course be causing this? Or another cause? I drink very rarely.
If I was prescribed 40mg of prednisone for 1week and have abdominal surgery in late March, will that effect surgery?
After taking 40mg of prednisone at the start and tapering down to 4mg, I have gained a less flat stomach. Should I start working out now or wait?
How is Chrohns treated in stomach besides Prednisone? Do biologics/6mp work on stomach? Dr. is busy and hard to get answers. 15 min sessions. Help.
Back pain for 6 wks after 80lb kid ran and jumped on me while laying on stomach. 9 day round of prednisone helped, but pain returned. Any thoughts?
Took 10 day course of prednisone for what was diagnosed as contact dermatitis on abdomen. Abdominal skin now flushes daily. Related? What next?
Evaluation: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
Can I drink alcohol while taking Prednisone 5 mg? I don't take any other Rx meds and it's a 6 day Rx for Prednisone, started today. No stomach issues.
Can prednisone cause gastritis/ulcer. Took it for only 2 days and started getting stomach problems. Been off prednisone for 3 weeks, but still have it?
Yes...: but usually takes more than 2 days of treatment. Could aggravate prior issue, or be unrelsted. Talk to prescribing doc. ...Read more
No, gastritis/ulcer: Prednisone like all steroids produce increase acid in the stomach. Pain after such medications in the stomach indicates erosion and in worst cases an ulcer. Proton inhibitors should be tried and in case of failure upper endoscopy should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer from lupus, I frequently get bleeding stomach ulcers prednisone isn't affective what else might help.
See rheumatologist: The bleeding ulcer is not the usual presentation for lupus. In fact, prednisone may worsen it. You need to talk to your rheumatologist to make sure that the medications you are taking are not causing the ulcer and then a GI consult may be in order since this may have nothing to do with your lupus. ...Read more
My Grandma had a perforation in her duodenum last year Would being on a low dose of prednisone cause that area to become weak/thin her stomach lining?
No, but…: Steroids, even low dose, can increase the risk of peptic ulcer disease, If given on a chronic basis. If she has had a perforation in the past, she should probably be on stomach medicine along with the steroid, to help reduce that risk. Best would be for her not to be on steroids at all, if possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more
When I get insect bites, I get a rash reaction that spreads. Been on Prednisone, but it upsets my stomach and gives me lots of stomach pain whatelse?
Bad stomach flu, fever, but also have worst migraine ever. is taking prednisone to break the migraine ok at a time like this? very few options for me.
Don't know: Yourr problems are too complex for our advice to be helpful. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
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