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    prednisone and stomach pain
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    An_250091 posted:
    I was put on prednisone, started it yesterday, along with prilosec.
    Went out last night and had 1 1/2 screwdivers. Suddenly I had the most extreme stomach pain. Felt like a hot knife in my gut. I could barely move and the more I stressed over it the worse it got. Took 4 tums an a zantac. It took a good 2 hours for the pain to subside. Still slightly burns today.
    What is going on? Is it the new med? I do also take 150mg of morphine per day for cronic back pain.
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    arbob5 responded:
    I had been on prednisone off and on for years and never experienced stomach pain. Now that doesn 't mean that it can't/doesn't cause that pain. But I am thinking that the combo of the meds you took and the screwdrivers could be the culprit here. I'm just saying.....


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