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    Are the side effects of Prednisone harmful?

I m having side effects to prednisone and need to know if they are something to worry about. I m having headaches, sweating profusely, shaking, muscle aches, stomach ache, feels like i haven t eaten for days and stomach cramps, dizziness, chest tightness.
Mon, 25 Nov 2019
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Hello,

Yes, the side effects of prednisolone can be harmful. it can cause weakness, softening of bones, ulcer in stomach and many other side effects. Take it with meals and also take some stomach protective drugs like pantoprazole with doctors advice.

Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Loveleen Sharma, General & Family Physician
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