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Have Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and auto immune hepatitis. Taking steroids. Reason of backache?

i have p.b.c. and auto imune hepatitus im takeing steroids 8 a day and ursofalk 250mg 2x2 day iv put on lots of weight my breathing it heavy i have back ache fatigue bloated face feel unwell, dry eyes and mouth and constipated is this all to be expected? i have only started ursofalk today but been on steroids for 4 weeks thank you.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Thanks for posting your query.
You are having symptoms which are side effects of steroids you take.
Ursofalk does not cause these symptoms.
Discuss with your doctor about reduction in the dose of steroids and adding alternative medications.
I hope that answers your question.
Dr.Ratnakar Kini
Answered: Sat, 31 Aug 2013
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