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steroid question tmi

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giraffesCantDanceOnAllThisSnow Mon 27-Dec-10 13:19:49

side effects of steroids. On prednisolone. Is it normal for it to make you burp rotten egg?! Its vile. Can i take anything to stop that?

giraffesCantDanceOnAllThisSnow Mon 27-Dec-10 16:05:52


sarah293 Mon 27-Dec-10 16:06:38

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madangelhaironchristmasday Mon 27-Dec-10 17:31:43

I've never had that one giraffe (on long term pred and often high doses) Never heard of it either. Occasionally I do get stomach problems or increased reflux on it though so it's a possibility it could cause something to this effect. Sorry not much help and no suggestions but hope you feel better soon.

giraffesCantDanceOnAllThisSnow Mon 27-Dec-10 19:25:54

Got diarrhea (sp) as well now blush it does say in the list of side effects that indigestion is one.

mugggletoeandwine Mon 27-Dec-10 19:30:30

I have that one sometimes, but not constantly on steroids, also a vile bitter taste in my mouth.
No diarrhoea though.

whomovedmychocolate Mon 27-Dec-10 19:32:45

I think so, it can cause all manner of intestinal distress. It makes me vomit

giraffesCantDanceOnAllThisSnow Mon 27-Dec-10 21:24:22

Burping stopped now thank god - that was antisocial! Kept spraying perfume around me which doesnt really help with the breathing!

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