I was taking prednisone more than 6 month for the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis, right after three month I start with a lot of pain in my back, It is been almost six month after I stop the prednisone and I keep having this pain, I need help.
2 Jun 2012
I think more information is needed to help answer your question. What are your liver funtion tests showing now & before? Usually the liver doesn't cause back pain. If this pain is in the back or right behind the liver it could be a kidney problem now, & not the liver at all. If your liver emzymes are at a normal level, you really need to see your reumatologist or whomever is treating this to get better answers... Mary
16 Feb 2015
I have autoimmune hepatitis also..have been on predisone for 15 yrs..dose dropped to 5 mg 5yrs ago..arthritis is attacking my neck.and other joints..all I can find is no pain releiver is ok with the liver..some just not as bad as others.. I take potassium cloride..predisone..azathioprine..omeprazole..atenolol.liscinopril..calcium .zinc sulfate..magnesium oxide..folic acid..daily for about 15+years..I take tramadol daily for pain..doc said it was the least harmfull to the liver at this time..lol..all depends on which doc you ask..anyway..start llooking for pain relief by all means..those bones are gonna get worse before better ..I attacks different places on different people..its all part of our A.I.L..auto immune liver.
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