... so and ongoing heartburn even though I avoid all foods and habits (smoking & drinking) that are known to cause it. I've also gained 22 lbs. since I started on prednisone 3 months ago. I had maintained a healthy weight for my entire adult life previously. I don't know what could be side effects or if these symptoms relate to the disease. Anyone else suffering with these effects?
8 Sep 2011
Prednisone can cause severe heartburn, weight gain ,and hot flashes. I'm on Humira for psoriatic arthritis without prednisone and do not have those side effects, your Dr. could prescribe something for Heartburn. After the Humira starts working maybe you can wean off the Prednisone. Good Luck to you.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
... prednisone, methotrexate, and celebrex. My stomach has been bothering me and I have been having these pins and needles feelings for a bit now. I ...
9 answers • 9 Apr 2010
Lately my fears of my health been high, more about that is in my last question. I'm thinking about checking in with a specialist or something. ...
3 answers • 4 Oct 2011
I have had RA now for at least 4 years now and have not found a medication that has helped except prednisone. I have tried MTX alone and with Enbrel. ...
1 answer • 19 Jun 2012
I am diagnosed RA, but not 100% as it does not show up in bloodwork. I was on Enbrel for 5 months and it was a miracle almost from the get go but ...
3 answers • 16 Dec 2013