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10-04-2013, 02:30 AM   #1
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Prednisolone 10mg daily

Hi all
i was suffering from diarrhea since long time
i was misdiagnosis with ibs


my whole contrast ct scan show that i have full thickining in small intestine

doctor prescribed me ( prednisolone 15) daily
i have been prednisolone 15mg for 3 months
and it has help me to reduce my dirrhea
but i felt constipation does prednisolone can cause constipation ????
10-04-2013, 03:57 AM   #2
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Yes, prednisone can cause constipation. Here is the info on this medication for you. Hope this helps.

http://www.drugs.com/prednisone.html
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10-04-2013, 11:06 AM   #3
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Agree with NGNG, I get Diarrhea with flares. Within the first few days of taking steroids I get backed up a bit. It eventually eases up but sometimes you may need assistance via low-fiber diet or laxatives. If you continue to have issues with constipation you should consult your doctor about the best way to address the problem while taking prednisolone.

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