Adonis, that would almost certainly be.....heartburn. Prednisone is well known for being hard on the stomach. In addition to gastric reflux and that chest pain, it can cause stomach bleeding. Be sure you're taking it with food, and I always took Zantac morning and evening when I was on it so I didn't have to worry if I was having a heart attack every day.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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