Posted 8/12/2021 7:47 PM (GMT -7)
Prednisone gives me belly burn and so does Entocort, but to a lesser extent. Even Medrol dosepacks have given me a burning sensation for a few days.
To answer your question, yes, it's fine to take nexium or another ppi while on budesonide. You can take them at the same time of day.
You could also try generic pepcid ac instead of nexium. It's cheaper and works faster, but isn't as strong. If it turns out that it works enough for you, great. If it turns out you need something stronger, then use the nexium instead.
Every time I've been on pred or entocort or a medrol dosepack, I've had to take a ppi or something like pepcid every day. It's a pretty common issue for many people on steroids.