Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Cramps with Crohn's medication

Do you get cramps when taking corticosteroid medication for Crohn's, e.g. Prednisolone?
Leg cramps are a known side effect of corticosteroids. Here are two articles that may be of help:
The first article is general and covers the main causes of leg cramps, including medication, and suggests remedies to relieve cramps. Please observe the warnings. http://www.patient.co.uk/health/Cramps-in-the-Leg.htm
This second article relates to research findings from the use of Prednisolone, a corticosteroid:

Muscle cramps during Prednisolone treatment  

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