IN THE NEWS: Can You Drink Coffee While Taking Prednisone?

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Coffee has its benefits, but if taking other medications, it's vital to know if adding a cup of Joe might cause side effects. Yusra Shao, M.D., medical oncologist and member of the Genitourinary Oncology, Melanoma, and Phase 1 Clinical Trials Multidisciplinary Teams at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, sometimes prescribes prednisone, a steroid, to her patients. Jelena Radan, Pharm.D., BCPS, lead clinical pharmacy specialist at KSP Specialty Pharmacy, and Dr. Shao explain some cautions while taking prednisone and consuming coffee.

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Yusra Shao, M.D.

Jelena Radan, Pharm.D., BCPS