Medrol 16 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Methylprednisolone (16 mg)
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    Medrol 16 Tablet Information

    Medrol 16 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis. Secondary and off-label uses of Medrol 16 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The correct dosage of Medrol 16 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Medrol 16 Tablet include Agitation, Anxiety, Blurred vision. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Medrol 16 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Medrol 16 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Medrol 16 Tablet has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Medrol 16 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Medrol 16 Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Medrol 16 Tablet in conditions like Tuberculosis (TB), Infections, Peptic Ulcer. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Medrol 16 Tablet contraindications section.

    Drug interactions for Medrol 16 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Medrol 16 Tablet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.

    Medrol 16 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Medrol 16 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Medrol 16 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Medrol 16 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Medrol 16 Tablet safe for pregnant women?

      Medrol Tablet may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Medrol Tablet, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    • Is the use of Medrol 16 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

      Medrol Tablet can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

    • What is the effect of Medrol 16 Tablet on the Kidneys?

      Kidney can be affected by Medrol Tablet. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

    • What is the effect of Medrol 16 Tablet on the Liver?

      Medrol Tablet may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    • What is the effect of Medrol 16 Tablet on the Heart?

      There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Medrol Tablet. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.


    Severe Interaction of Medrol 16 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Medrol 16 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



    Medrol 16 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Medrol 16 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    Frequently asked Questions about Medrol 16 Tablet

    • Is this Medrol 16 Tablet habit forming or addictive?

      Medrol 16 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Medrol 16 Tablet since it does not cause drowsiness.

    • Is it safe?

      Yes, but take Medrol 16 Tablet only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Medrol 16 Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.


    Medrol 16 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Medrol 16 Tablet

      There is no information on the effects of taking Medrol 16 Tablet with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Medrol 16 Tablet

      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Medrol 16 Tablet.


    Frequently asked Questions about Medrol 16 Tablet

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Medrol Tablet affect hair growth?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Medrol Tablet increases the hair growth on the female's body and this disorder is known as hirsutism. Hirsutism is a condition in which a female develops a male pattern hair growth on areas like face, chest, and back. This usually stems from hormonal imbalances, tumors, and medications. It can be managed by taking treatment, by going for procedures like electrolysis and laser therapy, and by doing plucking, shaving, and waxing.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I discontinue Medrol Tablet on my own?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    No, you should not discontinue Medrol Tablet on your own as that might result in disease relapse and some side effects. You must completely comply with the dosing schedule, never miss a dose, never take an extra dose and never stop taking Medrol Tablet without talking to the doctor. It is, therefore, important that you follow the recommendations of your doctor completely.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Medrol Tablet cause depression or mood change?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Yes, Medrol Tablet can cause depression or mood change. Research suggests that Medrol Tablet lower the serotonin level in the body, and it is known that lowered serotonin levels cause depression and another psychiatric disease.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Medrol Tablet cause headache?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    Yes, Medrol Tablet may cause a headache. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact mechanism of a headache caused by this drug is unknown. If you experience a severe headache after consuming this drug, take a mild painkiller, apply balm and take complete rest, even after this pain does not subside then discuss with your doctor immediately.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is it safe to take Medrol Tablet?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Yes, it is safe to take Medrol Tablet as long as it is prescribed by a doctor and one follows the prescription completely. However, in some people, it may cause some side effects like muscle weakness, headache, weight gain, skin rashes, and vision problem. If you suffer from any of these side effects, please talk to your doctor immediately.    

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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Medrol® methylprednisolone

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 288-289

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