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Methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone Information

Methylprednisolone Benefits & Uses

Methylprednisolone is used to treat the following -

Methylprednisolone 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.

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Ingredients of Methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Methylprednisolone is used -

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Redistribution/accumulation of body fat
  3. Bone degradation
  4. Increased risk of infection
  5. Muscle disorders
  6. Increased blood pressure
  7. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  8. Skin scar
  9. Altered bone growth
  10. Cataract दुर्लभ
  11. Unusual behavior
  12. Agitation
  13. Anxiety सामान्य
  14. Blurred vision
  15. Dizziness सामान्य
  16. Headache सामान्य
  17. Irritability
  18. Nervousness

Methylprednisolone Related Warnings

Is the use of Methylprednisolone safe for pregnant women?

Moderate

Is the use of Methylprednisolone safe during breastfeeding?

Moderate

What is the effect of Methylprednisolone on the Kidneys?

Moderate

What is the effect of Methylprednisolone on the Liver?

Moderate

What is the effect of Methylprednisolone on the Heart?

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Methylprednisolone with Other Drugs

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

Leflunomide

Adalimumab

Bupropion

Ciprofloxacin

Amoxicillin,Omeprazole,Clarithromycin

    Captopril

    Methylprednisolone Contraindications

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

    1. Tuberculosis (TB)
    2. Dehydration
    3. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    4. Infections
    5. Allergy
    6. Peptic Ulcer
    7. Electrolyte Imbalance
    8. Heart Attack
    9. Diabetes

    Frequently asked Questions about Methylprednisolone

    Is this Methylprednisolone habit forming or addictive?

    No

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

    Safe

    Is it safe?

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No

    Methylprednisolone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Methylprednisolone

    Unknown

    Interaction between Alcohol and Methylprednisolone

    Unknown
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Medrol® methylprednisolone
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 288-289