Zempred

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  • Contains / Salt: Methylprednisolone (8 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Zempred Information

    Zempred is a prescription drug, available for use as Cream, Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis. The alternative uses of Zempred have also been explained below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Zempred. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Common side effects of Zempred include Agitation, Anxiety, Blurred vision. Some other side effects of Zempred have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Zempred normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Zempred has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Zempred has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Zempred related warnings section.

    Zempred is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Tuberculosis (TB), Infections, Peptic Ulcer as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Zempred contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Zempred may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Zempred is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Zempred Benefits & Uses

    Zempred is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Zempred 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
    Adult
    • Disease: Anaphylactic Shock
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 8 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Anaphylactic Shock
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 8 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Anaphylactic Shock
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 8 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Anaphylactic Shock
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Zempred Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Zempred safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Zempred. It is best to stop taking Zempred immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Zempred safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Zempred. Immediately discontinue Zempred if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Zempred on the Kidneys?


      Zempred may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Zempred on the Liver?


      The liver can be affected by Zempred. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Zempred only after medical advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Zempred on the Heart?


      You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Zempred. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate


    Severe Interaction of Zempred with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Zempred Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Zempred

    • Is this Zempred habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Zempred.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Zempred will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Zempred is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


      No, Zempred cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Zempred Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Zempred


      Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Zempred and food will interact.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Zempred


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

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Zempred

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Zempred affect hair growth?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Zempred 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 almost 5 years ago

    Does Zempred cause insomnia?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Zempred causes insomnia. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause of insomnia is unknown. If you experience severe insomnia after taking this drug, then discuss with your doctor immediately and follow his/her instructions.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    How long can I take Zempred?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    You can take Zempred for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. However, taking the extra dose or prolonging the duration of therapy on your own might cause detrimental adverse effects. It is, therefore, necessary to follow the instructions of your doctor completely.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Zempred With Paracetamol?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Zempred can be taken with paracetamol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any unpleasant effects then consult your doctor.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Zempred 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, Zempred 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.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    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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