Medrol 4mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin and eye disorders, and systemic lupus erythematosus. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation.
- Methylprednisolone IP…………………… 4 mg
- Excipients……………. q.s.
Dosage: As directed by the Physician.
Storage: Preserve in well-closed, light-resistant containers and store at controlled room temperature.
Manufactured by: Plizer Italia S.r.L., Italy
Marketed by: Plizer Products India Pvt. Ltd., India.
Methylprednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid, primarily prescribed for its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects. It is either used at low doses for chronic illnesses or used concomitantly at high doses during acute flares.
Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid medicine that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Methylprednisolone is used to treat many different inflammatory conditions such arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, allergic disorders, gland (endocrine) disorders, and conditions that affect the skin, eyes, lungs, stomach, nervous system, or blood cells. Methylprednisolone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Medrol 4mg Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. The dose and duration will depend on what you are being treated for. You should always take the amount prescribed. Do not take a larger dose or use it more often. Keep taking it regularly even if you feel well. Some conditions will become worse if you stop using this medicine.
The most common side effects of this medicine include skin thinning, increased risk of infection, reduction in bone density, weight gain, and mood changes. If these side effects bother you or do not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. The use of this medicine may lower your ability to fight infections so avoid being near people who might pass on infections such as measles, chickenpox, or flu.
Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have brittle bones (osteoporosis), mood disorders, high blood pressure, or liver disease. Also, tell your doctor if you have diabetes, this medicine may increase blood glucose levels which can cause or worsen diabetes. Many other drugs may affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all other medicines you are using, to make sure it is safe. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.