Medrol

Active Ingredient(s): Methylprednisolone
FDA Approved: * October 24, 1957
Pharm Company: * PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Medrol Overview

Methylprednisolone, sold under the brand names Depo-Medrol and Solu-Medrol among others, is a corticosteroid medication used to suppress the immune system and decrease inflammation.[1] Conditions in which it is used include skin diseases, rheumatic disorders, allergies, asthma, croup, COPD, certain cancers, multiple sclerosis, and as add-on therapy for tuberculosis.[1] It is given by mouth or by injection into a vein or muscle.[1] Serious side e...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylprednisolone

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Epidural Steroid Injections Using Depo Medrol

Has anyone had issues after receiving a spinal epidural injection (Epidural Steroid Injection or ESI) for their back and/or sciatic pain? ## Hello Dennis, I was doing some research on the National Institute of Health's website and I was going to provide you with a list of side effects but the list is so ridiculously long that I feel like it would be overbearing. So instead of doing that I want to ask you what side effects you are experiencing and I will read through the list myself and see if I can find that specific section and give you the answers your asking. If you would actually prefer to look at all of the side effects yourself I have provided the link to the NIH link I was looking at below. [1] METHYLPREDNISOLONE ACETATE Let me know what you want to do and I will further assi...

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When will side effects of methylprednisolone dose pack go aw

I ended up at the ER thinking I was having a heart attack. So I didn't take the last two pills. It has now been a full week after my last dose, and I am still struggling with insomnia, nausea, dizziness, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, heart pounding and high bp. I feel better in the evenings, but then it starts over in the mornings. Does anyone know how much longer these side effects will last? Does anyone have a similar story? ## I'm two weeks past the last dose, and I still have anxiety, nausea/weakness, fast heart beat and trouble sleeping. Can anyone help me get an idea how much longer this will go on? I've been to my Dr twice, and going to a cardiologist tomorrow, all because of this awful methylprednisolone pack. ## Usually it takes about 2 weeks for the side effec...

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I have no voice and pain came back

I took a medrol dosepack 4mg 6 day for pains in my neck that went down to my fingers and they were tingling and going numb. The day after I finshed it I lost my voice and still have no voice a week later and i am starting to get the same pain for which the med was prescribed for. Is this a normal side affect. ## What was the condition that was diagnosed and being treated? The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, fluid retention, and weight gain. Are you on any other medications? Do you have your voice back, yet? ## I have a pinched nerve in my neck. I have nerve damage from surgery 3 years ago. I am on pain meds, muscle relaxers for spasms. I voice is starting to come back a little. I see a neurologist and pain ma...

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Getting worried

Today it's been 3 weeks since my last dose of the methylprednisolone dose pack. I am finally getting some more sleep, but the side effects I am most worried about is my elevated heart rate. Minimal exercise sends it over 100 bpm. When can I expect this to get better? ## You heart rate should go up whenever you are being active. The Mayo Clinic provides a formula for calculating it, subtract your age from 220 and that will give you the maximum heart rate you should hit during exercise/activity. For example, I am 45, subtracting that from 220 gives me 175, so when being active, or exercising, my heart rate should not exceed that number. It is far more dangerous to have a very elevated heart rate, when you are at rest. Have you checked your resting rate? ## My resting rate is on the 80...

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medrol dose pack

I took this about 1 week ago.I didn't finish it. My Doctor just called in another prisciption for this. Is it OK to take it so close together? ## Hello, Kayla! How are you? For resolution of your symptoms, you should follow your doctor's instructions. If you didn't finish the first one, you likely need to start over and finish the full pack. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia and acne. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I took my dinner dose of medrol late. I took it at about 11:00 pm est. I had my lunch dose at around two and fell asleep due to a headache (side effect). It is now 12:50 am est... How long do I have to wait to take my bedtime dose or should I skip it and take my morning...

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how long does it take for a Medrol pack to work

I had an allergic reaction to the Dermabond used as glue after my surgery. I was prescribed a Medrol 4mg dose pack. I have been on it for 2 days now and no improvement. How long does it usually take to see improvement? I am still red, swollen and itching badly. ## Hello, Debbie! How are you? It may take several days, before you start to see improvement. Has there been any change, yet? The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, acne and insomnia. How is the itching? You may want to ask your doctor what you can take to help relieve it. ## I just had the same thing happen in response to Dermabond. It's awful!!! Doctor just prescribed the Medrol pack. How long did it take for the itching and rash to subside for you? ## I get really bad hayf...

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Multiple sclerosis

I Have Optic Neuritis Primary Stage Of Ms. Now Pain In Left Eye And Slight Blurred Vision. 3 months ago, I had blurred vision and my doctor had prescribed Medrol 16 mg and at another time Omnacortil 20 and 10 mg. I would like to know which one to take now. Considering the side effects of medrol, i want to know if I can take omnacortil 10 mg? ## I am suffering from multiple sclerosis, left portion of my body is effected most, i have problem while walking, i cant lift my left leg properly and cant bend it while walking, i have blurred vision, cant read properly, my stool are not normal. is there any harm taking omnacortill- 10mg daily. ## I recently went through the blurred and doubled vision. And my doctor gave me a list of medicines and told me to pick out one. Someone please help me. I...

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White pill, it is oval ## Medrol, else known as methylPREDNIsolone. ## This is steroid class medication that is most commonly used to treat inflammation. immune disorders, and allergic reactions. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, weight gain, and fluid retention. Are you on any other medications?

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medrol 4MG DOSEPAK 21'S

I was prescribed: medrol dose pak VICODIN 5/500 and Motrin 800 mg tablets recently for a kidney stone by an emergency Dr in SFCA. Fifteen days later I rushed to the same emergency room feeling svere pain in my stomach. Upon arrival my blood pressure checked at 85/62. I was immediately admitted to the IC unit where a stomach specialist and a staff doctor found that I was bleeding internally. Neither of these two doctors could locate the source of the bleeding. Before I was released approx. 32 hours later I reviewed my patient discharge instructions from the first kidney stone visit-to my surprise the instructions clearly state:WARNING: Do not take IBUPROFEN with prenisone since this increases the risk of getting a bleeding ulcer. I asked the staff doctor why the hospital would prescribe ...

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midral

tension headaches ## Do you mean Medrol? ## Medrol is a steroid class medication that is used to treat allergic reactions, and immune disorders. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, fluid retention, and weight changes. Did you mean that it has caused a headache, or do you want to use it to treat a tension headache?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methylprednisolone
  • Enema: 40mg/bot
  • Injection: 1000mg, 125mg, 125mg/vial, 1g, 1gm/vial, 20mg/ml, 2g, 2gm/vial, 40mg, 40mg/ml, 40mg/vial, 500mg, 500mg/vial, 80mg, 80mg/ml
  • Tablet: 16mg, 24mg, 2mg, 32mg, 4mg, 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Medrol: (13 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-0020 Medrol 2 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-0022 Medrol 8 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-0049 Medrol 2 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-0056 Medrol Dosepak by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-0073 Medrol 16 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-0176 Medrol 32 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 0009-3547 Medrol 4 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia & Upjohn Company
  • 16590-879 Medrol 4 mg Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA
  • 49349-564 Medrol 32 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 49349-957 Medrol 4 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 50090-0092 Medrol 4 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-0327 Medrol Dosepak by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54771-3547 Medrol 4 mg Oral Tablet by Zoetis Inc.

Other drugs which contain Methylprednisolone or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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Recently, I had a scheduled appointment with my primary physician. I had a chest cold, which is rare for me. The doctor ... 3 replies
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How fast will this work for facial swelling? I'm on day two and see no difference. ## It really depends on what has ... 2 replies
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