Methylprednisolone

FDA Approved: * February 15, 1980
Pharm Company: * ELKINS SINN
Category: Arthritis

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



Methylprednisolone 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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Lingering side effects of methylprednisolone

I ended up at the ER thinking I was having a heart attack. So I didn't take the last two pills of my dose pack. 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? ## Has anyone else have this problem with lingering side effects? Can you share how long? ## Hi Fed Up - I have had almost the exact symptoms as you except I also had insomnia while taking the pack. (Almost no sleep for 3-4 days.) I finished it though. I had my last one 3 days ago and since then I have gotten a bit more sleep, but now have...

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Methylprednisolone Tablets Usp 4 Mg

What are the possible side effects of methyiprednisolne 4mg tablets? ## Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid drug that is used to treat various medical conditions, such as allergic reactions and inflammation. Its side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, weight changes and fluid retention. Learn more: Are there any other comments or questions? ## Ok I'm taking these pills and I'm starting to have diahara,?does these pill cause weight loss...I'm taking these pills for headache...I pretty sure it work for headache.... ## What are side effects? Taking this and it seems like i am getting worse. My eye is constantly draining and my nasal drain has gotten worse. also feel my cheekbones sore around my gums too. what is going on. ## I experienced male left breast tenderness, s...

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Methylprednisolone and blood pressure

I started the Methylprednisolone dose pack for sciatica yesterday and my blood pressure was 98/78 and pulse 89. Today my blood pressure was 121/98 and pulse 109. ## That is normal, Methylprednisolone is a steroid class medication and it is well know to cause elevated blood pressure and heart rate as side effects, according to FDA reports, you may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, weight changes, and acne. How are you doing, now? Has there been any change?

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Methylprednisolone 4mg pak for sinus infection along with cephalexin 500mg (twice daily)

I took Methylpredinisolone 4mg pak for 6 days, like 2 days later my headaches are so bad and its all day, yesterday headaches were all day and today same thing. took advil help a little bit.... first I thought it was my sinuses but now I just think its the after effects of stopping the medication?? is this common??? ## Hello, ETAZ01! How are you? I'm sorry about the headaches. Yes, it is possible. The FDA classifies Methylprednisolone as a steroid class medication, so it can cause that, as well as nausea, dizziness, insomnia and elevated blood pressure. It may even be a combination of both having taking the medication and your sinuses. The antibiotic can also cause headaches, in some people that take it. How many more days of it do you have to take? Other antibiotic side effects may...

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Pain on Methylprednisolone

This is my second day on this drug and it was wonderful the next day after taking it. Took it for awful pain just below my neck and pain in lower back. Horrible for RA. Second day pain came back in lower back. Hurts, so is it not working now and is this unusual? ## Hello, Jo! How are you? Methylprednisolone is not an analgesic. It is classified by the FDA as a steroid, so while it may relieve pain a little, because it can help relieve inflammation, it will not alleviate all of it and it can cause some serous side effects. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, fluid retention, elevated heart rate, elevated blood pressure and weight gain. Was this medication prescribed by your doctor? ## Yes it was prescribed by Dr. And after presidone dident wor well he put me on ...

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What can I take for headaches while taking 4mg Methylprednis

Hi I am taking 4mg of Methylprednisoolone for trigger finger. I am experiencing headache what can I take to help relieve this. ## As long as your doctor approves, you should be able to take Acetaminophen (Tylenol), but you should check with them, first. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness and headache. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can I take benadryl diphenhydramine with methylprednisolone tablet4 mg .u have a lot of muscus in my throat. I think I'm having a allergic reaction behind the steroids pills ## What headache med can I take...I’m currently taking Medrol 4mg and I have an excusiating headache??

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When is methylprednisolone most significant during 6 day dos

I’m taking the 21 tablet, 6 day pack of methylprednisolone. I’m wondering when is the medicine at it’s highest level of potency during the 6 day (or after) period? I’m taking this to have oral serger because the nerve would not numb for a root canal. Apparently I have what is referred to as “angry nerve?” I was asked to start the Rx 3 days prior to surgery (6 pils the first day and decreasing one a day till gone). Today is my appointment for the root canal and I’ll be taking 3 pills (one prior to appointment). I guess I’m just wondering if the drug is still as strong in my system having taken only one before surgery? ## This is a steroid class medication, so it will not alleviate an infection, or pain, it is used to reduce the inflammation...

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Taking Methylprednisolone and Valacyclovir HCL

I have some white and red patches on my tongue. Doctor prescribed me Methylprednisolone 4mg and first day should take 6 tablets and i should gradually decrease one tablet. And also he gave Valacyclovir HCL 1gm 3 times a day. I started taking this medicine and i took it for one day and next day one tablet, i am felling so depressed and i am feeling tensed and little heavy heart beat than usual. Now i am not feeling like to take that medicine. After a small research i got to know that steroids are not good for health. it even effects immune system. And I am just 25. I don't want to add some more problems for my future. Please help me in some way. Is it okay if i stop taking this medicine suddenly. ## What diagnosis did your doctor provide? Valacyclovir is usually used to treat, or pre...

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What is an alternative to Methylprednisolone?

My daughter just started taking this and she is already vomiting profusely... I have been reading this stuff from others, I have to tell you this scares me to death..she is a young mother of 2 who has had constant sinus infections, had surgery on her sinuses and infection comes right back again. She has lost her sense of smell, her business has had to shut down. I am concerned, I want her to get better but at what expense. Is there any other alternative to this craziness? ## I am very sorry about what she has been going through. My husband has dealt with similar issues, and just had to have sinus surgery, yesterday and we are hoping it resolves his issues. What type of sinus surgery was done on your daughter? Have they given her any antibiotics? Methylprednisolone will not treat an infe...

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Stopped medrol pack early

I went to the ER on Christmas due to an unknown allergic reaction to some sort of food I ate. After all was said and done, I was given a prescription for a 4mg Medrol dose pack, one for benadryl and one for zantac (explained to me as a catalyst for the other two medications). I continued dosage as instructed through the third day. The fourth day, I took the before breakfast dose and none others. The entire time on the medrol, I had EXTREME (6 bottles of water in 2 hours) thirst, woke up several times a night to urinate, elevated bp and heart rate. I was anxious, wired, my chest was tight, my face was burning red, I was sweating significantly more than normal, and my personality was gone. I said maybe 20 words total the days I was on it, and my brain felt empty. It was very hard to conce...

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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 Methylprednisolone: (98 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0179-0124 Methylprednisolone 16 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0591-0790 Methylprednisolone 4 mg Oral Tablet 21 Count Pack by Watson Labs
  • 0603-4593 Methylprednisolone 4 mg Oral Tablet 21 Count Pack by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0703-0031 Methylprednisolone Acetate 40 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intrasynovial; Soft Tissue Injection, Suspension by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0703-0043 Methylprednisolone 40 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intrasynovial; Soft Tissue Injection by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc
  • 0703-0045 Methylprednisolone 40 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc
  • 0703-0051 Methylprednisolone Acetate 80 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intrasynovial; Soft Tissue Injection, Suspension by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0703-0063 Methylprednisolone 80 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intrasynovial; Soft Tissue Injection by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc
  • 0781-3131 Methylprednisolone Acetate 40 mg/ml Intra-articular; Intralesional; Intramuscular; Parenteral; Soft Tissue Injection, Suspension by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-3132 Methylprednisolone Acetate 80 mg/ml Intra-articular; Intralesional; Intramuscular; Parenteral; Soft Tissue Injection, Suspension by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-3136 Methylprednisolone Acetate 40 mg/ml Intra-articular; Intralesional; Intramuscular; Soft Tissue Injection, Suspension by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-3137 Methylprednisolone Acetate 80 mg/ml Intra-articular; Intralesional; Intramuscular; Soft Tissue Injection, Suspension by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5022 Methylprednisolone 4 mg Oral Tablet 21 Count Pack by Sandoz Inc
  • 0904-6574 Methylprednisolone 4 mg Oral Tablet by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 16590-149 Methylprednisolone 4 mg Oral Tablet 21 Count Pack by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 21695-080 Methylprednisolone 4 mg Oral Tablet 21 Count Pack by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 21695-849 Methylprednisolone Acetate 40 mg/ml Intra-articular; Intralesional; Intramuscular; Parenteral; Soft Tissue Injection, Suspension by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-850 Methylprednisolone Acetate 80 mg/ml Intra-articular; Intralesional; Intramuscular; Parenteral; Soft Tissue Injection, Suspension by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 33261-335 Methylprednisolone 4 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Aidarex Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 35356-763 Methylprednisolone 4 mg Oral Tablet 21 Count Pack by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
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Other drugs which contain Methylprednisolone or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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Methylprednisolone Tablets Usp 4 Mg
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I took Methylpredinisolone 4mg pak for 6 days, like 2 days later my headaches are so bad and its all day, yesterday head... 7 replies
Methylprednisolone Nausea a week later?
Last week I stopped the 6 day course on day three because of sever side effects. I took this medicine two months ago I f... 6 replies
methylprednisolone 4mg dose pack
I was given the 4mg 5 day dose pack of methylprednisolone for an allergic reaction that caused swelling of my lips and f... 4 replies
Methylprednisolone 500mg
my sons MRI scan has shown inflamation/swelling of the lining of his spinal cord near his neck. he is seeing a neurologi... 4 replies
methylprednisolone 4mg tab
I am curious, why not methylprednisolone tab 2 or 4mg is not available in Dublin..since it is used in patients with infl... 4 replies
methylprednisolone talet 4 m.g.
## I was just prescribed this med. and am afraid to take it. ## Why are you afraid to take it? It is generic prednisone ... 4 replies
Methylprednisolone pack + Flonase = No more allergies or anxiety!
I have had nothing but positive experiences since I started taking methylprednisolone for my allergies. I went to the do... 3 replies
Methylprednisolone dosage pack
I was prescribed methylprednisolone yesterday and took day all 6 pills, now I have a horrible headache. I've had ulc... 2 replies
Methylprednisolone 21 pack
I started taking the medication yesterday and took 6, today i take 5, then 4, and 3, etc so for 6 days total. I am takin... 2 replies






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