What is medrol?
Chemical Name: METHYLPREDNISOLONE (meth-ill-pred-NISS-oh-lone)
What is Medrol (Methylprednisolone)? Medrol is a corticosteroid similar to a natural hormone produced by your adrenal glands. Medrol relieves inflammation and is used to treat certain forms of arthritis, skin diseases, blood diseases, kidney diseases, eye conditions, thyroid and intestinal disorders, severe allergiesm and asthma. Medrol may also be used to prevent rejection of transplanted organs and certain types of cancer.
Medrol comes in two different dosages:
- Medrol 4mg
- Medrol 2mg
Methylprednisolone 4mg or Methylprednisolone 2mg may also be used with other medications in hormone disorders. You can easily purchase such medicine from Canada Pharmacy. It’ll be delivered right to your doorstep without having to worry about delivery hassles and doubts about quality.
Your dosage will depend on the prescription you are provided. Medrol is to be taken orally, preferably with milk or food. The dose you are prescribed depends on your medical condition and on the way your body is reacting to this medication.
You must not increase your dosage or prolong it without consulting your doctor. Taking more of this medication than prescribed or taking the medication well before the prescribed time will not, in any way, speed up your recovery. This would only lead to higher risk of the medication’s side effects.
The active ingredient is Methylprednisolone.
- Calcium stearate
- Mineral oil
This medicine is gluten-free. Each white, elliptical, cross-scored tablet, engraved “Medrol 16”, contains methylprednisolone 16 mg.
- Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor.
- Consult your doctor if you feel pain in your bones.
- Check with your doctor right away if blurred vision, difficulty in reading, eye pain, or any other change in vision occurs during or after treatment. Your doctor may want you to have your eyes checked by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor).
This medicine may make you vulnerable to more infections than usual.
This medicine may cause
- Changes in mood or behavior
- Mood swings
- A false or unusual sense of well-being
- Trouble with sleeping
- Personality changes