Medicine Overview of Cartipred Tablet
Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Skin scar, Altered bone growth, Cataract, Behavioural changes.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Cartipred 16mg Tablet with food.
Avoid Cartipred 16mg Tablet with dietary sodium.
Methylprednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called as corticosteroids. It increases the level of corticosteroid, which are naturally present in the body and thereby controls inflammation. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body..
In Depth Information on Cartipred Tablet
Do not take the medicine:
- If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
- If you have a serious infection, particularly in the lungs or esophagus, that is untreated.
Do not stop this medicine before recommended duration. Consult your doctor for gradual reduction of dose.Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using methylprednisolone. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease.Inform your doctor before taking the medicine:
- If you are suffering from any infection.
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
Inform your doctor before taking the medicine:
- If you are taking antibiotics for any infection, pain killers or contraceptive pills or any medication for heart disease or peptic ulcer.
- If you are going to undergo any laboratory test.
Stay away from people who are suffering from infections like chicken-pox, measles, shingles or tuberculosis.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cartipred 16mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Cartipred 16mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
n studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Cartipred 16mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Cartipred 16mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cartipred 16mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Cartipr
ed 16mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Cartipred 16mg Tablet
Cartipred is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
No. Cartipred is not a narcotic or an addictive drug
Q. Can I take Cartipred if I have high blood pressure?
You can take Cartipred if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. It is prescribed in such situation when benefit outweighs the risk
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