Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection

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Overview

Uses of Depo-Medrol Suspension for Injection

Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Depo-Medrol Suspension for Injection side effects

Common
  • Skin thinning
  • Diabetes
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Stomach upset
  • Behavioural changes

How to use Depo-Medrol Suspension for Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Depo-Medrol Suspension for Injection works

Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Depo-Medrol Suspension for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE
Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection is used to treat a variety of conditions that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Depo-Medrol 40 mg/ml Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Depo-Medrol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Depo-Medrol

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I had faced cough & fever in every 1/2 month from last 14 years.Recently,my blood test shows eosinophilia 14%
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Eosinophil count is raised in allergic conditions and those allergic conditions can be cause of recurring cough n symptoms of upper respiratory tract disease Consult your physician He might want to prescribe you meds to reduce this count and suppress allergy
Dear Dr. One of my friend son 6 years old boy is using Montair LC for allergy. Is theier any problems by using this tablet. Medical Shoppers told that usually using this tablets elders only.
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
For kids, Montair LC is available as Montair LC KID tablet and Montair LC KID syrup. It contains Montelukast (4mg) and Levocetrizine (2.5mg). Montelukast is used to prevent and treat asthma, seasonal and year round allergies (hay fever), and prevent exercise-induced asthma. Levocetirizine is used to treat symptoms of allergic conditions such as allergic fever (hay fever), year-round allergies like dust or pet allergies and chronic nettle rash. It is best to take the drug at bedtime as it can make you drowsy.
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FAQs

Q. Is Depo-Medrol a steroid or an antibiotic drug?

Depo-Medrol is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic

Q. Is Depo-Medrol a narcotic or addictive drug?

No. Depo-Medrol is not a narcotic or an addictive drug

Q. Can I take Depo-Medrol if I have high blood pressure?

You can take Depo-Medrol 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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70.53
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