Depo Medrol 80mg Injection

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Depo Medrol 80mg Injection

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93.24
2 injections in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Depo Medrol Injection

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Uses of Depo Medrol Injection

Depo Medrol 80mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
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Side effects of Depo Medrol Injection

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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.

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How to use Depo Medrol Injection

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

How Depo Medrol Injection works

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 Depo Medrol Injection

Expert advice for Depo Medrol Injection

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Depo Medrol 80mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Depo Medrol 80mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Depo Medrol 80mg 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.
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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 80mg Injection. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
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Depo Medrol 80mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Depo Medrol 80mg Injection is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Depo Me
drol 80mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Depo Medrol 80mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Methylprednisolone

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