GRAFMET 500MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR GRAFMET 500mg injection

Methylprednisolone(500mg)

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food
alcohol
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lactation
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It is better to take Grafmet 500mg injection with food.
Avoid Grafmet 500mg injection with dietary sodium.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Grafmet 500mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Methylprednisolone(500mg)

    Grafmet injection uses

    Grafmet 500mg injection is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

    How grafmet 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.
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    Common side effects of grafmet injection

    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.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR GRAFMET injection

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      Rs. 604.76/injection
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      Rs. 589/injection
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    • NEO-DROL 500MG INJECTION
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      Rs. 326/ML of injection
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    Expert advice FOR GRAFMET 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR GRAFMET 500mg injection

    Methylprednisolone

    Q. Is methylprednisolone a steroid oral antibiotic drug?
    Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
    Q. Is methylprednisolone a narcotic or addictive drug?
    No. Methylprednisolone is not a narcotic or an addictive drug
    Q. Is methylprednisolone the same as prednisone, prednisolone, or dexamethasone?
    No. Methylprednisolone, prednisolone, prednisone and dexamethasone are different steroid drugs belonging to the same class
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    Q. Can I take methylprednisolone for strep throat, sinus infection, bronchitis, or poison ivy?
    Methylprednisolone may be effective in skin allergy due to poison ivy. But it should not be taken for suspected bacterial or viral infection including strep throat, sinus infection or bronchitis
    Q. Can I take methylprednisolone with ibuprofen, Nyquil, Benadryl, amoxicillin, Vicodin, or Synthroid?
    Yes, methylprednisolone can be taken with ibuprofen, Nyquil, Benadryl, amoxicillin, Vicodin, or Synthroid (levothyroxine) only if prescribed by your doctor
    Q. Can I take methylprednisolone if I have high blood pressure?
    You can take methylprednisolone if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. It is prescribed in such situation when benefit outweighs the risk
    Q. Does methylprednisolone cause insomnia, constipation, heartburn, weight loss, hair loss, or sweating?
    Yes. Methylprednisolone may cause insomnia, constipation, heartburn, sweating or hair loss. It usually causes weight gain, not weight loss. If you experience any such symptoms, please contact your doctor
    Q. Does methylprednisolone affect birth control?
    Methylprednisolone may affect the protection by oral contraceptive pill. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking methylprednisolone.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)