Grafmet 500mg Injection

Panacea Biotec Ltd

Composition for Grafmet 500mg Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial

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Medicine Overview of Grafmet Injection


Uses of Grafmet Injection

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

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.


How to use Grafmet Injection

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

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..

In Depth Information on Grafmet Injection

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.
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Special precautions for Grafmet 500mg Injection
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.
Grafmet 500mg Injection should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

Grafmet 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get affected symptoms like dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances.
There is limited information available on the use of Grafmet
500mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Grafmet 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Methylprednisolone

Grafmet is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
No. Grafmet is not a narcotic or an addictive drug
Q. Can I take Grafmet if I have high blood pressure?
You can take Grafmet 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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