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Mepred 16 mg Tablet


Uses of Mepred Tablet

Mepred 16 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Mepred Tablet side effects

  • Skin thinning
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Stomach upset
  • Behavioural changes
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Mepred Tablet

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. Mepred 16 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Mepred 16 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Mepred Tablet works

Mepred 16 mg Tablet is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Mepred Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mepred 16 mg 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.
Mepred 16 mg Tablet 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Mepred 16 mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Mepred 16 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Mepred 16 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Mepred 16 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Mepred 16 mg Tablet helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Mepred 16 mg Tablet 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 Mepred 16 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Mepred 16 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mepred

We are doing treatment on nephrotic-syndrome for my daughter. I need a list of food items which she can have in this period also fruit names pls.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
A healthy diet for Nephrotic Syndrome patients consists of low salt, low fat and low cholesterol, with emphasis on fruits and vegetables.Foods that can be taken: Cow's milk, skimmed milk Yogurt Wheat, cereals, sprouts, pulses and legumes such as tur dal, moong dal, rajmah, chana, lentils (masoor), etc. Eggs, fish, dry fish, chicken, lean meat, etc. Vegetables and fruits Soups, sauces, chocolate drinks, juices, etc (but with low sodium content) Wafers, popcorns, chutneys which are prepared in less salt. Moderate to low intake of vegetable oils, butter and mayonnaise. Noodles, spaghetti, pancakes, etc (low in salt)
Hi sir/Madam, my son completed 4 months on March 10th ( born on November 10, 2016). Some times I see that his eyes are not in co ordination with eachothet. I have attached a pic that I took yesterday for your reference. Last time ( he was 3 months old) when I met pediatrician he told it's normal till 4 or 5 months in kids. I wanted to check if this is normal and how long will it take to be like us. Or should I check with an eye specialist ? Pls help.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, generally the accommodation and focussing of eyes happen by 5 months of age. If you notice any problem, please take an opinion of ophthalmologist to rule out congenital eye disorders.
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Q. Is Mepred a steroid or an antibiotic drug?

Mepred is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic

Q. Is Mepred a narcotic or addictive drug?

No. Mepred is not a narcotic or an addictive drug

Q. Can I take Mepred if I have high blood pressure?

You can take Mepred if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. It is prescribed in such situation when benefit outweighs the risk

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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