Medicine Overview of Methpred Injection
Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Prednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called as glucocorticosteroids. Prednisolone increases the level of corticosteroids which are already present in the body and helps to treat various inflammatory conditions. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body.
In Depth Information on Methpred Injection
It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
- Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
- You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
- Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
- Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
Methpred Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Methpred 125mg 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.
Methpred 125mg 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.
Methpred 125mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Methpred 125mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Methpred 125mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as careful dose selection and regular monitoring of kidney function tests are advised while you are taking this medicine.
Methpred 125mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Methpred 125mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Methpred Injection
Methpred belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Methpred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
It is advisable to take Methpred for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.
Methpred does not contain penicillin. Methpred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Yes, Methpred does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Methpred is not a pain-killer. Methpred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.
Yes. Methpred is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Methpred belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Methpred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Methpred is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Methpred with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Methpred and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Methpred accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Methpred with antibiotics.
Methpred can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Methpred interacts with these medicines
Taking Methpred with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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