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Methpred 500mg Injection

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Product introduction

Methpred 500mg Injection is a steroid. It is used to treat a wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin and eye disorders, and nephrotic syndrome. It suppresses the immune system and provides relief from inflammation.

Methpred 500mg Injection is generally given by a doctor or a nurse. Do not self-administered the injection at home. To get the most benefit, get this injection at evenly spaced times and continue using it until your prescription is finished, even if your symptoms disappear after a few days.

The most common side effects of this medicine include mood changes, upset stomach, and pain, swelling, or redness at the site of injection. You could ask your doctor about ways of preventing or reducing these effects. You should stop taking it straight away if you have any signs of an allergic reaction. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, throat, or face, swallowing or breathing problems, feeling dizzy or faint, and nausea.

Benefits of Methpred Injection

In Treatment of Severe allergic reactions

Methpred 500mg Injection is a corticosteroid. In addition to the many other benefits, it can be used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions. This medicine works by reducing the inflammation associated with allergies. It is a highly effective medicine. Take it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor to get most benefit from it.

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Methpred 500mg Injection prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions including arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis which affect the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.
This medicine is given orally (by mouth). You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

In Treatment of Rheumatic disorder

Methpred 500mg Injection prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions including arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis and conditions which affect the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.
This medicine should always be taken as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

In Treatment of Skin disorders

Methpred 500mg Injection prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions of the skin such as eczema, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.

In Treatment of Eye disorders

Methpred 500mg Injection helps relieve symptoms of eye infections such as redness, swelling, itching and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after a week, talk to your doctor.

In Treatment of Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney disorder that causes your body to pass too much protein in your urine accompanied with excessive swelling over various parts of the body such as around the eyes and in the feet and ankles. Methpred 500mg Injection works by suppressing the immune system thereby reducing inflammation and swelling that occur in nephrotic syndrome. It reduces the protein in the urine and also helps in getting rid of the extra fluid, thereby relieving the swelling over different parts of the body. This helps to restore the normal kidney function and prevents further damage to the kidneys.

Side effects of Methpred Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Methpred

  • Reduction in bone density
  • Upset stomach
  • Behavioral changes
  • Mood changes
  • Weight gain

How to use Methpred Injection

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

How Methpred Injection works

Methpred 500mg Injection is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Methpred 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Methpred 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Methpred 500mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Methpred 500mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Methpred 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Methpred 500mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Methpred 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Methpred 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • Methpred 500mg Injection 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.
  • Methpred 500mg Injection 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 Methpred 500mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Methpred 500mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with drugs

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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Serious
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Brand(s): Amfocare
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Patient concerns

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What is the cause of increase level of IgE
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello , it generally increase in allergic disorders. But sometimes it may also suggest underlying serious blood disorders. Please consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options. An opinion of pediatric hrmatologist may also be required.
Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
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References

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  3. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-98. [Accessed 03 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link

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