Medrol 8mg (Methylprednisolone) Tablets
Medrol 8mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat a wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin and eye disorders, and systemic lupus erythematosus. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation.
Medrol 8mg Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. The dose and duration will depend on what you are being treated for. You should always take the amount prescribed. Do not take a larger dose or use it more often. Keep taking it regularly even if you feel well. Some conditions will become worse if you stop using this medicine.
The most common side effects of this medicine include skin thinning, increased risk of infection, reduction in bone density, weight gain, and mood changes. If these side effects bother you or do not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. The use of this medicine may lower your ability to fight infections so avoid being near people who might pass on infections such as measles, chickenpox, or flu.
Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have brittle bones (osteoporosis), mood disorders, high blood pressure, or liver disease. Also, tell your doctor if you have diabetes, this medicine may increase blood glucose levels which can cause or worsen diabetes. Many other drugs may affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all other medicines you are using, to make sure it is safe. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
USES OF MEDROL TABLET
- Treatment of Rheumatic disorder
- Treatment of Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
- Treatment of Allergic conditions
- Treatment of Eye disorders
- Treatment of Skin disorders
BENEFITS OF MEDROL TABLET
In Treatment of Rheumatic disorder
In Treatment of Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
In Treatment of Allergic conditions
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 Eye disorders
In Treatment of Skin disorders
SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDROL TABLET
Common side effects of Medrol
- Thinning of skin
- Increased risk of infection
- Reduction in bone density
- Weight gain
- Mood changes
- Upset stomach
- Behavioral changes