Medrol (Methylprednisolone) is a prescription that is used for the treatment of many different inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, allergic disorders, gland disorders and other conditions that affect the skin, eyes, lungs, stomach, nervous system or blood cells. It may also be used with other medications in hormone disorders. Methylprednisolone belongs to a class of drugs called glucocorticoids. This medication works by reducing inflammation and changing your body’s immune response. Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor.
Our Canadian Pharmacy currently offers the brand Medrol from India manufactured by Pfizer. The generic Methylprednisolone is available from Turkey also called Prednol by Nustafa Nevzat. The brand Medrol is available in the strength of 4 mg, 8 mg and 16 mg. The generic Methylprednisolone is available from Turkey in the strength of 4 mg.
The common side effects may include acne, appetite changes, dizziness, heartburn, increased sweating, nausea, trouble sleeping and vomiting.
Talk to your doctor immediately, if you have experience any of the following serious side effects such as:
• Bone or joint pain;
• Easy bruising or bleeding;
• Fast or irregular heartbeat;
• Mental or mood changes;
• Muscle weakness or pain;
• Puffy face;
• Slow wound healing;
• Swelling of the ankles, feet and hands;
• Thinning skin;
• Unusual hair or skin growth;
• Vision problems
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
You should not take Medrol if you are allergic to Methylprednisolone or if you have any other allergies. Before you start using this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. This medication may make you dizzy. Alcohol and marijuana can make you dizzier. You should not drive, use machinery or do anything that requires you to be alert until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. This medication should not be used during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. This medication passes into breast milk but is unlikely to harm a nursing infant. Talk to your doctor before breast-feeding.
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