Medrol 16 Mg Tablet
Medrol 16 Mg Tablet is a steroid, which prevents the release of certain chemicals in the body that result in inflammation. The drug is quite effective in the treatment of a number of inflammatory health problems such as gland disorders, lupus, arthritis, psoriasis as well as ulcerative colitis. It also treats various other inflammatory conditions of the lungs, skin, eyes, blood cells, stomach and nervous system of the body.
Drug = Methyl Prednisolone
Strength = 16 Mg
Manufacturer = Pfizer Ltd
How To Take
Take Medrol 16 Mg Tablet by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually with food or milk. Follow your dosing instructions carefully. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Different dosing schedules exist for this medication. If you are not taking the same dose each day or if you take this medication every other day, it may help to mark your calendar with a reminder.
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Increased risk of infection
Reduction in bone density
Damage to the optic nerve or cataracts (indicated by failing eyesight)
Slowing of normal growth in infants, children and adolescents which may be permanent
Round or moon-shaped face (Cushingoidfacies)
Muscle weakness or wasting
Cataracts have been observed in infants born to mothers treated with long-term Medrol 16 Mg Tablet during pregnancy
There is a risk of low birth weight of a baby; this risk can be minimised by taking the lowest effective dose of the Medrol 16 Mg Tablet.
Small amounts of Medrol 16 Mg Tablet may get into breast milk
If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby or are breastfeeding, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine, as it could slow the baby’s growth
Medrol 16 Mg can affect growth in children, so your doctor will prescribe the lowest dose that will be effective for your child
Medrol 16 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Gout which is a type of joint inflammation. Sudden pain at night time and redness of the joints are some of the symptoms of Gout.
Medrol 16 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Psoriasis which is a type of skin disease characterized by red, scaly, and itchy skin patches.
Medrol 16 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Nephrotic syndrome which is a type of kidney disease characterized by swelling around the feet and ankles, weight gain, foamy urine, etc.
Medrol 16 Mg Tablet is used to relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis such as swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints.