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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Stop it.: You may need benadryl (diphenhydramine). I have not seen it, and the paradox is that steroids treat allergies. This may be a side-effect. There are q ... Read More
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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What kind?: Allergy to steroids is extremely rare. Side effects are common. What are your symptoms? If you don't have hives, you likely have a side effect and not ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
There are many.: There are quite a few corticosteroids available. Most would have no allergy effects. However with any steroid, taken orally or by injection, some peo ... Read More
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Really?: What do you mean by allergy? Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a corticosteroid and allergy does not occur to it. If you are intolerant of it there are a ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Carter
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Yes: Other answers have indicated that there is no allergy to methylprednisolone. This is categorically incorrect. You may have a delayed type hypersensi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
DepoMedrol allergy: DepoMedrol (methylprednisolone) - is a corticosteroid medication that is used to treat inflammatory conditions. See: https://www.drugs.com/methylp ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Doesn't cause brady: -cardia, other medicines on board, metoprolol and bisoprolol would, methylprednisolone would lead to fluid retention, hence increased blood pressure, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
No: A 6-day flare isn't long enough to cause that kind of side-effect. Get better soon!
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lower dose: You are on a much lower dose of Medrol (methylprednisolone) today than yesterday. Check with your doctor to see if you should be staying on a larger d ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Yes: Your HPA axis got suppressed by taking methylprednisolone pack and gave you a secondary adrenal insufficiency. Prednisone given as a single morning ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Barth
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Consider auto-immune: This condition should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist as that seems fairly extreme for an environmental eye irritation. It is possible that the con ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Check allergy: With your situation allergy needs to be investigated. Please see an allergist.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Allergies: you have to give the steroids some time to work. It isn't instantaneous. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be taken at a dose of 25-50 mg every 6 hours ... Read More
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