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how many mg is a medrol dose pack

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Medrol: There is no reason not to take a steroid pack every month IF THERe IS medical indication for prescribing that. However steroids taken too frequently ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica pain: is quite often treated successfully with steroid taper, most often using prednisone or methylprednisolone such as Medrol. Kenalog (triamcinolone) ca ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
ItMayIfDueToAllergy: It will only help if the congestion is due to Allergy.But it has to be prescribed by a doctor.You can try over the counter decongestants like sudafed ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: A steroid dosepack is not an effective treatment for acne. Try products such as ProActiv. If it persists see a dermatologist.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Different effect : A Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack is a steroid, that's a very potent anti-inflammatory. If naprosyn's not working, you need to find the cause of ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
It can be neck nerve: This can be a pinched nerve in the neck such as the 5th cervical nerve. You can discuss with your physicians about seeing a neurologist. In the mea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lip swelling: Hello. Yes, ER visit if using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) without resolution. More importantly see an allergist and keep a daily journal. Keep your exp ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: That low of a dose is unlikely to be effective. It also depends what you are taking it for.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Not to often : This needs to be evaluated to clarify why the dosepacks are being given.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
45 years experience Family Medicine
3/yr: Really no limit but typically 3/yr.

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