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how to relieve constipation from methylprednisolone

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Many who take these anti-inflammatory steroids get the munchies & overeat. If you have self discipline this can be minimized. Some may transiently ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Not likely . . .: Antibiotics typically lead to diarrhea rather than constipation as they tend to alter the balance of gut bacteria. Clostridium difficile colitis is a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Maughon
23 years experience Pain Management
Depomedrol (methylprednisolone) safety: It can be repeated quarterly depending on the dose. I personally do not perform them monthly as i feel the dangers-osteopenia, adrenal suppression- ou ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Umanoff
39 years experience Pain Management
Steroids: Oral steroids indicated for acute short term relief. Overuse can result in severe gastric issues as well as adrenal suppression. Best to see a physici ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Hopefully, long term: But there is no guarantee at all. In addition, there should be other treatments like an arch support, stretching an ice. I don't think as a stand alon ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
23 years experience Urgent Care
Probably: You probably do. Please return to the doctor who prescribed the Medrol (methylprednisolone) Pak for reevaluation.
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO!!: Never mix Medrol or any cortisone derivative with an NSAID ( Advil, Aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, aspirin): it can and eventually will cause stomach ir ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neuralgia: A steroid treatment will help symptoms to some extent, but neuralgia is often treated with gabapentin. Trigeminal neuralgia can be associated with a ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
I'm afraid: you may have impacted Cerumen (Ear Wax) which the steroid will not help!! Did the presriber look in your ears?? If so and no wax it sounds like you ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The Medrol (methylprednisolone) shot is a long acting steroid, the oral prednisone is rapid and short acting.
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