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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is a form of cortisone and is a potent antiinflammatory med.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This medication is given for many reasons. It can help with allergic reactions, inflammation, pain. It can have side effects of fluid retention, ins ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience Neurology
See answer below: Solumedrol (methylprednisolone) is frequently used to manage ms relapses. It may take a few days to see the benefit of this therapy. It is usually giv ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
RELAPSES: IV Solumedrol (methylprednisolone) in appropriate dosing over 3 days has reversed relapses in most of my patients, but NOT always. Where poor outcome ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many: Solu-medrol is a form of steroid (glucocorticosteroid). With most medications, there are possible side effects; with steroids, guaranteed. They can ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Not quite: They are similar but different chemical compounds. Both are glucocorticoid steroids. Solu-medrol is methyprednisolone. Decadron is dexamethasone. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Questions: The list of side effects of steroids including solumedrol (methylprednisolone) can fill miltiple pages and could not be answered in such a small space ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: "allergy" to a medication is often used loosely to mean any adverse reaction so its difficult to give a definitive answer without a full history. Both ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Same thing: Solumedrol (methylprednisolone) is simply one version of an injectable cortisone.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (u ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (u ... Read More

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