A member asked:

Was given medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack for inner ear infection while having vertigo. just started it today. does this usually work for inner ear issues and verti go? i saw ent.

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Dr. Bernstein Joel answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

If the vertigo is the result of inner ear inflammation, virus is the most likely cause. Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak is only a 6 day dose and may not be long enough. Nevertheless, this problem usually disappears without any treatment. The vertigo can be treated with an antihistamine such as meclizine.

Answered Apr 10, 2018



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