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A 27-year-old female 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
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
Possible: 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.
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