A 22-year-old male asked:
Is it normal to have high amounts of energy and hunger while on a medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack?
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Dr. Charles Turckanswered
Pharmacology 19 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. The medication has a variety of effects. Other people noticed increased alertness, even possibly irritability. In addition to having anti-inflammatory properties - which it looks like is the reason you're taking the medication - one of the other things this drug clas does is mimic and stimulate the body's fight or flight response. And that is consistent with what you're noticing now.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
How often can a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack be taken?
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Dr. Edwin Schulleranswered
Family Medicine 47 years experience
3/yr: Really no limit but typically 3/yr.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 21, 2017
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