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Henderson, TX
A 42-year-old female asked:

What is depo-provera medrol (methylprednisolone) for?

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Dr. Shari Jackson
Radiology 21 years experience
Antiinflammatory: Depo Medrol (methylprednisolone) is a type of anti-inflammatory steroid (glucocorticoid). It is most typically used for injections into muscles or joints to relieve pain from a number of different conditions. See http://www.Rxlist.Com/depo-medrol-drug/indications-dosage.Htm for complete list of recommended uses.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: It is a local cortisone used to treat arthritis, tendinitis or bursitis.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) same as dexamethasone?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: Depomedrol (methylprednisolone) is an acetylated steroid that is used for local injection and has little systemic effect. Dexamethasone (decadron) is a systemic steroid.
Belleville, IL
A 31-year-old female asked:

Is Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) safe?

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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 16 years experience
Yes it is: Yes it is. Only use medications prescribed by your doctor. Every medication has side effects.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2019

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