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Does Methylprednisolone Help Cure Coughing
I have been prescribed methylprednisolone for 2 weeks. My IGE doubled from 780IU to 1300IU in 2 months? What does it mean? I have cough and SOB.
Allergy: elevated IgE is marker for allergy and cough &SOB SIGNIFY resp allergy. It is usually caused by environmental factors like dust molds pollens and foods. Look for the cause and you will reduce need for pred and inhales etc. please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn more about treating the cause of illness. If interested Please make an appointment. ...Read more
Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, ...Read more
Took 5day pred burst 3 weeks ago. Now want to take 7day Medrol pack to ease severe unrelenting cough. Is this safe or too close together?
Dry cough x3wks-no other sx-rx-bronchitis-solu-medrol, pro-air-tess perles-then switched to pred 40mg qd x5days-day3- little imprvment-cxr neg. Now-?
Cough: It see that you smoke, this does not help matters. Diabetes can also cause you to have acid reflux, so does smoking, your cough may not be an infection but from reflux. Try otc Prilosec and see if it helps, take it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Always check with your doctor first to see if the medicine is ok to take in your case before taking it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it okay to take Dextromethorphan while on virtussin AC? For persistent cough, dr gave me virtussin and medrol dose pack.
Usually can do that: Virtussin AC is like Robitussin AC, which is guaifenesin plus codeine. Adding a dose of dextromethorphan (DM) would be like taking the over-the-counter Robitussin DM plus a bit of prescription codeine. Of course, each patient is different, with various reasons for coughing. That means one should ask his own doctor about what to do when a cough won't go away, or recurs, or worsens. ...Read more
I have been having bronchi for at least month. Ear infection, then cold appeared. On Medrol and decongestants, proair inhaler, but can't cough up phlegm?
Hello sir i m taking methylprednisolone (4mg)from last four years. I m a patient of chronic urticaria. Plz help me to withdraw it.?
Need to see Doc: Since you have been on oral steroids for a very long time, any decrease in dosage has to be done very cautiously because of withdrawal symptoms including shock. Therefore, you need to see your doc for controlled and cautious monitoring of your health when the dosage is being decreased over a period of time. ...Read more
I have alot of yellow mucis, I can smell a fowl oder & taste verry bitter dranage. Will methylprednisolone 4mg 21 tablet 6day pack help me?
I was given methylprednisolone and z-pack for bronchitis with asthma today. I cannot sleep. Can I take a Xanax to help sleep?
I m a scuba instr.methylprednisolone help with swelling in my outer ear canal from diving
I flushed with warm water
and am also using ciriax otic dro?
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