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Going Off Medrol
Placed on high dose Lasix for z2 weeks following Medrol reaction. Went off lasix, up 7 lbs. what is going on $& for approx how long?
Fluid status: It sounds like you need a really good workup by a good internist perhaps. There are so many things that I do not know about you or what is going on. What you are describing does not sound at all normal to me. ...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
I'm going camping, with access to only fish, which allergic to. What dose and dosing frequency of medrol will prevent anaphylaxis to the fish I'll be eating?
You must: take an epipen with you. If you are truly allergic to fish I would not risk anaphylaxis shock. This is a very serious condition that can be easily avoided. If you are going to eat it (which I would not recommend doing), make sure you have Benadryl 25-50 mg so that if you start to feel itchy you can take 50 mg of Benadryl. However if you have more than that you will need an epipen for sure! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My pm dr put me on medrol pack for my back and leg pain (inflammation )but it hasn't helped AT ALL! What could be going on?
How long does it take for an ibuprophine-related rash under treatment with Medrol pack to go away? Day two, the rash and extreme itch haven't abated ,
Rash: Usually about 4 to 7 days although if the severity of the reaction is pronouinced and the steroid is not given for enough time, it can reemerge after the Medrol dose pack wears off. It is worth noting that a reaction to a medication can develop up to 6 weeks after the medication is stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I finished sulo medrol iv today for ms. I'm having swelling from my knees down to my feet.how long it last. going back to work and I stand for 10 hrs?
Is it ok to be put on the medrol dose pack more then twice? It seems to help for the time & then once finished my pain is back where it started. I'm awaiting my appointment with pain management. I was going to see if my PCP would prescribe another medrol
Medrol D pack limits: Hello. Can't keep taking Medrol Dose packs back to back. Oral steroids are not without risks ( diabetes, osteoporosis, weight gain, glaucoma, cataracts, fluid retention, depressed metabolism, mood swings, etc.). Your upcoming visit with pain management should help you manage these back pain attacks with treatments which will cause you the least amount of harm for BOTH the short and long term. ...Read more
Gout attack going on 2,weeks 8 mg of dexamethasone in joint almost done with Medrol pack. Still in pain. Norxo 7.5 no response. Allergic to nsaids.
Colchicine: Colchicine, that I see listed in your meds, is alternatively used in higher than maintenance doses to control inflammation in gout attacks. Was the diagnosis made clinically or based on crystals seen on the aspirate? Talk to your treating doctor since is unusual for a gout attack to last so long. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Still having muscle/joint pain that is severe from a injury visted the urgent care priscibed Medrol and flexeril no help can I go back if pain contiue?
Would it be okay to go back to urgent care if medicine ant working for severe muscle/ joint pain . Priscibed Medrol n flexeril?
I'm currently on a medrol dose pack for the second time d/t a MVA about a month ago. I have a prickly/tingling sensation that goes down my left arm along with a achy feeling in my elbow that goes to my thumb & hand. It's going to be a month until I can se
It can be neck nerve: This can be a pinched nerve in the neck such as the 5th cervical nerve. You can discuss with your physicians about seeing a neurologist. In the meantime use a neck pillow to help the neck, consider seeing physical therapy about neck therapy and traction. We don't have information on the type of imaging you have and like an MRI. ...Read more
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