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Methylprednisolone tab 4mg, 1st day, all 6 tablets may be taken as one dose. its its all most 10pm is this going to make me sick taking all 6?

Methylprednisolone tab 4mg, 1st day, all 6 tablets may be taken as one dose. its its all most 10pm is this going to make me sick taking all 6?

Methylprednisolone : Steroids can cause insomnia, heart racing, anxiety and mania. It's better to take Medrol (methylprednisolone) in the am but if you need to take the Methylprednisolone take the minimal amount at night and the remaining dose in the morning. ...Read more

Dr. Marc Lorber
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Methylprednisolone (Definition)

Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol (methylprednisolone) is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol (methylprednisolone) like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, ...Read more


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im on a 6 day course of methylprednisolone, 4mg pills. I'm on 3rd day, 4 pills today, tomorrow 3, etc. Want to go out tommorrow and drink. thoughts?

 im on a 6 day course of methylprednisolone, 4mg pills. I'm on 3rd day, 4 pills today, tomorrow 3, etc. Want to go out tommorrow  and drink. thoughts?

No problem: Hi. Assuming you drink responsibly you'll be fine. Maybe not, if you drink excessively, but that won't be the fault of the methylprednisolone. What are you taking the methylprednisolone burst and taper for? Be safe, stay adequately hydrated, and don't drive drunk. Cheers! ...Read more

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Is methylprednisolone safe?

Is methylprednisolone safe?

Always risks: Most of the time for sort term use, they are safe. Steroids have many side effects that are usually related to the size of the dose and duration of treatment including weight gain, thin skin, fragile blood vessels, increased risk of diabetes mellitus, thin bones and bone fractures, increased risk of heart attack and stroke, etc. ...Read more

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Methylprednisolone, should I stay out of sun?

Methylprednisolone, should I stay out of sun?

Not from drug: Photo sensitivity or sun related problems are rare with methylprednisolone. This is a treatment for many diseases which can become worse on sunlight. For the medication itself you do not need to take special precautions. It is always a good idea to use sunscreen if you expect significant sun exposure. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to take methylprednisolone?

What does it feel like to take methylprednisolone?

Depends on dose! : Large doses ( greater than 10 mg acutely), are likely to to initially make you feel wired, or energized! larger doses will affect the brain more . Steroids should be taken in the morning. If taken before sleep, you will not sleep well! ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: methylprednisolone?

Please describe the medication: methylprednisolone?

Anti inflammatory: Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol (methylprednisolone) is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol (methylprednisolone) like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, osteoporosis, diabetes, and infections. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever taken Medrol or methylprednisolone?

Has anyone ever taken Medrol or methylprednisolone?

Yes: This medication is given for many reasons. It can help with allergic reactions, inflammation, pain. It can have side effects of fluid retention, insomnia, or feeling irritable. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Medrol (Definition)

Medrol is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more