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Medicine For Medrol Allergy
Really?: What do you mean by allergy? Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a corticosteroid and allergy does not occur to it. If you are intolerant of it there are alternatives like decadron, (dexamethasone) Prednisone and triamcinilone which may be used depending on what condition is being treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Hives from penicillin allergy: day7. Yesterday i started Medrol (methylprednisolone) 4mg, 6pills. I could see lot of improvement. Today, after 2pills it seems worse. Why?
I have developed severe environmental eye Allergies. Only Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack effective. I hv appt. with allergist soon. What is immunotherapy ?
Consider auto-immune: This condition should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist as that seems fairly extreme for an environmental eye irritation. It is possible that the condition could have another cause such as auto-immune (your body attacking certain parts of the eye) which may be why the Medrol (methylprednisolone) is effective as it is an immune suppressant( immuno-therapy) and powerful anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
Had depo-medrol steroid injection on19th for allergies.had shoulder surgery 3 weeks ago. Which painkillers are safe to take?Hydrocodone/acetaminophen?
None interact with: injection, which is a small amount of drug in one spot and not everywhere. Frankly, the slight risk is the meloxicam (aspirin like drugs potentially increasing the bleeding risk of the injection). then there are separate issues about the safety of narcotics/tylenol/etc cannot say in your particular case, but generally, safe. ...Read more
Hi - i was just prescribed methylprednisolone for my allergy flare-up - question is for a 6 day dose - should I be considered about weight gain?
Nah.: Anything is possible (& it depends on your dose), but 6 days is awfully short. If you're weighing yourself every day, you may see your weight go up temporarily due to a little fluid retention but it will go right back down again after you finish. It may make you hungry but how much damage can you do in a few days? Just be careful and try to regulate your calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was put on a methylprednisolone pack for severe allergies, I finished the pack 3 days ago and now I feel dizzy and fatigued. Is this normal?
Yes: Your HPA axis got suppressed by taking methylprednisolone pack and gave you a secondary adrenal insufficiency. Prednisone given as a single morning pill can do the trick and made your dizziness and fatigue disappear. See your doctor preferably and endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
sinus pressure and itchy, no rash. chest is heavy and tight and can't sleep well, have asthma and allergies. took methylprednisolone, helped a little.
Many: These are corticosteroids. With most medications, there are possible side effects; with these steroids, they are guaranteed. It is only a matter of which ones will occur. From osteoporosis, bone fracture, skin tearing, death. They can be critical to preserve life, but should be used with careful consideration, as to whether other safer medications would be more appropriate. ...Read more
Is Gralise 1800mg dose packs the right medicine to take for CRPS. I was taking Medrol (methylprednisolone) and loritab but it wasnt helping with the pain or swelling.
CRPS pain control: Lortab combines acetaminophen and hydrocodone used to treat acute pain. The pain associated with CRPS can be continuous with an aching, burning quality, chronic pain. Antidepressants and anticonvulsants (Gralise ) are much better medication for chronic pain. Ask your pain management specialist for the other pain modalities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What may be a cause of shrinking my penis? i used Medrol (methylprednisolone) of 4 mg past 2 years and drugs for blood pressure? i suffer from takayasu syndrom.
Not possible: I hate to disagree but your penis is not shrinking. ...Read more
Was put on medrol and zpack, but also take hiv med tivicay,truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) and prezcobix is all this medicine safe at 5 weeks pregnancy?
How to get rid of steroid acne? (Acne caused by long use of medrol). Stopped this medicine 10 days ago buy my face is still full of red bumps.
2 ways: Over time (months) it should fade as the steroid effect leaves your system/tissues. In the short term you can manage this as you would as a teen. Benzoil peroxide, acne wash and similar products can help. If this is not gone by 3 months after stopping I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Do Medixon (methylprednisolone) may cause bradycardia? I already took it as much as 16mg x 2 for 7 days "for alergy". HR 45 BPM + pounding heart beat.
Can having sp.Injections w/ lidocaine, Depo-Provera medrol, (methylprednisolone) isovue contrast dye affect a drug urinalysis ?
No: This will not affect drug screens.Get a more detailed answer ›
Would it be okay to go back to urgent care if medicine ant working for severe muscle/ joint pain . Priscibed Medrol (methylprednisolone) n flexeril?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more