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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
No: In fact, it will decrease stress hormone levels. Steroids mimic your body's stress hormones, so your body stops producing its own. This is why it's important to taper off of steroids slowly so that your body has a chance to start producing stress hormones again - otherwise your body would go into shock. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
was prescribed Medrol 4mg dosepack today and just worried about the other med i take : Synthroid (thyroxine) and zestorectc. It is for pinched nerve in shoulder.
How long should I take the steroid Medrol (methylprednisolone) 4mg dosepack (methylpednisolone) for tendonitis in my knee?
Can i cut the medrol dose pack in half ? ie... still take it every day as recommended yet cut each daily dose in half?
3/yr: Really no limit but typically 3/yr.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not to often : This needs to be evaluated to clarify why the dosepacks are being given. ...Read more
Medrol (methylprednisolone) 50 mg injection and Medrol (methylprednisolone) 4mg dose pack to take for 6 days?
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