Doctor insights on:
100 hours: The half life ( time to get rid of 50% of the drug in your system) is approximately 20 hours. Normally after 5 half lives the level has dropped to 3% and is having little effect on your system. ...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
T2diabetic, diet & exercise controlled. 2 days off Medrol series. Still getting elevated BG of 103 to 140. Was under 100. To be expected? No wt. gain
Yes: Methylprednisolone or other steroid can cause elevation of blood glucose, with effect lasting up to one week after the last dose. If you have persistent hyperglycemia, with fasting blood glucose greater than 100 mg/dL, or 2 hour postprandial blood glucose greater than 140 mg/dL, he may need to consult your physician to adjust your diabetic medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Although Medrol dose pack is a steroid (methylprednisolone) and has 21 tablets, it is only taken for a finite time and is unlikely to have you gain weight. Patients who take steroids chronically (long continuous duration) are at risk for gaining weight and to have other side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be sure to get: An x-ray .This may make a diagnosis and reveal which treatment is best. ...Read more
How safe is it to take Medrol 16mg once a day for 3 days and also what are it side effects. Any future repercussions.
Anti-inflammation: Medrol is a steroid. It is a very strong anti-inflammatory drug. It is usually reserved for use in situations where an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) is not effective or can't be used. A pulpitis is an inflammation of the pulp or nerve of the tooth. It can be reversible or irreversible. If the cause of the inflammation is removed, it might take care of the pulpitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can i overdose on vitamin b6?
- Can i take xanax with medrol?
- Can i mix medrol with alcohol?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How many advil does it take to overdose?
- How many amoxicillin does it take to overdose?
- Can you die from beta blocker overdose?
- Talk to a urgent care specialist online for free