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Methylprednisolone Allergy In Children
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
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 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 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
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.
Check allergy: With your situation allergy needs to be investigated. Please see an allergist. ...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.
Got a methylprednisone shot today, but it isn't working. Woke up with severe allergies. How much benedryl can I take?
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
53 yr-old woman developed disabling neurological pains and paresthesias this past year after an LP, felt to be acrachnoiditis plus had nasal CSF.....?
Not knowing from: Where you're contacting Health Tap, it wouldn't be practical to give you a referral, if that is indeed what you want. Whoever performed the nasal patch may be better able to guide you to appropriate specialists. Generally, university settings have specialists whose focus is more narrow than those in community hospital systems. Best wishes! ...Read more
Yes: Yes you can but check with your oen doctor first. ...Read more
I am taking Medrol (methylprednisolone) since yesterday and I have cheast disconfort and taquicardia is it normal? Have I suspend it?
Not med, see Dr: Not likely an effect of the medicine, possibly what is being treated, but should see your Doctor to be sure isn't something serious. ...Read more
Not at same time: I don't think that drinking one beer would be a problem as long as you don't take the medication with the beer. Both alcohol and methylprednisolone can cause inflammation of the stomach lining so that overdoing it with daily alcohol is not recommended while on that medication. ...Read more
Caution needed: You may well need the Methylprednisolone for a medical condition, but please make sure your doctors know you also have bipolar disorder. Also, make sure you maintain your bipolar medications, and monitor your sleep pattern, etc closely. First sign of anything out of the ordinary, inform your physicians. ...Read more
Yes: It effects metabolism of a lot of other drugs. ...Read more
Please go online to Wikipedia and look up Medrol (methylprednisolone). It should give you a reasonable idea about what to anticipate. Not usually a major issue but you need to read about it.
If your reading makes you more concerned please see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
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It is a corticostero: It is a corticosteroid and is used for a variety of medical conditions. You need to ask your doctor why this is prescribed, what are the side effects — short term but also long term side effects. ...Read more
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
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