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I've been on methylprednisolone for 2 weeks. 1st week was 16mg/day and 2nd was 12mg/day, now having trouble sleeping. Any suggestion?
Sleep disorder in which there is inability to fall asleep &/or stay asleep, followed by daytime functional impairment. It accompanies several sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorders. It can occur at any age, but more common in elderly. It can be short-term (up to 3 weeks) or long-term. It can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, & increase risk of ...Read more
I was given methylprednisolone and z-pack for bronchitis with asthma today. I cannot sleep. Can I take a Xanax to help sleep?
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?
Several side effects: There are several side effects which range from weight gain and insomnia in the short term. If he is going to be on it long term, one has to worry about diabetes, osteoporosis, and other health conditions. Have him talk to his doctor to see what can possibly be done to minimize side effects. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i take 5 instead of 6 methylprednisolone on the first day? I am taking it for sciatica and after first 2 feel very nervous agitated.
Sciatica : Methylprednisolone is a steroid which reduces nerve root inflammation. Steroids can cause agitation, insomnia, increased appetite, and night sweats. The amount of steroid should be reduced and even stopped if the side effects are too severe or of the nerve pain has subsided to tolerable levels. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anti inflammatory: 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, osteoporosis, diabetes, and infections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many products...: Herbalife has many products, and since they are not medications approved by the fda, herbalife products are probably not tested for interactions with medications such as methyprednisolone. So, that means nobody really knows what interactions there are. If an herbalife user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting an interaction, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...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
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