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I stopped taking methylprednisolone after the first two pills causing a reaction. Seven hours later having severe withdrawal symptoms. How long last?
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
Hello sir i m taking methylprednisolone (4mg)from last four years. I m a patient of chronic urticaria. Plz help me to withdraw it.?
Need to see Doc: Since you have been on oral steroids for a very long time, any decrease in dosage has to be done very cautiously because of withdrawal symptoms including shock. Therefore, you need to see your doc for controlled and cautious monitoring of your health when the dosage is being decreased over a period of time. ...Read more
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
Whatever is needed: It depends on what you were treating you and how you were treating it. Each person has to be individualized and your physician get help clarify what's best for you. ...Read more
At 36hrs.: It takes 36 hrs for the drug to be less than 10per cent of the dose. But if you mean after long term use, your adrenal glands will be suppressed for a much longer period than after a single dose! ...Read more
Always risks: Most of the time for sort term use, they are safe. Steroids have many side effects that are usually related to the size of the dose and duration of treatment including weight gain, thin skin, fragile blood vessels, increased risk of diabetes mellitus, thin bones and bone fractures, increased risk of heart attack and stroke, etc. ...Read more
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