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How long does Medrol (methylprednisolone) stay in your system and cause side effects?

How long does Medrol (methylprednisolone) stay in your system and cause side effects?

No: Medrol (methylprednisolone) is a steroid . It has a half life of 18-26 hours and should be out of your system after that time after completing your course. ...Read more

Dr. Marc Lorber
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Methylprednisolone (Definition)

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


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How do you get rid of the horrible pain in your legs after solu-medrol?

How do you get rid of the horrible pain in your legs after solu-medrol?

Not Related: A single IV dose of solumedrol (methylprednisolone) should not cause pain in the legs of a healthy individual. It may temporarily exacerbate, the pain of peripheral neuropathy on a diabetic patient. Patients with ms have reported such events, but again, it is an exacerbation of a pre-existing condition and treatment is prescribed accordingly. ...Read more

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Solu-medrol steroid side effects - what do people usually get?

Solu-medrol steroid side effects - what do people usually get?

Questions: The list of side effects of steroids including solumedrol (methylprednisolone) can fill miltiple pages and could not be answered in such a small space. However, if your steroid dose is known and how often you would be getting the solumedrol (methylprednisolone), we could answer your question much easier. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack? Does it work to take care of inflammation in the low back due to a herniated disk? Please help

What are the side effects of Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack? Does it work to take care of inflammation in the low back due to a herniated disk? Please help

Potentially: A Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack is basically a regimen of oral steroids, usually taken for anywhere from a 6-15 day course. Steroids are very potent anti-inflammatories and so can help inflammatory conditions such as a radiculopathy secondary to a herniated disc. The effectiveness, and also the time they last vary tremendously. Steroids can cause multiple, severe side effects but usually more in chronic use. ...Read more

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Should i worry abt side effects from Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pk? I have dysautonomia & BP can be a little unpredic, but i've done fine in the past w/prednisone.

Should i worry abt side effects from Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pk? I have dysautonomia & BP can be a little unpredic, but i've done fine in the past w/prednisone.

Should be OK: Most dose packs start about 24mg and taper down fairly quickly, so should not be a big problem. If concerned, should always ask either your prescribing dr, primary dr (if different), or pharmacist. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Medrol (Definition)

Medrol is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more