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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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Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepack side effects?

Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepack side effects?

Yes: This medication is given for many reasons. It can help with allergic reactions, inflammation, pain. It can have side effects of fluid retention, insomnia, or feeling irritable. ...Read more

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Is Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) safe?

Yes it is: Yes it is. Only use medications prescribed by your doctor. Every medication has side effects. ...Read more

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Will Medrol (methylprednisolone) steroid pack affect my pre-op labs?

Will Medrol (methylprednisolone) steroid pack affect my pre-op labs?

Yes: It may increase your glucose and WBC level. But every doctor knows to expect that if you're on steroid therapy. ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia respond to steroids, like the Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack?

Does fibromyalgia respond to steroids, like the Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack?

No.: Fibromyagia is not an inflammatory disease. If it helps, you may have another diagnosis, another type of arthritis. Half my pfs patients ultimately are found to have another problem. ...Read more

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Is Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) same as dexamethasone?

Is Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) same as dexamethasone?

No: Depomedrol (methylprednisolone) is an acetylated steroid that is used for local injection and has little systemic effect. Dexamethasone (decadron) is a systemic steroid. ...Read more

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Will I gain weight from the Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak?

Will I gain weight from the Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak?

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 more

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Stopping Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak after 1 day? Is that ok?

No: Should be no long lasting deleterious effects but the wisest course of action is to take it as directed. ...Read more

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What is a Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack?

What is a Medrol (methylprednisolone) pack?

See details: It is usually a 6 day tapering course of a cortisone medication. ...Read more

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Can you take ibupr after a Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) injection?

Can you take ibupr after a Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) injection?

Ibuprofen for Pain: Yes. Ibuprofen is a wise choice to help the injection pain lessen. No worries with this one. ...Read more

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Ok taking prednisone (deltasone)?

Ok taking prednisone (deltasone)?

It depends: As with any medication, if it is prescribed by a physician to treat a particular illness or problem it is safe, as long as it is used as prescribed. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Medrol (Definition)

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