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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
Yes: Yes you can but check with your oen doctor first. ...Read more
Significant illness: The side effects of steroids are seen more commonly if the dose is high and the duration is long. Discuss the reason for steroids with your doctor. You must have a significant underlying disease requiring aggressive treatment. The end point of not taking steroids might be far more serious than the potential side effects of the medication. Try for low dose and every other day if possible. ...Read more
I stopped taking methylprednisolone after the first two pills causing a reaction. Seven hours later having severe withdrawal symptoms. How long last?
I'm only on my second day of taking Methylprednisolone so i still have to take 1 after lunch/dinner and 1 before bed. can i drink tonight? or no?
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Just started taking methylprednisolone 4mg USP doesepack. very scared to take cause of the side effects i read about. even suicide. Should i stop it?
Depends..: Why are you taking is important to know.....to answer your query. ...Read more
Sure: Taking methylorednisolone (a corticosteroid similar to prednisone) doesn't stop a person from using cocaine nor from getting a false positive on a drug screeing test (if not a cocaine user). The drug screen result should not be affected by the use of a corticosteroid, meaning there is not a relationship between the corticosteroid medication and the drug screening test. ...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
I just started taking methylprednisolone for an allergic reaction to mold. I wanted to know if after i take the meds will my symptoms come back?
Talk to doctor: It would be prudent to talk to the doctor who prescribed the medication. In the mean time you may take an over the counter antacid, like Maalox or Tums. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Unusual: The question is how high a dose and how long you have been taking methylprednisolone. Regardless of the mechanism, if you get side effects from a drug, you may need to reduce the dose or stop the medication altogether after checking with the doctor who prescribed the drug. If the drug is essential , you may have to live with the side effects. Have you tried NSAID? ...Read more
I have herniated disks and I'm taking methylprednisolone and for the pain I'm taking acetaminophen - code #4 twice a day, can I take it 4 times.
T&C#4: Sure T&C#4 can be used every 6hrs. I would not use it more often than every 6hrs though ...Read more
Taking methylprednisolone 4mg dose pack for two days. My stomach has been hurting bad since taking it. Is this normal? Never had problem w/ it before.
Prednisone/stomach: Prednisone is known to cause stomach pain ,gastritis and even ulcers long term.It may unmask/exacerbate H pylori infection. Sometimes it is taken with food or with ranitidine/omeprazole to avoid the pain/gastritis. Would call your doctor and ask how to proceed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
AM taking methylprednisolone for clogged ears..ringing, pressure. Starting 3rd day..when will get relief?
Taking methylprednisolone for herniated disc and it says im more prone to infections.How likely am i and will that stop when im off the pack?Thanks
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