Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak; can it be used if your ankle swells?

Not long term. While a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack can reduce inflammation in the short term, it would be important to determine the underlying cause of the ankle swelling for long term relief.
Depends on the. Reason for the swelling. You don't really want to be taking oral steroids unless there's a condition which warrants it. Ankle swelling is a symptom, not a disease.

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Can the Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak be used for a swollen ankle and foot?

Yes... Provided it is prescribed by your doctor. It is importand to find out the cause of the swelling before initiating treatment. See a podiatrist. Read more...

I am having severe incapacitating pain in my hip and down the front of my leg. ER doc said sciatica? Prescribed medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak. Will this help

Likely to help but. You need to find a long term solution since steroids are risky over time. Consult a Dr, a physical therapist or chiropractor for exercise/Tx plan. Many things may help. Correct shoes, sitting posture, mattress, proper weight, strength, etc. Accupuncture/pressure - all can work! Read more...

I take 20 mg methadone daily x 5yrs. (For Past vicodin dependence) Is it safe to take Medrol (methylprednisolone) 4G dospak for ITCHY rash on leg.

Yes but. Yes but it will be wise to stop the celebrex (celecoxib) during that time to lower your risk of GI bleeding or ulcer. . Read more...
Rash. I am seriously concerned about your methadone habit / abuse. There is absolutely no reason for you to be on methadone for 5 years. Methadone is to allow you to minimize withdrawl from narcotic addiction not to replace it with another drug. medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak is safe, 6 years of methadone addition is not. Are you legally "disabled" (secondary gain?)? I would recommend mental health consultation. Read more...
Be aware. Medrol(methylprednisolone) can affect the liver in such a way that your methadone may not be as potent - it has to do with how methadone is metabolized by your body. Just something to be aware of. Read more...