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Ivepred 500mg Inj

By SUN PHARMA
4ml Powder For Injection in Dry Vial
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Methylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
STEROID

Medical Description

Ivepred 500mg injection is a steroid medicine. It contains methylprednisolone as its active ingredient. It used in various allergic conditions like skin allergies, asthma and lung-related problems. It...
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uses

Uses of Ivepred 500 MG

  • Allergic conditions
  • Asthma
  • Several eye, skin, lung diseases
  • Arthritis like rheumatic arthritis, anklyosing spondylitis
contraindications

Contraindications of Ivepred 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or steroids or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have any serious fungal infection, such as infection of the lungs, throat or food pipe.
  • If you have any other infection and you are not taking any antibiotics or antiviral medicine to treat that infection.
  • If you recently had or have an upcoming vaccination schedule.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ivepred 500 MG

  • Skin reactions at the site of injection
  • Irritation
  • Poor wound healing
  • Feeling tired
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ivepred 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ivepred 500mg injection during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women are not advised to take this medicine as it can lead to low birth weight, improper growth and abnormal brain development in the growing foetus. Cases of cataracts have been observed in babies born to mothers taking steroids for long-term. However your doctor may prescribe you this medicine if it has more advantage than risk.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ivepred 500mg injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Ivepred 500mg injection passes into breast milk in small amounts. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by a physician.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Ivepred 500mg injection?
A:
Ivepred 500mg injection can make you feel dizzy, fatigued and can affect your vision, thus you should avoid driving in case you experience any of these symptoms.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ivepred 500mg injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol, it is important to consult your physician before drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any skin allergies and rise in blood sugar levels or you are diabetic.
  • You experience mood disturbances, fits and other psychiatric problems.
  • You experience visual disturbances and eye infections. Upon long-term use, there is a probability that you may develop cataracts.
  • You are elderly, you have heart problems, high blood pressure and cholesterol, blood clotting problems, liver and kidney diseases.
  • This medicine makes you more prone to infections, in case you already have any infections like a fungal infection, or you have measles or chickenpox, you are taking medicines to suppress the immune re...
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  • It can impair the fertility of an individual.
  • This medicine may cause inflammation and swelling in different parts of your gut like the stomach, pancreas and can also cause ulcers.
  • Children and adolescents receiving steroids should be observed for growth abnormalities as steroids can retard the growth.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ivepred 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Methylprednisolone is a man-made steroid. Steroids are hormones produced in the human body and responsible for normal body functions. It acts by suppressing the immune response in allergies and inflam...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ivepred 500 MG

  • Ivepred 500mg injection will be given to you in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine.
interactions

Interactions of Ivepred 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicine can affect the way Ivepred 500mg injection works or Ivepred 500mg injection can affect the way other medicines workf if taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicine...
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  • Especially if you are taking medicines like anti-hypertensive medicines, antacids, anti-fungal medicines, oral contraceptives, other corticosteroids, immunosuppressants, brain and heart-related medici...
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  • You may require a higher dose of this medicine if you are taking antibiotics, antituberculosis medicine like rifampicin, anti-epileptic medicines.
  • There is an increased risk of stomach bleeding if you are taking painkillers or Aspirin along with this medicine.
  • You should be cautious if you are taking any anti-diabetic medicine, medicines to stop blood clotting, water pills and Aminoglutethimide.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ivepred 500 MG

  • Store Ivepred 500mg injection at room temperature and away from sunlight, heat and moisture
  • Keep it out of the reach of children
  • Any unused portion should be discarded properly
dosage

Dosage of Ivepred 500 MG

Overdose

Your doctor or nurse will give Ivepred 500mg injection to you in a hospital or clinic, therefore it is less likely to provide you with an overdose of this medicine. However, if you experience any disc...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the injection should be given to you, thus it is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have miss...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before taking Ivepred 500mg injection

A: It is important to inform your healthcare provider about your complete medical/surgical history, especially if you have any diseases like bleeding anomalies, fungal infections, kidney ailments or liver diseases.

Q: Can I stop taking this medicine on my own?

A: No steroids therapy should not be stopped abruptly, your dose will be gradually reduced by your doctor before completely withdrawing this therapy.

Q: Can I take vaccinations during this medicine?

A: Ivepred 500mg injection can reduce the effectiveness of some vaccines. Hence, it is best to consult your doctor before doing so.

Q: Is Ivepred injection a steroid?

A: Yes, Ivepred injection contains methylprednisolone, which is a steroid medicine.

Q: Are there any side effects of Ivepred injection?

A: Skin reactions at the site of injection, irritation, delayed wound healing, tiredness is the common side effects that an individual might experience after this injection.

Q: What are the uses of Ivepred injection?

A: Ivepred is used in various allergic conditions like skin allergies, asthma and eye or lung-related problems, arthritis like rheumatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis etc.

Q: Ho to take Ivepred injection?

A: Ivepred 500mg injection is a prescription medicine. It will be given to you in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject this medicine.

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ContainsMethylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(500.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic conditions
Side effectsSkin reactions at the site of injection, irritation, delayed wound healing
Last Updated on: 24 Dec 2021 | 10:20 AM (IST)
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