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Ivepred 8mg Tablet

Ivepred 8mg Tablet

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Ivepred 8 MG Description

Ivepred 8 tablet is used in various allergic conditions like skin allergies, asthma and lung-related problems. It contains methylprednisolone, which belongs to the class of medicines called steroids,

as its active ingredient. You should take this medicine in the correct dose and for the exact duration as prescribed by your doctor. It is advised to complete the full course of the treatment as per the doctor's directions. You should not stop Ivepred 8 tablet abruptly otherwise, it can increase the risk of the symptoms returning. You may experience a few side effects like stomach pain, diarrhoea, skin rash or facial swelling, etc. while taking Ivepred 8 tablet. If you experience persistent signs or any uneasiness while using this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Ivepred 8 tablet.


Product Summary

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ContainsMethylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(8.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic disorders
Side effectsIncreased risk for infections, high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, bloating
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Uses of Ivepred 8 MG

Ivepred 8 tablet is used for the treatment and/or suppression of inflammatory and allergic disorders associated with different organs. It is also helpful in various allergic ailments like asthma, skin...
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Contraindications of Ivepred 8 MG

  • If you are allergic to methylprednisolone, steroids or any other components of Ivepred 8 tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any kind of infection such as infection of the lungs, throat or food pipe.
  • If you recently had or have an upcoming vaccination scheduled.
  • If you have any untreated infection.

Side effects of Ivepred 8 MG

  • Increased risk for infections
  • High blood pressure
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Water retention in the body
  • Mood disorders
  • Muscle weakness
  • Acne
  • Thinning of the skin
  • Delayed wound healing

Precautions and Warnings of Ivepred 8 MG



Can I take Ivepred 8 tablet during pregnancy?
Ivepred 8 tablet should not be given to pregnant women unless it is considered necessary by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
Methylprednisolone may pass into breast milk in small amounts. Hence Ivepred 8 tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding unless considered absolutely necessary by the doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Ivepred 8 tablet?
Ivepred 8 tablet can cause disorientation, confusion and mental problems. Therefore, if you experience any of these symptoms after taking this medicine, do not drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Ivepred 8 tablet?
There is no known interaction of the Ivepred 8 tablet with alcohol. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking it.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any skin allergies and rise in blood sugar levels or you are diabetic.
  • You are experiencing mood disturbances, fits and other psychiatric problems including suicidal thoughts.
  • You are experiencing visual disturbances and eye infections. Upon long-term use, there is a probability that you may develop a cataract.
  • You are elderly, you have a heart problem, high blood pressure and cholesterol, blood clotting problems, liver and kidney diseases.
  • Ivepred 8 tablet can make you more prone to infections, especially if you already have an infection (such as fungal infection, measles, chickenpox, etc) and you are taking medicines to suppress the im...
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  • Ivepred 8 tablet 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.

Mode of Action of Ivepred 8 MG

How Does It Work?

Ivepred 8 tablet is effective against many diseases and works by reducing swelling, pain and redness. Methylprednisolone is a man-made steroid. It acts by suppressing the immune response in allergies ...
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Directions for Use of Ivepred 8 MG

  • Ivepred 8 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken along with meals to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not stop it abruptly, as this can lead to side effects.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Ivepred 8 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ivepred 8 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking anti-tubercular medicines, antibiotics, antihypertensive medicines, oral contraceptives, antacids and antidiabetic medicines.
  • Immunosuppressants like Ciclosporin and Tacrolimus, you are more likely to experience side effects of either of the medicine.
  • Concomitant use of painkillers can cause the risk of stomach bleeding.
  • Medicines used to treat muscle disorders (myasthenia gravis or muscle weakness) such as Distigmine, Neostigmine, and Pancuronium, if taken along with Ivepred 8 tablet, can lead to muscle weakness.

Interactions with food items

Avoid having grapefruit juice, as it can cause adverse effects with Ivepred 8 tablet.

Storage and disposal of Ivepred 8 MG

  • Store Ivepred 8 tablet at room temperature and away from extreme heat and moisture.
  • Do not take this medicine after its expiry date which is mentioned on the medicine.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Ivepred 8 MG


Taking more than the prescribed dose can cause side effects, which can become severe over time. If you think you have taken too much of Ivepred 8 tablet contact your doctor immediately or visit the ne...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember unless its time for your next dose. Do not take a double dose of Ivepred 8 tablet to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I inform my doctor before taking the Ivepred 8 tablet?

A: You must inform your doctor if you have diabetes, as this medicine may increase sugar levels or if you have recently received any live vaccines such as measle, mumps and rubella (MMR), chickenpox or flu.

Q: Can I stop taking Ivepred 8 tablet on my own if I feel my symptoms are recovering?

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

Q: Can I take Ivepred 8 tablet every day?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: What should I avoid while taking Ivepred 8 tablet?

A: You should inform your doctor if you recently had or are about to have any vaccination. You must not have ‘live’ vaccines while taking Ivepred 8 tablet.

Q: What are the side effects of Ivepred 8 tablet?

A: Increased risk for infections, high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, mood disorders, muscle weakness, acne, thinning of the skin are a few common side effects of Ivepred 8 tablet. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, everyone doesn't have to experience the same.

Q: Should Ivepred 8 tablet be taken with food?

A: You should take Ivepred 8 tablet exactly as advised by your doctor. However, it should preferably be taken with food to prevent stomach upset.
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