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Medrol 32mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Methylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(32.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
STEROID

Medical Description

Medrol 32 mg tablet contains methylprednisolone as an active ingredient, commonly known as steroids. It is used in various conditions like skin allergies, asthma and lung-related problems. This medici...
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Uses of Medrol 32 MG

Medrol 32mg tablet uses are for treating lung diseases, joint diseases, skin diseases, intestinal diseases and multiple sclerosis.

Contraindications of Medrol 32 MG

  • If you are allergic to the Medrol 32mg tablet, steroids or any other components of the Medrol 32 mg tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any kind of severe fungal infection such as infection of the lungs, throat or food pipe.
  • If you have any untreated infection.
  • If you recently had or have an upcoming vaccination scheduled.

Side effects of Medrol 32 MG

  • Increased risk for infections
  • Acne
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Muscle weakness
  • Mood disorders
  • Thinning of the skin
  • High blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Medrol 32 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Medrol 32mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women should not take Medrol 32 mg as it can lead to low birth-weight, abnormal growth, and abnormal brain development in the unborn baby. Cases of cataracts have been observed in babies born to mothers taking these steroids for the long term. Thus, unless your doctor feels that the benefits of taking it outweigh the risks, a pregnant woman should not take this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Medrol 32mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Medrol 32 mg may pass into breast milk in small amounts. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended while breastfeeding unless prescribed by a physician.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Medrol 32mg tablet?
A:
Medrol 32mg can make cause dizziness, fatigue and blurred vision. Therefore, you should avoid driving if you experience any of these symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Medrol 32mg tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Medrol 32 mg, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You experience any skin allergies and a rise in blood sugar levels or you are diabetic. You are experiencing mood disturbances, fits and other psychiatric problems including suicidal thoughts. You a...
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Mode of Action of Medrol 32 MG

How Does It Work?

The anti-inflammatory actions of medicine are believed to involve phospholipase A2 inhibitory proteins, lipocortins, which control the biosynthesis of potent mediators of inflammation such as prostagl...
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Directions for Use of Medrol 32 MG

The dose is subject to change based on the effect and tolerance. Do not take this medicine in quantities smaller or larger than recommended. This medicine is strictly advised to be administered at the...
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Interactions of Medrol 32 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Aspirin.
  • Rifampin.
  • Phenytoin.
  • Phenobarbital.
  • Ketoconazole.
  • Erythromycin.
  • Digoxin.
  • Vaccines.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit or its juice may interact with the medicine that may lead to unwanted side effects. So, it is to be avoided.

Storage and disposal of Medrol 32 MG

Medrol 32mg tablet should be stored at room temperature and away from sunlight, moisture (air) and children's reach. The expired product is to be discarded and not used it beyond the stated expiry of ...
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Dosage of Medrol 32 MG

Overdose

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 the Medrol 32 mg tablet contact your doctor immediately or visit...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember unless it's time for your next dose. Do not take a double dose of the Medrol 32 mg tablet to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precautions before you start treatment with Medrol 32 mg?

A: Your doctor needs to be informed if you have diabetes mellitus as methylprednisolone may increase sugar levels. Inform your doctor if you have recently received any live vaccine for ailments such as measles mumps and rubella (MMR), chickenpox or flu.

Q: I am suffering from acute bronchitis, should I use Medrol 32 mg?

A: Medrol 32 mg can be used in the cases of lung diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute bronchitis.

Q: Can I drink coffee while taking Medrol 32 mg?

A: Medicine may affect a sense of taste and make everything seem bland, but do not load up on salt to compensate. Avoid stimulants like caffeine and nicotine that can make sleep issues worse. Cutting these out can help ease insomnia, which is a common side effect of the medicine.

Q: I am seven months pregnant, should I take Medrol 32 mg?

A: This medicine crosses into the placenta and can affect the baby. Hence, it is unsafe to use during pregnancy. This medicine can slow the growth of the baby. If you are on this medicine and if you happen to become pregnant, do not stop this medicine abruptly on your own. Consult your doctor immediately.

Q: I am vaccinated recently. Should I take Medrol 32 mg?

A: Avoid using Medrol 32 mg when you are recently vaccinated or going to. Inform your doctor about vaccination.

Q: Can I take Medrol 32 for covid-19?

A: Do not self medicate Medrol 32, if you are a covid-19 positive patient. It is strictly advised to take Medrol 32 only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Does Medrol 32 contain steroids?

A: Yes, Medrol 32 contains methylprednisolone as its active component, which is a steroid. It acts by inhibiting the release of certain chemical messengers responsible for the condition.

Q: Should Medrol be taken with food?

A: You can take the Medrol with or without food or as advised by your doctor. However, it should preferably be taken with food to prevent stomach upset.

Q: What is the dose of Medrol 32mg?

A: The dose and frequency of Medrol vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
MEDROL
Expires on or After
14/08/2022

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ContainsMethylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(32.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic and inflammatory conditions
Side effectsIncreased risk for infections, stomach ulcers, acne
Last Updated on: 13 Apr 2022 | 12:12 PM (IST)
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