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Medrol 4mg Tablet

Medrol 4mg Tablet

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Medrol 4 MG Description

Medrol 4 mg tablet is a steroid medicine. Skin allergies, asthma, gout, arthritis, autoimmune disorders, etc, can be treated using Medrol. It contains methylprednisolone as an active ingredient. Medrol tablet acts by reducing the formation of inflammation-causing substances in the body. Predmet 4mg tablet, Zempred 4mg tablet, Lypred 4mg tablets, Nucort M 4mg tablets and Ivepred 4mg tablet also contain methylprednisolone as an active ingredient.

Your doctor will prescribe a dosage schedule of Medrol that is best for your condition. Take it for the prescribed duration, and do not miss any dose of this medicine. Inform your doctor if you have any medical condition, pregnant, breastfeeding or are on any medications before initiating treatment with Medrol tablet.


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ContainsMethylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(4.0 Mg)
UsesAllergies, autoimmune disorders, organ transplant, inflammatory disease
Side effectsIncreased susceptibility for infections, bloating, mood disorders, rise in blood pressure, stomach ulcers
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Uses of Medrol 4 MG

  • Medrol 4 mg tablet is used for various allergic ailments like asthma, skin allergies, and lung-related problems.
  • For relieving pain and swelling of joints in arthritis, gout, spondylitis, and bursitis.
  • As an anti-inflammatory agent for treating inflammation and swelling in different parts of the body.
  • For the treatment of various autoimmune disorders related to muscle, skin, lungs, blood formation, intestine, gut, and joints.
  • During surgeries, injuries, trauma, and transplants to modify the immune response.
  • To boost steroid levels when the body is not making enough natural steroid hormone on its own.

Contraindications of Medrol 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medicine, steroids or any other components of Medrol 4 mg tablet.
  • If you have any other infection and you are not taking any antibiotics or antiviral medicine to treat that infection.
  • If you have any severe fungal infection, such as an infection of the lungs, throat or food pipe.
  • If you recently had or have an upcoming vaccination schedule.

Side effects of Medrol 4 MG

  • Bloating
  • Swelling
  • Mood disorders
  • Changes in blood pressure
  • Muscle weakness
  • Thinning of skin and acne
  • Delayed wound healing

Precautions and Warnings of Medrol 4 MG



Can I take Medrol 4 mg tablet during pregnancy?
Pregnant women should not take Medrol 4 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

Can I take Medrol 4 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
Components of Medrol tablet may pass into breast milk in small amounts. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended while breastfeeding unless prescribed by a physician.


Can I drive if I have consumed Medrol 4 mg tablet?
Medrol 4 mg can make cause dizziness, fatigue and blurred vision. Therefore, you should avoid driving if you experience any of these symptoms.


Can I consume alcohol with Medrol 4 mg tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Medrol tablet, 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 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, cholesterol, blood clotting problems, liver and kidney diseases.
  • It can impair the fertility of an individual.
  • Medrol 4 mg tablet may cause inflammation and swelling in different parts of your gut like the stomach, and pancreas and can also cause ulcers.
  • Medrol 4 mg tablet can make you more prone to infections, in case you already have an infection like a fungal infection, you have measles or chickenpox, or you are taking medicines to suppress the imm...
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  • Children and adolescents receiving steroids should be observed for growth abnormalities as steroids can retard growth.

Directions for Use of Medrol 4 MG

  • Medrol 4 mg should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should preferably be taken after meals.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Medrol 4 MG

  • Store Medrol 4mg tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Quick Tips of Medrol 4 MG

  • Medrol 4 mg tablet is a steroid medication. Medrol can be used to treat skin allergies, asthma, gout, arthritis, and autoimmune disorders, among other things. Its active ingredient is methylprednisolo...
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  • Medrol 4mg Tablet can make it more difficult to fight infections. If you have any signs of infection, such as a fever or sore throat, seek medical attention.
  • Stopping Medrol 4mg Tablet suddenly without first consulting your doctor may worsen your symptoms.
  • Avoid using it more frequently or for longer than your doctor has prescribed. Take it with food to prevent stomach distress.
  • Your doctor will prescribe a Medrol dosage schedule that is appropriate for your condition. Take it for the full duration of the prescription, and do not miss any doses.
  • Before beginning treatment with Medrol tablet, inform your doctor if you have any medical conditions, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are taking any medications.

Dosage of Medrol 4 MG


Taking more than the prescribed dose can cause side effects, which can become severe over time. You must seek immediate medical assistance in case you take an excess of Medrol tablet.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Mode of Action of Medrol 4 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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  • It can also delay the progress of leukaemia (Blood cancer) and is critical in the maintenance of normal body functions during stress.

Interactions of Medrol 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You may require a stronger dose of Medrol tablet in case you are taking anti-tubercular medicines like Rifampicin, antibiotics like rifabutin, or medicines to treat fits like Phenobarbital and Phenyto...
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  • Concomitant use of antibiotic medicine like Troleandomycin & Isoniazid, blood pressure medicine like Mibefradil and ulcer medicine like Cimetidine can lead to steroid toxicity.
  • If you are taking medicines such as Carbamazepine used to treat fits, medicine like Aprepitant to stop vomiting, antifungal medicines like Itraconazole, medicines used to treat blood pressure and angi...
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  • There is an increased risk of stomach bleeding if you are taking painkillers or aspirin along with Medrol 4 mg tablet.
  • Medicines used to treat muscle disorders (myasthenia gravis) such as Distigmine, Neostigmine, and Pancuronium, if taken along, can lead to muscle weakness.
  • It would help if you were cautious while taking any anti-diabetic medicine, medicines to stop blood clotting, a water pill, and aminoglutethimide.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit Juice should be avoided while taking Medrol 4 mg tablet.

Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I inform my doctor before taking Medrol 4mg tablet?

A: It is important to inform your healthcare advisor 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 Medrol 4 mg 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 a vaccine if I am taking Medrol 4mg tablet?

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

Q: Can Medrol 4mg tablet be given to children?

A: Medrol tablet should only be given to children if it is medically prescribed and in the exact dose as prescribed under adult supervision.

Q: What is the dosage of Medrol 4mg tablet for bronchitis?

A: Discuss with your doctor about the dosage for Medrol 4mg tablet for bronchitis. Do not self medicate with this medicine on your own.

Q: Can I use Medrol tablet for COVID-19?

A: No, Do not self medicate with Medrol on your own. Consult a doctor if you are infected with coronavirus and he/she may prescribe you the medicine right for your condition after accessing your condition, the severity of the infection and other parameters such as age, comorbidities, etc.

Q: What is Medrol 4 mg tablet used for?

A: Medrol 4 mg tablet is used for various allergic ailments like asthma, skin allergies, and lung-related problems.

Q: Should Medrol be taken with food?

A: You should take the Medrol with or after meals, as advised by the doctor. Take it for the duration it is prescribed for and do not miss any dose of this medicine.

Q: Is there any side effect of long-term use of Medrol?

A: Yes, taking Medrol for many months or years can have several harmful effects on your body such as thin bones (osteoporosis), poorly controlled diabetes, eyesight problem, slower growth in children and teenagers, etc.

Q: Is Medrol 4mg a steroid?

A: Yes, Medrol 4mg is a steroid. It works by suppressing the immune response in allergies and inflammation in the body.

Q: How much Medrol is safe?

A: The dosage of Medrol might vary from patient to patient as per their condition. Less severe conditions will require less dosage however selected patients might require a higher dosage. Although, you must take this medicine as advised by your doctor in the prescribed dose only. Avoid self-medicating yourself.

Q: Is Medrol tablet a painkiller medicine?

A: No, Medrol tablet is not a painkiller medicine. It is a steroid medicine that is used to reduce inflammation and swelling in conditions like skin allergies, asthma, gout, arthritis, autoimmune disorders, etc.

Q: What is Medrol 4mg tablet?

A: Medrol 4mg tablet is a steroid medicine that is used to treat various allergic ailments like asthma, skin allergies and lung-related problems. It is also used for the treatment of inflammation and swelling in the joints, various autoimmune diseases and to boost steroid levels when the body is not making enough natural steroid hormone on its own.

Q: Can I take Medrol tablet for weight gain?

A: No, Medrol tablet should not be taken for weight gain. It is indicated for the treatment of inflammation and swelling associated with conditions like skin allergies, asthma, gout, arthritis, autoimmune disorders, etc.

Q: Can I take Medrol at night?

A: Yes, Medrol tablet can be taken at night if it is recommended by your doctor. You should take this medicine exactly as advised.

Q: Does Medrol raise blood pressure?

A: Yes, Medrol tablet may raise blood pressure, particularly in the elderly. Thus, you should inform your doctor if you already have an existing heart/blood vessel disease or are elderly.

Q: Does Medrol 4mg cause indigestion?

A: Medrol 4mg tablet may cause stomach upset. To avoid stomach upset, take it with food or milk.
Last Updated on: 16 May 2023 | 9:36 AM (IST)
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