Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

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14 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 78.37
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Methylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(8.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
STEROID

Medical Description

Medrol 8 mg 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...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Medrol 8 mg 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, sk...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to methylprednisolone, steroids or any other components of Medrol 8 mg tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any kind of 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

  • 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
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Medrol 8 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Medrol 8 mg tablet should not be given to pregnant women unless it is considered necessary by the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
Methylprednisolone may pass into breast milk in small amounts. Hence Medrol 8 mg tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding unless considered absolutely necessary by the doctor.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
There is no known interaction of the Medrol 8 mg tablet with alcohol. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking it.
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 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.
  • Medrol 8 mg 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 ...
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  • This 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Medrol 8 mg 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 allergie...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

  • Medrol 8 mg 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

Interactions of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Medrol 8 mg 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 Medrol 8 mg tablet, can lead to muscle weakness.

Interactions with food items

Avoid having grapefruit juice, as it can cause adverse effects with Medrol 8 mg tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

  • Store Medrol 8 mg 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

Dosage of Medrol 8mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

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 Medrol 8 mg tablet contact your doctor immediately or visit the ...
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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 Medrol 8 mg tablet to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I inform my doctor before taking the Medrol 8 mg 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: Does the Medrol 8 mg tablet affect vaccinations?

A: Medrol 8 mg tablet can reduce the effectiveness of live or weakened vaccines. Hence, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking any vaccine.

Q: What is the duration of the effect of Medrol 8 mg tablet?

A: Medrol 8 mg tablet of this medicine lasts for approximately 36 hours.

Q: Can I stop taking Medrol 8 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 Medrol 8 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 Medrol 8?

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 Medrol 8mg tablet.

modeOfAction

Quick Summary

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ContainsMethylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(8.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic disorders
Side effectsIncreased risk for infections, high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, bloating
Last Updated on: 20 Dec 2021 | 11:03 AM (IST)
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