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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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Medrol 8 MG 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, 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 Medrol 8 mg tablet abruptly otherwise, it can increase the risk of the symptoms returning. You may experience few side effects like stomach pain, diarrhoea, skin rash or facial swelling, etc. while taking this medication. If you experience persistent signs or any uneasiness while using this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately. Before using Medrol 8 mg tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.


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 Medrol 8 MG

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 of Medrol 8 MG

  • 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.

Side effects of Medrol 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 Medrol 8 MG



Can I take Medrol 8 mg tablet during pregnancy?
Medrol 8 mg 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 Medrol 8 mg tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding unless considered absolutely necessary by the doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Medrol 8 mg tablet?
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.


Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
There is no known interaction of the Medrol 8 mg 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.
  • 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.

Directions for Use of Medrol 8 MG

  • 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.

Storage and disposal of Medrol 8 MG

  • 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.

Quick Tips of Medrol 8 MG

  • Medrol 8 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 methylprednisolon...
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  • Medrol 8 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 8mg 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 8 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 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 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.

Mode of Action of Medrol 8 MG

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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Interactions of Medrol 8 MG

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.

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 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.

Q: What are the side effects of Medrol 8 mg?

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 Medrol 8. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, everyone doesn't have to experience the same.

Q: Should Medrol be taken with food?

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

Q: Can Medrol be taken on a long term basis?

A: You can take Medrol for the long term but for the prescribed duration only. Sometimes, the doctor might prescribe it for a longer duration depending on the condition being treated. But do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.
Last Updated on: 6 May 2023 | 5:36 PM (IST)
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