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Mepred 4mg Tablet

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Mepred 4 MG Description

Mepred Tablet contains methylprednisolone as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medicines called steroids that is used in various allergic conditions like skin allergies, asthma and lun...
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ContainsMethylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(4.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic disorders
Side effectsIncreased risk for infections, high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, bloating
ClassificationSTEROID
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Uses of Mepred 4 MG

  • Mepred Tablet is indicated 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 Mepred 4 MG

If you are allergic to Mepred Tablet, steroids or any other components of this medicine. If you are suffering from any kind of infection such as infection of the lungs, throat or food pipe. If you h...
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Side effects of Mepred 4 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Mepred 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mepred Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The medicine should not be given to pregnant women unless it is considered necessary by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Mepred Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine may pass into breast milk in small amounts. Hence the use of this medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding unless it is absolutely necessary.

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Mepred Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction of the Mepred Tablet with alcohol. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking it.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Inform your doctor about your detailed history of a medical condition like heart-related disorder, allergies, fungal infections, bleeding disorders and osteoporosis.
  • Mepred Tablet can make you more prone to infections, especially if you already have an infection and you are taking medicines to suppress the immune response. So it is advised to discuss your conditio...
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  • You are elderly.
  • Children and adolescents receiving steroids should be observed for growth abnormalities as steroids can retard the growth.

Mode of Action of Mepred 4 MG

How Does It Work?

The medicine 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 and ...
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Directions for Use of Mepred 4 MG

  • Take Mepred Tablet exactly as prescribed by your physician.
  • Do not stop it abruptly, as this can lead to side effects.
  • Taking a dose higher or lower than prescribed is not advisable.
  • It would be best if taken along with meals to avoid stomach discomfort.

Interactions of Mepred 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • There are certain medicines that can affect the activity of Mepred Tablet when taken along with other medicines 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 interactions. Especially, if you are taking anti-tubercular medicines, ant...
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  • 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 Mepred Tablet, can lead to muscle weakness.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid having grapefruit juice, as it can cause adverse effects with this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Mepred 4 MG

  • Keep the medicine 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 Mepred 4 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 this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the neare...
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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 this medicine 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: What should I inform my doctor before taking the Mepred 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 Mepred Tablet affect vaccinations?

A: The medicine 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 this medicine?

A: The effect of this medicine lasts for approximately 36 hours.

Q: Can I stop taking Mepred 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.
Product Details
Brand
MEPRED
Expires on or After
23/09/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:22 PM (IST)

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