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Predmet 16mg Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Methylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(16.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
STEROID

Medical Description

Predmet 16 tablet is used in various allergic conditions like skin allergies, asthma and lung-related problems. It contains methylprednisolone which is a steroid. You should take this medicine in the ...
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    Precautions and Warnings
    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Predmet 16mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Predmet 16 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Predmet 16 tablet should not be given to pregnant women unless it is considered necessary by the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Predmet 16 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Predmet 16 tablet may pass into breast milk in small amounts. Hence the use of Predmet 16 is not recommended during breastfeeding unless it is absolutely necessary.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Predmet 16 tablet?
A:
Predmet 16 tablet can cause disorientation, confusion and mental problems. Therefore, if you experience any of these symptoms after taking Predmet 16 tablet, do not drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Predmet 16 tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction of Predmet 16 tablet with alcohol. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking it.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are experiencing mood disturbances, fits and other psychiatric problems including suicidal thoughts.
  • You have an infection (such as fungal infection, measles, chickenpox, etc) and you are taking medicines to suppress the immune response. So it is advised to discuss your condition with a doctor.
  • 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.
  • You develop any skin allergies and rise in blood sugar levels or you are diabetic.
  • Predmet 16 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.
uses

Uses of Predmet 16mg Tablet

Predmet 16 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...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Predmet 16mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to methylprednisolone, steroids or any other components of Predmet 16 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 Predmet 16mg Tablet

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

Mode of Action of Predmet 16mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Predmet 16 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 allergies...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Predmet 16mg Tablet

  • Take Predmet 16 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

Interactions of Predmet 16mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can alter the effectiveness of Predmet 16 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines.
  • 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, 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) such as distigmine, neostigmine and pancuronium, if taken along with Predmet 16 tablet, can lead to muscle weakness.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid having grapefruit juice while taking Predmet 16 tablet, as it can cause adverse effects with this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Predmet 16mg Tablet

  • Store the Predmet 16 tablet at room temperature and away from heat and moisture.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Predmet 16mg Tablet

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 Predmet 16 tablet contact your doctor immediately or visit the n...
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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 Predmet 16 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: What should I inform my doctor before taking the Predmet 16 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 Predmet 16 tablet affect vaccinations?

A: Predmet 16 can reduce the effectiveness of live or weakened vaccines. Hence, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking any vaccine.

Q: Can I stop taking this medicine on my own?

A: No, steroids therapy should not be stopped abruptly as it can lead to psychological problems, your dose will be gradually reduced by your doctor before completely withdrawing this therapy.

Q: Can Predmet be used for children?

A: It should only be given to children if it is prescribed by the doctor and in the exact dose as prescribed under adult supervision.

Q: Can I take Predmet daily?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Take the prescribed dose and at the prescribed time to gain optimal benefit.

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ContainsMethylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(16.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic disorders
Side effectsIncreased risk for infections, stomach ulcers, bloating
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2021 | 04:58 PM (IST)
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