Predmet 16mg Tablet
By SUN PHARMA
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The medicine containing methylprednisolone is a steroid which is used as a hormone for various bodily functions.
Uses of Predmet 16mg Tab
Predmet 16mg Tab uses are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, acute bronchitis, arthritis, eczema, intestinal disease like Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and multiple sclerosis.
Contraindications of Predmet 16mg Tab
- Allergic to this medicine
- Taken a vaccine recently
- High blood pressure
- Severe fungal infection
- Severe kidney or liver problems
Side effects of Predmet 16mg Tab
Predmet 16mg Tab side effects include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, stomach ulcers which may bleed, increased susceptibility to infections, reduced sleep, disorientation, confusion, anxiety, delusion, menstrual problems in females, skin rash or facial swelling due to allergy, blood clots in the veins of the legs, muscle weakness and cramps, high salt and water content in the body, blurred vision, weight gain and increased appetite, worsening of existing diabetes, and delayed growth in children
Precautions and Warnings of Predmet 16mg Tab
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
The medicine should not be given to pregnant women unless considered necessary by the doctor.
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
Unless absolutely necessary, the use of this medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Predmet 16mg Tab?
This medicine can cause disorientation, confusion, and mental problems. Therefore, if you experience any of these symptoms after taking medicine, do not drive.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
There is no known interaction of Predmet 16mg Tab with alcohol. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking it.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- Inform your doctor about any allergies, fungal infections, bleeding disorders, and osteoporosis.
Mode of Action of Predmet 16mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The medicine is effective against many diseases and works by reducing swelling, pain, and redness.
Directions for Use of Predmet 16mg Tab
Take the medicine 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 as prescribed is not advisable.
Interactions of Predmet 16mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
The medicine shows severe drug interactions with antifungal agents and moderate interactions with antihypertensive medicines and aspirin.
Interactions with food items
Avoid having grapefruit juice, as it can cause adverse effects with this medicine.
Other general Interactions
This medicine should be used with extreme caution in those with bleeding disorders, diabetes, and gastrointestinal disorders.
Storage and disposal of Predmet 16mg Tab
Keep the medicine at room temperature and away from extreme heat and moisture.
Dosage of Predmet 16mg Tab
Symptoms of Predmet 16mg Tab overdose include altered mental status with agitation (psychosis), burning or itching skin, fits, deafness, depression, dry skin, high blood pressure, increased risk of infection, muscle weakness, nausea and vomiting, nervousness, sleepiness, swelling in lower legs, ankles, or feet, weak bones (osteoporosis) or bone fractures (seen with long-term use), and weakness. Preexisting conditions like diabetes, acid reflux, or ulcers may worsen. Seek immediate medical help if you suspect an overdose.
Missed a Dose
Take the missed dose when you remember unless it is close to the time of your next dosage. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I inform my doctor before taking Predmet 16mg Tab?
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 Predmet 16mg Tab 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 effect of this medicine?
A: The effect of this medicine lasts for approximately 36 hours.
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 12:42 PM (IST)
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