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Predmet 4mg Tablet

Predmet 4mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Predmet 4 MG Description

Predmet 4mg tablet is used to treat various allergic conditions, relieve pain and inflammation of various body parts. It contains methylprednisolone which belongs to a class of medications called ste

roids. Methylprednisolone acts by inhibiting the release of various chemical substances responsible for allergic and inflammatory conditions. Predmet 4mg tablet should be used cautiously by children below 18 years of age, as long term use may result in growth retardation. You should take this medicine as advised by your doctor, do not stop the medicine abruptly as it may result in withdrawal effects. Side effects of this medicine are mood swings, infections, weakness, weight gain. Mostly the side effects get resolved on their own over a short duration, however, if your condition deteriorates visit the nearest doctor or clinic.

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ContainsMethylprednisone / Methylprednisolone(4.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition, Pain, Inflammation
Side effectsInfection, weight gain, muscle weakness, increased blood pressure
TherapySTEROID
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uses

Uses of Predmet 4 MG

Predmet 4mg tablet uses include treating arthritis, blood disorders, allergic reactions, eye conditions, swelling, pain, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung disorders.
contraindications

Contraindications of Predmet 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to Methylprednisolone or any other ingredients of Predmet 4mg tablet.
  • If you have a fungal infection or any other systemic infection.
  • If you have administered a live or attenuated vaccine recently.
sideEffects

Side effects of Predmet 4 MG

  • Infection
  • Facial puffiness
  • Weight gain
  • Fluid retention
  • Altered mood
  • Ulcer of stomach
  • Muscle weakness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Predmet 4 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Predmet 4mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Steroids when taken for a longer duration and repeatedly may increase the risk of growth retardation in the foetus. Cases of cataracts also have been observed in babies born to mothers taking steroids for a long term. Thus, the Predmet 4mg tablet should only be taken when the doctor recommends after assessing if the benefits overweigh the risks to the pregnant women and the unborn baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Predmet 4mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Predmet 4mg tablet passes into the breast milk in small amounts. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding unless it is prescribed by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Predmet 4mg tablet?
A:
If you experience dizziness, visual disturbance, fatigue after taking Predmet 4mg tablet then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Predmet 4mg tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction of this medicine with alcohol, it is important to consult your doctor if you have a habit of drinking regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any skin allergies and a rise in blood sugar levels or you are diabetic.
  • You experience mood disturbances, fits and other psychiatric problems including suicidal thoughts.
  • You experience 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.
  • It can impair the fertility of an individual, be cautious.
  • You have a history of muscle weakness due to steroid therapy or have a condition called myasthenia gravis.
  • Predmet 4mg tablet makes you more prone to infections, in case you already have an infection like fungal infection or you have measles or chickenpox or you are taking medicines to suppress immune resp...
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  • Predmet 4mg tablet may cause inflammation and swelling in different parts of your gut like stomach, pancreas and can also cause ulcers.
  • Children and adolescents receiving steroids should be observed for growth abnormalities as steroids can retard the growth.
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Mode of Action of Predmet 4 MG

How Does It Work?

Methylprednisolone is a steroid. Steroids are hormones produced in the human body and are responsible for performing the normal body functions. It acts by suppressing the immune response in allergies ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Predmet 4 MG

  • Take Predmet 4mg tablet as instructed by your doctor as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
interactions

Interactions of Predmet 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should not take any live vaccine while taking this medicine as it can reduce the effectiveness of the vaccine.
  • Antacids and antibiotics rifamycin and erythromycin can reduce the effect of this medicine.
  • You may require a higher dose of this medicine if you are taking medicines to treat fits like phenobarbital, phenytoin.
  • If you are taking antifungal medicines like amphotericin and ketoconazole, oral contraceptive medicines like ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone, antibiotics like troleandomycin and erythromycin, imm...
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  • There is an increased risk of stomach bleeding if you are taking painkillers or aspirin along with this medicine.
  • You should be cautious if you are taking any anti-diabetic medicine like insulin, medicines to stop blood clotting, a water pill and thyroid medicine such as carbimazole and thiamazole, medicines for ...
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  • Somatropin a growth hormone if taken along with this medicine can inhibit its growth in an individual.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

Predmet 4mg tablet interacts with grapefruit or its juices/extract and may lead to unwanted side effects.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Predmet 4 MG

  • Keep this medication away from children and pets.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature not exceeding 25°C.
  • Do not use this medicine post its expiration date.
  • Follow medical waste management protocol at the time of disposal of this medicine.
  • This medication does not require any special storage conditions.
dosage

Dosage of Predmet 4 MG

Overdose

Taking more than the prescribed dose of Predmet 4mg tablet can cause side effects like mental disorders, hallucinations, altered mood, irregular heartbeats or sometimes it can even prove to be fatal. ...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed any dose of this medicine take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before starting Predmet 4mg tablet?

A: Report your complete medical history, especially any history of diabetes mellitus. Consult your doctor for more details.

Q: Should I worry about vaccinations while taking Predmet 4mg tablet?

A: Kindly inform your doctor if you have received any vaccinations for measle mumps, chickenpox, flu or rubella, as this medicine is known to have interactions in some scenarios. Consult your doctor for further details.

Q: Why is Predmet 4mg tablet unsafe during breastfeeding?

A: Predmet 4mg tablet is known to pass into the breastmilk, which might harm the infant as it increases the risk of infections, hampers the growth, and may even cause an eye condition such as a cataract. Thus, it is unsafe and advisable to avoid taking this medicine during breastfeeding, unless it is prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Predmet 4mg tablet used for cough?

A: Predmet 4mg tablet is not used to treat cough associated with a bacterial infection.

Q: Is Predmet 4mg tablet a steroid?

A: Yes, Predmet 4mg tablet is a steroid belonging to the corticosteroid group of medicine. This medicine reduces the immune response.

Q: What should I avoid while taking Predmet 4mg tablet?

A: You should avoid taking Predmet 4mg tablet and live vaccines (like polio, measles, mumps, etc.) simultaneously, as Predmet 4mg tablet can affect the activity of vaccines.

Q: Can I take Predmet 4mg tablet on my own?

A: No, Predmet 4mg tablet is a prescription medicine and should be used only if prescribed by the doctor for a specific duration. Taking it on your own can cause unwanted side effects.

Q: Can Predmet be taken empty stomach?

A: Predmet should preferably be taken with food as advised by the doctor. By taking it with meals make you less likely to get an upset stomach.

Q: Can I stop Predmet suddenly?

A: No, Predmet should not be discontinued suddenly, as it may cause withdrawal effects like altered mood, acne, muscle weakness etc. if you wish to stop the treatment, you must consult the doctor.

Q: What is Predmet 4 mg tablet used for?

A: Predmet 4 mg tablet uses include treating arthritis, blood disorders, allergic reactions, eye conditions, swelling, pain, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung disorders.

Q: How can I reduce the side effects of Predmet?

A: You can take Predmet with food to reduce the chances of stomach problems. If you feel restlessness or sleep problems then you can take this medicine in the morning so the levels are the lowest at bedtime. If you experience weight gain, then regular exercise and a proper diet will help to keep your weight stable. Other than these symptoms, if you have any concerns that bother you, please consult your doctor for advice.

Q: Does Predmet cause sleeplessness?

A: Yes, sleeplessness or restlessness is one of the common side effects of Predmet. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: How does Predmet work?

A: Predmet tablet is a steroid. Steroids are hormones produced in the human body and are responsible for performing normal body functions. This medicine acts by suppressing the immune response to allergies, inflammation and organ transplantation. It can also delay the progress of leukaemia (blood cancer) and is critical in the maintenance of normal body functions during stress.

Q: Can Predmet be used in pregnancy?

A: Predmet tablet should only be taken during pregnancy when the doctor recommends after assessing if the benefits overweigh the risks to the pregnant women and the unborn baby.

Q: When to take Predmet?

A: Predmet tablet can be taken with or without food. You should take this medicine exactly as recommended by your doctor. However, take this medicine at the same time every day for optimal benefits.

Q: Does Predmet cause weakness?

A: Yes, an individual may experience weakness with the use of Predmet tablet. If you experience persistent weakness with the use of this medicine, please talk to your doctor.

Q: How do you take Predmet tablets?

  • Take Predmet tablet exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break, cut or chew the medicine.
  • You should not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
PREDMET
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2025
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2022 | 12:12 PM (IST)
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