Q: What should I let know my healthcare provider before taking the Predmet 8 mg tablet?
A: Inform the healthcare provider about the complete medical/surgical history, if you have diseases like bleeding anomalies, fungal infections, kidneys' ailments or liver diseases.
Q: What is the duration of the effect of this medicine?
A: The effect of this medicine lasts for about 36 hours.
Q: Can I take vaccinations while taking the medicine?
A: It reduces the effectiveness of some vaccines, consult the doctor before doing so.
Q: Is this medicine safe for children?
A: It must be given to children if it is medically prescribed and in the dose, as prescribed under adult supervision.
Q: How can I take this medicine with or without food?
A: The active ingredient methylprednisolone causes an upset stomach thus must be taken with or after food. Follow the instructions as suggested by the doctor.
Q: Is Predmet a blood thinner?
A: No, it is not a blood thinner. It contains methylprednisolone which is a steroid.
Q: Can Predmet increase blood sugar level?
A: Yes, increased blood sugar level is one of the common side effects of this medicine. Please inform the doctor if you have diabetes, before taking this medicine.
Q: Can Predmet be taken empty stomach?
A: Predmet should preferably be taken with food as advised by the doctor. This will make you less likely to get an upset stomach.
Q: What are the side effects of Predmet?
A: Muscle cramps, fatigue, diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea or vomiting, weight gain are a few common side effects of Predmet. If any of these symptoms persist for long, inform your doctor.
Q: Can Predmet be stopped suddenly?
A: No, do not stop taking your steroid medicine suddenly especially if you've been on it for more than 2 weeks. It can cause extra side effects if you stop taking it suddenly. Ask your doctor about whether you need to stop taking it or not.
Q: Does Predmet have side effects?
A: Weight gain, indigestion, sleep problems, restlessness, sweating are a few common side effects that can be observed during the treatment with Predmet. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.