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Sterid (Methylprednisolone) Drug Price and Information

Sterid is a corticosteroid prescribed for severe allergies, arthritis, asthma, certain blood disorders and skin conditions.  It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Sterid

  Tablet  
Safetech Formulation
Generic : Methylprednisolone
 44.00
4mg
100 Tablets
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    Drug information on Sterid (Methylprednisolone) from Safetech Formulation

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    Drug Name : Methylprednisolone

    Methylprednisolone(Medrol) generic Sterid is a corticosteroid prescribed for severe allergies, arthritis, asthma, certain blood disorders and skin conditions. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
    More Info about Methylprednisolone

    Trade Names for Methylprednisolone

    India : 

    International : 

    Medrol, Medrol Dosepak, MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack, Medrol, Meprolone
    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Sterid may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    PO- The recommended dose range is 4 to 32mg/day.
    IV- 1gm every 6 – 8 weeks.

    Side effects of Sterid

    Heart : Heart failure, high blood pressure and fluid retention.

    Musculoskeletal : Muscle weakness, loss of muscle mass, joint inflammation, tendon rupture, vertebral compression and fractures.

    Gastrointestinal : Peptic ulcer and abdominal distention.

    Skin : Facial swelling increased sweating, redness and rash.

    Central Nervous System : Stroke, convulsions, unsteadiness and headache.

    Genitourinary : Suppression of growth in children and menstrual irregularities.

    Metabolic : Increased blood sugar level.

    Eye : Increased eye pressure.

    How to use Sterid?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
    It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

    When Should Sterid not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Sterid

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, heart attack, high blood pressure, kidney, liver disease, diabetes, seizures, under active thyroid, adrenal gland problems, mental problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, infections, stomach problems, muscle weakness, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Avoid contact with people who have infections.

    It may cause serious increase in blood pressure, salt and water retention, calcium deficiency, take proper diet.

    It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

    Other Precautions for Sterid

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Sterid

    Store it at controlled room temperature (20° to 25°C).



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