Medrol is a drug with generic name of Methylprednisolone. Medrol is an anti-inflammatory drug that belongs to the group of medicines called corticosteroid.
Medrol is indicated for the treatment of acne vulgaris in the adolescent and young adult. Medrol may be also useful in some cases of acne rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis. Medrol may also be used for other purposes not mentioned here.
Do not use Medrol if you are allergic to any one of its components or chemical ingredients. Tell your doctor first before taking Medrol if you have experience such allergic reactions before.
Medrol is not advised for use in patients with the following conditions:
Exercise extreme caution while using Medrol in patients with the following conditions:
There are no sufficient studies of how Medrol affects a pregnant woman. However, since Medrol is a type of corticosteroid, it can affect an unborn baby. Medrol can cause severe damage to an unborn baby. Consult your doctor first before taking Medrol medication if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during the treatment period.
Medrol passes into the breast milk of nursing mothers. Have a discussion with your doctor first before taking Medrol if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Children are likely to absorb larger amounts of Medrol than any adults do. It is because children have a larger skin surface area to body weight ratio. If a child uses this medication for a long period, Medrol could lead the child having Cushing syndrome. Exercise caution while using Medrol in children.
Medrol Intake Guidelines
Follow from your doctor instructions. Medrol should be applied to all lesions once or twice a day. Avoid your Medrol medication from contacting into your eyes. After every application, you should wash the treated skin with soap. To obtain a pleasant result, take your Medrol dose regularly.
Obtain you Medrol dosage form your doctor. Dosage of Medrol medication may vary from person to person.
There are no adequate data provided on Medrol overdose. If excessive applications have done, wash it as soon as possible with mild soap and water. Notify your doctor immediately if you feel anything-unusual effects of Medrol or seek for an alternative immediate medical attention.
Medrol Missed Dose
To get a required result, do not miss any dose of Medrol medication. If it is unavoidable for you to miss your Medrol dose, take your missed dose of Medrol medicine as soon as you remember it. However, if it is time for your next Medrol dose, skip the missed one and take your regular scheduled dose of Medrol drug. It is important not to take a double of Medrol medication.
Medrol Side Effects
As any other medicines do, Medrol has also its own different side effects to cause to a person. If you experience any of these side effects, call your doctor immediately. Side effects of Medrol may include the following:
Consult your doctor as soon as possible if the above-mentioned side effects of Medrol continue to occur. In addition, other side effects of Medrol medication not mentioned here may also occur. Talk to your doctor for any additional information for you to get the accurate result that you needed.
Medrol Drug Reactions
Medrol may be interfered with other drugs such as the following:
Consult your doctor first before using any of the above-mentioned other drugs that may interfere with the function of Medrol. Other medicines that may interact with Medrol not mentioned here may also occur. Tell your doctor first before you buy prescription or over-the-counter medicines, as well as herbal products.
In some countries MEDROL may also be known as: Methylprednisolone, Esametone, Firmacort, Metilpren, Metysolon, Radilem, Urbason, Advantan, Cipridanol, Solu-Medrol, Depo-Nisolone, Urbason, Alergolon, Predmetil, Metypred, M-PredniHexal, Medrate, Predni M, Lyo-drol, Depo-Medrone, Asmacortone, Metilbetasone Solubile, Cryosolona, Prednilem, Metypresol, Prednicort