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DEPO-MEDROL® Multi-dose Vial (methylprednisolone acetate injectable suspension, USP)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

A. FOR INTRAMUSCULAR ADMINISTRATION

When oral therapy is not feasible and the strength, dosage form, and route of administration of the drug...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

NOTE: CONTAINS BENZYL ALCOHOL (see

A. Administration for Local Effect

Therapy with DEPO-MEDROL does not obviate the need for...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

DEPO-MEDROL is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the product and its constituents.

Intramuscular corticosteroid preparations are contraindicated for idiopathic...

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WARNINGS

Serious Neurologic Adverse Reactions with Epidural Administration

Serious neurologic events, some resulting in death, have been reported with epidural...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following adverse reactions have been reported with DEPO-MEDROL or other corticosteroids:

Allergic reactions: Allergic or hypersensitivity...

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OVERDOSAGE

Treatment of acute overdosage is by supportive and symptomatic therapy. For chronic overdosage in the face of severe disease requiring continuous steroid therapy, the dosage of the corticosteroid may be reduced...

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DESCRIPTION

DEPO-MEDROL is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid for intramuscular, intra-articular, soft tissue, or intralesional injection. It is available in three strengths: 20 mg/mL, 40 mg/mL, 80 mg/mL.

Each mL of...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Glucocorticoids, naturally occurring and synthetic, are adrenocortical steroids.

Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and cortisone), which also have salt retaining properties, are...

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HOW SUPPLIED

DEPO-MEDROL Sterile Aqueous Suspension is available in the following strengths and package sizes:

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NOT FOR USE IN NEONATES
CONTAINS BENZYL ALCOHOL

Not For Intravenous Use

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