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METHYLPREDNISOLONE Tablets or DOSEPAK (GREENSTONE LLC) Description

DESCRIPTION

Methylprednisolone tablets are glucocorticoids. Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Methylprednisolone occurs as a white to practically white, odorless, crystalline powder. It is sparingly soluble in alcohol, dioxane, and methanol; slightly soluble in acetone and chloroform, and very slightly soluble in ether. It is practically insoluble in water.

The chemical name for methylprednisolone is pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione,11,17,21-trihydroxy-6-methyl-,(6α,11β)- and the molecular weight is 374.48. The structural formula is represented as follows:

Chemical Structure

Each tablet contains 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg or 32 mg of methylprednisolone.

Inactive ingredients:

4 mg and 8 mg16 mg and 32 mg
Calcium StearateCalcium Stearate
Corn StarchCorn Starch
LactoseLactose
SucroseMineral Oil
Sucrose
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