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MEDROL® TABLETS (methylprednisolone TABLETS)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

MEDROL Tablets are indicated in the following conditions:

1. Endocrine Disorders

Primary or secondary adrenocortical...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The initial dosage of MEDROL Tablets may vary from 4 mg to 48 mg of methylprednisolone per day depending on the specific disease entity being treated. In situations of less severity lower doses will...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Systemic fungal infections and known hypersensitivity to components.

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WARNINGS

In patients on corticosteroid therapy subjected to unusual stress, increased dosage of rapidly acting corticosteroids before, during, and after the stressful situation is indicated.

Corticosteroids may mask...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances

  • Sodium retention
  • Congestive heart failure in susceptible patients
  • Hypertension
  • Fluid retention
  • ...
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DESCRIPTION

MEDROL Tablets contain methylprednisolone which is a glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract...

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REFERENCES

1 Fekety R. Infections associated with corticosteroids and immunosuppressive therapy. In: Gorbach SL, Bartlett JG, Blacklow NR, eds. Infectious Diseases....

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HOW SUPPLIED

MEDROL Tablets are available in the following strengths and package sizes:

2 mg (white, elliptical, scored, imprinted MEDROL 2)

  Bottles of 100...

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This product's label may have been updated. For current full prescribing information, please visit www.pfizer.com.

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