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METHYLPREDNISOLONE Tablets or DOSEPAK (GREENSTONE LLC)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Methylprednisolone tablets are indicated in the following conditions:

1. Endocrine Disorders

Primary or secondary...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The initial dosage of methylprednisolone 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,...

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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

Methylprednisolone tablets are glucocorticoids. Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Methylprednisolone...

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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. Philadelphia: WBSaunders...
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HOW SUPPLIED

Methylprednisolone Tablets are available as:

4 mg (white, elliptical, scored, imprinted MEDROL 4)

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ACTIONS

Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and cortisone), which also have salt-retaining properties, are used as replacement therapy in adrenocortical...

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