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SOLU-MEDROL®(methylprednisolone sodium succinate)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

When oral therapy is not feasible, and the strength, dosage form, and route of administration of the drug reasonably lend the preparation to the treatment of the condition, the ...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

SOLU-MEDROL Sterile Powder is contraindicated:

  • in systemic fungal infections and patients with known hypersensitivity to the product and its constituents. The SOLU-MEDROL 40 mg presentation...
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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 SOLU-MEDROL or other corticosteroids:

Allergic reactions: Allergic or hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylactoid...

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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

SOLU-MEDROL Sterile Powder is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid, which contains methylprednisolone sodium succinate as the active ingredient. Methylprednisolone sodium succinate, USP, is the sodium succinate...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Glucocorticoids, naturally occurring and synthetic, are adrenocortical steroids that are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.

Naturally occurring glucocorticoids (hydrocortisone and...

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HOW SUPPLIED

SOLU-MEDROL Sterile Powder preserved with benzyl alcohol is available in the following packages:

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The formulations containing benzyl alcohol should not be used in neonates.

For Intravenous or Intramuscular Administration...

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