Depo-Medrol Suspension For Injection 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Depo-Medrol: Suspension for injection (20mg)

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Depo-Medrol 20mg/mL for Inj

What is this Medicine?

METHYLPREDNISOLONE (meth ill pred NISS oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.

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In-Depth Information

Depo-Medrol 20mg/mL Suspension for Injection

NDC: 000090274
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tenosynovitis, Tuberculosis Infection, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Pneumonitis, Crohn's Disease, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Eczema, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Rheumatic Carditis, Adrenogenital Syndrome, Pruritus, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Laryngotracheobronchitis (croup), Exfoliative Dermatitis, Angioedema, Serum Sickness, Graves' Ophthalmopathy, Urticaria, Uveitis, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Granuloma Annulare, Addison's Disease, Iritis, Dermatomyositis, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Ankylosing Spondylitis, Herpes Zoster Ocular Infection, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Anterior Segment Inflammation, Contact Dermatitis, Berylliosis, Anaphylaxis, Mycosis Fungoides, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Insect Bites Or Stings, Pemphigus, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Loeffler's Syndrome, Bursitis, Lichen Simplex, Epicondylitis, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Corneal Ulcer, Atopic Dermatitis, Lichen Planus, Ulcerative Colitis, Keratitis, Keloids, Allergic Rhinitis, Chorioretinitis, Alopecia, Osteoarthritis, Graft-versus-host Disease (GVHD), Polymyositis, Gouty Arthritis, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Hodgkin's Disease, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Optic Neuritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Temporal Arteritis, Multiple Myeloma, Pseudogout, Endophthalmitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Polychondritis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Pulmonary Edema

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Depo-Medrol 20mg/mL Suspension for Injection
Daily Life Interactions for Depo-Medrol 20mg/mL Suspension for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Depo-Medrol 20mg/ml Suspension for Injection(Methylprednisolone Acetate)
Grapefruit juice and Methylprednisolone(Methylprednisolone Acetate)
In theory, grapefruit juice and grapefruits might increase the side effects of Methylprednisolone, but it is not clear if this interaction is significant. If possible, avoid ingesting grapefruit juice while taking Methylprednisolone. At the very least, do not significantly change your daily intake of grapefruit and grapefruit juice.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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