Medrol Dosepak Oral Tablet 16Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Medrol Dosepak: Oral tablet (16mg)

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Methylprednisolone 16mg Tab
Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: TL 003 
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Medrol 16mg Tab
Pfizer Inc.
Pill Identification: MEDROL 16 
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Methylprednisolone 16mg Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: MEDROL 16 
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Methylprednisolone 16mg Tab
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: 918 

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.

In-Depth Information

Medrol 16mg Tablet

NDC: 000090073
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved

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

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

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Medrol 16mg Tablet
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Pfizer Inc.
Pill Identification: MEDROL 16 
Shape: oval
Color: white
Daily Life Interactions for Medrol 16mg Tablet

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 Medrol 16mg Tablet(Methylprednisolone)
Grapefruit juice and Methylprednisolone(Methylprednisolone)
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

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

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