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Medrol is prescribed in some cases of acne rosacea and seborrheic dermatitis.
Medrol is prescribed for the treatment of acne vulgaris in the adolescent and young adult.
Medrol is an anti-inflammatory drug that belongs to the group of medicines called corticosteroid.

Medrol, a corticosteroid drug, is prescribed to reduce inflammation and improve symptoms in a variety of disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis, acute gouty arthritis, and severe cases of asthma. Medrol may be given to people to treat primary or secondary adrenal cortex insufficiency (inability of the adrenal gland to produce sufficient hormone). It is also given to help treat the following disorders:

- Worsening Of Multiple Sclerosis;
- Various Eye Diseases;
- Skin Diseases (Including Severe Psoriasis);
- Severe Allergic Conditions (Including Drug-Induced Allergic States);
- Lung Diseases Such As Tuberculosis;
- High Serum Levels Of Calcium Associated With Cancer;
- Fluid Retention Due To Nephrotic Syndrome (A Condition In Which Damage To The Kidney Causes Loss Of Protein In Urine);
- Digestive Tract Diseases Such As Ulcerative Colitis;
- Connective Tissue Diseases Such As Systemic Lupus Erythematosus;
- Certain Cancers (Along With Other Drugs);
- Blood Disorders (Leukemia And Various Anemias);


Medrol is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- Diabetes;
- Diverticulitis;
- Fresh Intestinal Anastomoses;
- Herpes Simplex;
- Hypertension;
- Myasthenia gravis;
- Osteoporosis;
- Peptic ulcer;
- Renal Insufficiency;
- Tuberculosis of the skin;
- Vaccinia;
- Varicella;


Do not take Medrol with any of the following drugs:
- Sympathomimetic agents such as Salbutamol;
- Salicylates;
- Rifampin;
- Neuromuscular blocking agents;
- Neostigmine;
- Immuno-suppresants;
- Diuretics;
- Digoxin;
- Cyclosporine;
- Atnidiabetic drugs such as insulin, metformin, and Glibenclamide;
- Antipsychotic (CNS) drugs;
- Antihypersensitive agents;
- Anticonvulsants such as Phenobarbital and Phenytoin;
- Anticoagulants;
- Anticholinesterase;
- Antibiotic;

Side Effects

Medrol side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Acneiform eruptions;
- Allergic contact dermatitis;
- Dryness;
- Folliculitis;
- Hypertrichosis;
- Hypopigmentation;
- Maceration of the skin;
- Miliaria;
- Perioral dermatitis;
- Secondary infection;
- Skin atrophy;

Medrol side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Vertigo;
- Tiny Red Or Purplish Spots On The Skin;
- Thin;
- Symptoms Of Diabetes;
- Suppression Of Growth In Children;
- Stomach Ulcer;
- Protruding Eyes;
- Poor Healing Of Wounds;
- Osteoporosis;
- Muscle Wasting And Weakness;
- Irregular Menstruation;
- Inflammation Of The Pancreas;
- Increased Sweating;
- Increased Eye Pressure;
- Increase In Amounts Of Insulin Or Hypoglycemic Medications Needed;
- High Blood Pressure;
- Headache;
- Fragile Skin;
- Fluid And Salt Retention;
- Face Redness;
- Cushingoid Symptoms (Moon Face Weight Gain High Blood Pressure Emotional Disturbances Growth Of Facial Hair In Women);
- Convulsions;
- Congestive Heart Failure;
- Cataracts;
- Bruising;
- Bone Fractures;
- Allergic Reactions;
- Abdominal Swelling;

Other Brand Names

In some countries Medrol may also be known as:
- Advantan;
- Alergolon;
- Asmacortone;
- Cipridanol;
- Cryosolona;
- Depo-Medrone;
- Depo-Nisolone;
- Esametone;
- Firmacort;
- Lyo-drol;
- Medrate;
- Methylprednisolone;
- Metilbetasone Solubile;
- Metilpren;
- Metypred;
- Metypresol;
- Metysolon;
- M-PredniHexal;
- Predmetil;
- Predni M;
- Prednicort;
- Prednilem;
- Radilem;
- Solu-Medrol;
- Urbason;
- Urbason;


The starting dose of Medrol tablets may vary from 4 mg to 48 mg per day, depending on the specific problem being treated.

Once you've shown a satisfactory response, the doctor will gradually lower the dosage to the smallest effective amount. If you are taking Medrol for an extended period, the doctor may instruct you to take the drug only every other day, at twice your daily dosage.

For a worsening of multiple sclerosis, the dosage is 160 mg a day for one week, then 64 mg every other day for a month.
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