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Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) - 40mg/mL (1mL x 5)

Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) - 40mg/mL (1mL x 5)

Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) - 40mg/mL (1mL x 5)
Brand Name: Depo-Medrol Injection
Generic Name: Methylprednisolone Acetate
Form: Solution
Manufacturer: Pfizer

What is Depo-Medrol Injection?
Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) is an injectable medication used to treat patients suffering from arthritis or other inflammatory joint disorders. It contains a combination of an anaesthetic and steroid that operate by reducing pain and swelling to allow more comfortable movement with a wider range of movement. Your doctor may also prescribe the use of this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.

How is Depo-Medrol Injection used?
Strictly use Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.

Always observe the medication prior to use to make sure it is not cloudy or discoloured as this may indicate contamination. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine before beginning use to prevent any unexpected health problems from occurring.

Adverse effects
The use of Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) may cause side effects in some patients including:

  • Headaches
  • Bloating or gassiness
  • Upset stomach
  • Mild muscle pain or weakness

Stop using the medication and contact your doctor as soon as possible if you encounter any intense or worrying symptoms such as low calcium levels, low potassium levels, severe depression, intense back pain, trouble breathing, blurry vision, blood appearing in the stools, or seizures. These conditions may require reduced dosages, application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health complications from occurring.

Do not use Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a widespread infection. Do not inject the medication into a vein, connective tissue, or the joints of the spine. Also inform your doctor if you have epilepsy, glaucoma, a history of tuberculosis, herpes, low potassium levels, hypotension, hypothyroidism, ulcerative colitis, osteoporosis, inflammatory bowel disease, heart failure, myasthenia gravis, liver cirrhosis, peptic ulcer, liver failure, or reduced kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your regimen.

Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.

Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.

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Depo-Medrol Injection (Methylprednisolone Acetate) - 40mg/mL (1mL x 5)