Methylprednisolone

( Generic Medrol )

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Methylprednisolone

Drug Info for methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone, a corticosteroid, is similar to a natural hormone produced by your adrenal glands. It is often used to replace this chemical when your body does not make enough of it. It relieves inflammation (swelling, heat, redness, and pain) and is used to treat certain forms of arthritis; skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid, and intestinal disorders (e.g., colitis); severe allergies; and asthma. Methylprednisolone is also used to treat certain types of cancer. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Medrol is used to treat arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, allergic disorders and other inflammatory conditions. Methylprednisolone is the generic version. On average Medrol is priced at about $28 for a supply of 21, 4 mg tablets. Luckily, you can use our OptionRx savings offer to receive a Medrol discount of up to 80% off the retail price at participating pharmacies near you.

  • Methylpred-DP
  • Medrol
  • Medrol Dosepak

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

If you are using this medicine for an ongoing illness, your dose may need to be changed occasionally. Some people take this medicine only every other day, which helps to decrease side effects.

Take your medicine in the morning, unless your doctor tells you otherwise.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to methylprednisolone, or if you have a fungus infection.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease (including cirrhosis), adrenal gland problems, heart failure, high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis, blood clotting problems, thyroid problems, mental health problems (including depression), myasthenia gravis, or stomach or bowel problems (including ulcer or diverticulitis). Tell your doctor if you have an infection (including herpes eye infection, tuberculosis, or threadworm). Also tell your doctor if you have a recent exposure to chickenpox or measles.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Increased risk of infectionChanges in mood or behaviorHigh blood pressureAdrenal gland problemsEye problems or changes in vision (including cataracts or glaucoma)Bone problems (including osteoporosis)Slow growth in childrenIncreased risk for cancer (including Kaposi€™s sarcoma)

If you use this medicine for a long time, tell your doctor about any extra stress or anxiety in your life, including other health concerns and emotional stress. Your dose might need to be changed for a short time while you have extra stress.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Trouble seeing, eye pain, headache

Some medicines can affect how methylprednisolone works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Cyclosporine, ketoconazole, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin, troleandomycinAspirin, especially in high dosesBlood thinner (including warfarin)Diabetes medicine

This medicine may interfere with vaccines. Ask your doctor before you get a flu shot or any other vaccines.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

This medicine could cause you to get infections more easily. Tell your doctor right away if you have an infection or if you are exposed to chickenpox, measles, or other serious infection. Tell your doctor if you had a serious infection in the past, such as tuberculosis, herpes, or Strongyloides (threadworm).

Tell your doctor about any extra stress or anxiety in your life. Your dose might need to be changed for a short time.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Bone pain, decrease in height
  • Dark freckles, skin color changes, coldness, weakness, tiredness, weight loss
  • Depression, unusual thoughts, feelings, or behaviors, trouble sleeping
  • Skin changes or growths
  • Severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, or red or black stools
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Trouble seeing, blurred vision or other changes in vision, eye pain, headache
  • Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet, rapid weight gain
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, body aches
  • Round, puffy face
  • Increased appetite
  • Weight gain around your neck, upper back, breast, face, or waist
Frequently Asked Questions

Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid medication used to treat patients with inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and other conditions as prescribed by your doctor. It affects the substances in the body that causes the inflammatory conditions.

In addition to Methylprednisolone, similar brand-name drugs used to treat these symptoms includes Medrol and Medrol dosepak. Consult with your doctor to determine the best treatment for your condition.

The average Methylprednisolone price without insurance ranges from between about $28 and $134 depending on dosage, supply needed, and pharmacy location. To reduce the high retail price for this drug, print our free Methylprednisolone coupon card and get up to 80% off when you fill your prescription at your local pharmacy.

Methylprednisolone is a generic drug. Similar brand-name drugs include Medrol and Medrol Dosepak. Our free coupon may be used for savings on Methylprednisolone and alternative brand-name drugs for savings of up to 80%.

Methylprednisolone tablets are available in the following strengths: 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg, and 32 mg. This drug is also available as an injectable suspension and injectable powder for injection. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

There is not a manufacturer coupon or patient assistance program currently available for this drug but you can save on your prescription cost by using our free Methylprednisolone coupon card. Our customers typically find that they save more by using our coupons instead of manufacturer coupons.