Methylprednisolone is in a class of drugs called steroids. Methylprednisolone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Methylprednisolone is used to treat many different conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders.

Source: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/drug-methylprednisolone/article_em.htm#whatis

Medrol Dosepak Discussions

  1. link Poisonedbydoctors
    Wrongly given a depo Medrol injection, how long before it's out of the d
    I was given a wrong shot of intramuscular Depo Medrol 80mg/1ml due to misdiagnosis. Since this is a long lasting medication, I want to find out if any - 72% more...
    Poisonedbydoctors- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Medrol Dosepak
  2. link Pzndr
    any problems taking with methotrexate?
    any problems taking with methotrexate?
    Pzndr- over a year ago - in Medrol Dosepak
  3. link Precysemoment1
    Contact dermatitis.
    I just started using Medrol Dosepak 1-1/2 days ago. I take 4 mg tablets at intervals. I don't like the way they make me feel. Should I stop taking the - 10% more...
    Precysemoment1- over a year ago - in Medrol Dosepak
  4. link Sawsannemri
    Is it safe?
    I am pregnant 16 weeks , and I had sever pain in my shoulder ,the doctor write for me to take Medrol Dosepak.Is this safe for my baby?
    Sawsannemri- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Medrol Dosepak
  5. link Lithorn
    which Medrol can I choose?
    there are two kinds of Medrol,one is in bottle packing;the other one is Medrol Dosepak. are they same? which one usually Doctor give ?
    Lithorn- over a year ago - in Medrol Dosepak
  6. link B4lee
    Medrol Dosepak swollen glands, chin area, alternative med, dull headaches, medrol
    On less than a week of Medrol Dosepak 4mg, swollen glands under jaw/chin area, neck, back and sides pain (fluid retention). Did not finish dose pac (l - 72% more...
    B4lee- over a year ago - in Medrol Dosepak
  7. link Schatz
    dosing question
    What will happen if you only take two of the pills the first day of dosing and then keep the dosing requirements for the following days?
    Schatz- over a year ago - in Medrol Dosepak
  8. link Lightdlion
    How can affect
    As it can affect the use of Medrol WBC levels?
    Lightdlion- over a year ago - in Medrol Dosepak
  9. link Micakb
    medrol/methylprednisonole
    How quickly does this medication work to reduce swelling
    Micakb- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Medrol Dosepak
  10. link Jenwebb
    weight gain with steroids
    Can I expect to gain weight while taking the Medrol Dosepak?
    Jenwebb- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Medrol Dosepak
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