Depo-Medrol 40 Mg Injection (1 Ml) is a type of medicine called a steroid. It is used to treat different conditions including rheumatic disorder, asthma, severe allergic reactions and conditions that affect your eyes and skin.
Depo-Medrol 40 Mg Injection (1 Ml) is usually given as an injection by your doctor into a vein, joint, or muscle. The amount you are given will depend on what you are being treated for and how much you need to control your symptoms. If you are using this medication at home, learn exactly how to do it correctly from your doctor. You should always take the amount prescribed. Do not take a larger dose or use it more often. Taking a higher dose will not improve your condition faster, and your risk of side effects will increase. Keep taking it regularly even if you feel well. Do not suddenly stop this medication as your condition may become worse. It should always be stopped gradually.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, headache, dizziness, sweating, and swelling in your hands or ankles (edema). If these side effects bother you or will not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. Steroids may also lower your ability to fight infections so avoid being near people who might pass on infections such as measles, chickenpox, or flu. Do not receive a live vaccine while using this medicine. Steroids can affect growth in children.
Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have brittle bones (osteoporosis), mood disorders, high blood pressure, or liver disease. Also, tell your doctor if you have diabetes, this medicine may increase blood glucose levels which can worsen diabetes. Many other drugs may affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all other medicines you are using. This is done to make sure it is safe to use. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. If this medicine is used for a long time you will be asked for regular monitoring of blood sugar, blood pressure, bone density as well as an eye examination.
USES OF DEPO-MEDROL SUSPENSION FOR INJECTION
- Rheumatic disorder
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
- Allergic conditions
- Eye disorders
- Skin disorders
BENEFITS OF DEPO-MEDROL SUSPENSION FOR INJECTION
In Treatment of Rheumatic disorder
The rheumatic disorder is an autoimmune condition where your body’s immune system (which usually fights bacteria and viruses) attacks your body’s own cells. Depo-Medrol 40mg Injection stops that from happening and can relieve the symptoms of this condition such as pain, swelling, and stiffness in your joints. It can also slow down joint damage, reduce disability, and enable you to be as active for as long as possible. It can take several weeks or months to notice the effect of the medicine. You should continue taking it until your doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DEPO-MEDROL SUSPENSION FOR INJECTION
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Depo-Medrol
- Edema (swelling)
- Thinning of skin
- Increased risk of infection
- Reduction in bone density
- Weight gain
- Mood changes
- Upset stomach
- Behavioral changes
HOW TO USE DEPO-MEDROL SUSPENSION FOR INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
HOW DEPO-MEDROL SUSPENSION FOR INJECTION WORKS
Depo-Medrol 40 Mg Injection (1 Ml) is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.
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|Manufacturer||Pfizer India Ltd|
|Treatment||Severe allergic reactions, Allergy symptoms, Asthma|
|Pack Size||1 Injection/s, 3 Injection/s, 6 Injection/s|