Medrol is related to a group of medications called corticosteroids. Corticosteroids like cortisol, these are hormones that are produced naturally in our body, and are necessary for many significant functions inside the body. Methylprednisolone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that has been developed to reproduce the actions of naturally occurring corticosteroid hormones in the body. It works by dropping swelling, soreness, and irritation. It is also used to treat numerous different conditions like allergic reactions, some skin conditions, severe asthma, and arthritis. It can also be used to treat steroid shortage in the body, certain blood disorders, and certain types of cancer, multiple sclerosis, and ulcerative colitis.
Avoid taking overdose of this medicine, it may be harmful. You must take the dose as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less of medicine without the permission of the doctor.
Medrol can reduce the immune response and inflammation, it can also cause breathing trouble, swelling on face, lips, tongue, or throat. If you face any of the severe side effects, just speak to your doctor about it immediately.
You must consult to your doctor before using this medicine so that you do not face any problem further. You must read the leaflet of the medicine for more information and if any portion is not understood by you then ask your doctor to explain it. You should not give this medicine to someone else otherwise it will be very insecure for that person to use this medicine without the recommendation of the doctor.