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Methylprednisolone is used to treat problematic conditions of the adrenal glands (such as adrenal insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia and nonsuppurative thyroiditis). It is used to treat atopic dermatitis (eczema).
Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid medicine with anti-inflammatory and immune suppressant properties. It boosts your body with sufficient corticosteroid levels (cortisol, aldosterone) during deficient conditions and helps your body to function properly.
It also reduces the release of certain chemicals (prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain, swelling and inflammation. It prevents graft rejection by suppressing the immune functions and protects your kidney from damage in patients with kidney problems.
When applied topically, it reduces the release of certain chemicals (prostaglandins) on the skin that causes skin rash, itching and inflammation. As a result, it reduces skin itchiness, redness, pain, inflammation and burning sensation. It also lessens the chances of fluid build-up under the skin and pus oozing out from the inflamed skin areas.
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