FAQs ABOUT IVEPRED 24MG TABLET
What is IVEPRED 24MG TABLET used for?
IVEPRED 24MG TABLET is a corticosteroid medicine used to treat adrenal insufficiency. It can also be used to treat drug induced hypersensitivity reactions, allergic reactions and various inflammatory auto-immune disease conditions affecting the skin, collagen, bones and joints, brain, gut, eyes etc. It also helps in prevention of graft rejection following organ transplantation and increases urine output among patients having kidney problems.
How to take IVEPRED 24MG TABLET?
Swallow IVEPRED 24MG TABLET with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
Is IVEPRED 24MG TABLET a steroid?
Yes. IVEPRED 24MG TABLET is synthetic corticosteroid used to treat problems of adrenal gland and various allergic, hypersensitivity and inflammatory autoimmune disease conditions.
What are the most common side effects of IVEPRED 24MG TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking IVEPRED 24MG TABLET are high blood pressure, swelling of body parts, muscle cramps or weakness, skin thinning, feeling sad or depressed and slowed growth in children. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
Can IVEPRED 24MG TABLET make you feel high?
Yes. IVEPRED 24MG TABLET may make you feel high. Such symptoms may disappear once the therapy has been stopped. However, consult your doctor if it bothers you.
How does IVEPRED 24MG TABLET works?
IVEPRED 24MG TABLET boosts your body with sufficient corticosteroid levels and helps your body to function properly. It also reduces the release of certain chemicals in the body that causes inflammation. It also prevents graft rejection by suppressing the immune functions and protects your kidney from damage in patients with kidney problems.
How long will it take for IVEPRED 24MG TABLET to control my disease?
The time taken by IVEPRED 24MG TABLET to control the disease may vary from person-to-person depending upon the dose of methylprednisolone administered and disease severity.
Is IVEPRED 24MG TABLET safe to use in diabetic patients?
IVEPRED 24MG TABLET may alter the blood sugar levels in your body. Therefore, it is necessary to inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking IVEPRED 24MG TABLET as a precaution.
Who should not take IVEPRED 24MG TABLET?
IVEPRED 24MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with serious fungal infections. It is also not suitable for use in patients who got vaccinated recently.
Can I take a higher dose of IVEPRED 24MG TABLET?
No. It is not safe to take a higher dose of IVEPRED 24MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. If the prescribed dose is less effective for you, kindly consult your doctor for a suitable high dose or for an alternative therapy.
Can I take IVEPRED 24MG TABLET daily?
Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you take IVEPRED 24MG TABLET every day or not.
Can I stop taking IVEPRED 24MG TABLET once by pain reduces?
Take IVEPRED 24MG TABLET for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results. Do not stop taking IVEPRED 24MG TABLET or reduce the dose of methylprednisolone without consulting your doctor, as sudden cessation of the therapy may lead to unpleasant withdrawal symptoms such as skin itchiness, fever, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, runny nose, tiredness or weight loss, especially if you are taking higher dose of methylprednisolone.
Can IVEPRED 24MG TABLET be used in children?
IVEPRED 24MG TABLET should be used in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.
What to do if I forgot to take a dose of IVEPRED 24MG TABLET?
If you forgot to take a dose of IVEPRED 24MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of IVEPRED 24MG TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of IVEPRED 24MG TABLET to compensate the missed ones.
Will IVEPRED 24MG TABLET alter the effects of birth control pills?
IVEPRED 24MG TABLET may reduce the effects of birth control pills. Therefore, try to avoid taking birth control pills along with IVEPRED 24MG TABLET. Consult your doctor for advice.
Can IVEPRED 24MG TABLET be used in pregnant women?
IVEPRED 24MG TABLET should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking IVEPRED 24MG TABLET if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.