FAQs ABOUT MACPRED 16MG
Can I stop taking MACPRED 16MG abruptly?
No. Do not stop taking MACPRED 16MG abruptly without consulting your doctor, as it may result in withdrawal symptoms such as itchy skin, fever, muscle and joint pains, runny nose, sticky eyes, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, headache, feeling tired, peeling skin and weight loss.
Can MACPRED 16MG cause headache?
Yes. MACPRED 16MG may cause headache in some individuals. Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Do not drink too much alcohol. Ask your pharmacist to recommend a painkiller. If it does not get better, contact your doctor.
Can MACPRED 16MG cause suicidal thoughts?
Yes. MACPRED 16MG may cause mental problems such as depression, anxiety, hallucinations, or suicidal thoughts which could be serious. Contact your doctor immediately in such cases. Your doctor might lower your dose or think of an alternative treatment.
Is MACPRED 16MG a steroid?
Yes. MACPRED 16MG is a corticosteroid. Supplying your body with extra corticosteroid such as methylprednisolone can help your body in conditions associated with adrenal insufficiency.
Can MACPRED 16MG be used in children?
Yes. MACPRED 16MG should be used with caution in children (under 18 years). Consult your doctor before taking
Can MACPRED 16MG cause weight gain?
MACPRED 16MG can cause weight gain especially when high doses are taken for a long time or when repeated short courses are taken. Please consult your doctor if this bothers you.