FAQs ABOUT MEDROL
Can I stop taking MEDROL abruptly?
No. Do not stop taking MEDROL 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 MEDROL cause headache?
Yes. MEDROL 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 MEDROL cause suicidal thoughts?
Yes. MEDROL 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 MEDROL a steroid?
Yes. MEDROL is a corticosteroid. Supplying your body with extra corticosteroid such as methylprednisolone can help your body in conditions associated with adrenal insufficiency.
Can MEDROL be used in children?
Yes. MEDROL should be used with caution in children (under 18 years). Consult your doctor before taking
Can MEDROL cause weight gain?
MEDROL 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.