Both of the drugs are corticosteroids with pretty much the same effect on illness prescribed for and side effects(weht gain,cushingoid features,insomnia,fat deposits on back and stomach,thinning and bruising of skin,irritability,etc all of these are more pronounced the longer you take the med) Methylpred(Medrol) is available as a parenteral prep so it can be given orally,thru an intramuscular injection or an IV preparation. Since I don't have insurance rht now, some nehbors of mine get one or the other (different nehbor, different med) and they rarely use the Rx, so they give me their extra and I wasn't sure which would be a better Rx. Usually people are trying to get the pain pills etc. I was recently dx with SLE and was on a short term Prednisone treatment until my follow-up. Each vial of powder contains methylprednisolone sodium succinate 1326.0 mg equivalent to 1000 mg of methylprednisolone. A sensitive, specific and precise hh-performance liquid chromatographic assay for the simultaneous determination of methylprednisolone, methylprednisone and corticosterone using betamethasone as the internal standard is reported.
Corticosteroid Tabs: 2, 4, 8, 16, 24, 32 mg Tabs, dose pack (Medrol Dosepack and others): 4 mg (21s) Injection, Na succinate (Solu-Medrol and others): 40, 125, 500, 1000, 2000 mg (IV or IM use); may contain benzyl alcohol Injection, Acetate (Depo-Medrol and others): 20, 40, 80 mg/m L (IM repository); may contain polyethylene glycol (1, 5 m L) Anti-inflammatory/immunosuppressive: Asthma exacerbations (2007 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Guideline Recommendations; dose until peak expiratory flow reaches 70% of predicted or personal best): Child ≤ 12 yr (IM/IV/PO): 1–2 mg/kg/24 hr ÷ Q12 hr ( max. Hher alternative regimen of 1 mg/kg/dose Q6 hr × 48 hr, followed by 1–2 mg/kg/24 hr ( max. See Chapter 30 for relative steroid potencies and doses based on BSA. Methylprednisolone (methylprednisone) belongs to a class of drugs ed corticosteroids.
Fludrocortisone (Florinef) is used for its mineralocorticoid activity (causing increased reabsorption of sodium and loss of potassium/hydrogen).
Methylprednisolone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Methylprednisolone is used to treat conditions such as arthritis, blood disorders, severe allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/kidney/intestinal/lung diseases, and immune system disorders.
Conditions it is used in include skin diseases, rheumatic disorders, allergies, asthma, croup, COPD, certain cancers, multiple sclerosis, and as add on therapy for tuberculosis. CIALIS PILLS EMAIL
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