Methylprednisolone is used for the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders, inflammation and nephrotic syndrome.
How it Works
Methylprednisolone is known as a corticosteroid. Methylprednisolone has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body. Methylprednisolone works to treat the conditions by affecting the body`s release of the substances that trigger inflammation. This release of the substances normally occurs due to an immune system response, however, Methylprednisolone works by stopping it, which leads to the treatment of of the conditions listed.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Methylprednisolone may suffer from such side effects; Acne, Bloated abdomen, Appetite changes, Muscular soreness, Dryness of the scalp or thinner hair, Electrolyte imbalance, Headache, Dizziness, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Facial swelling, Increased risk of infection, Insomnia, Increased hair growth, Vomiting, Muscle disorders, Black and bloody stools