Methylprednisolone 4mg Tablets

BRAND NAME: Mylocort 4

COMPOSITION: Methylprednisolone 4mg

Pack size: 10×10 Alu Alu

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Methylprednisolone is a steroid or corticosteroid medicine used in the treatment of various medical conditions such as allergies, joint inflammation (arthritis), breathing problems (e.g., asthma), certain blood disorders, collagen diseases (e.g., lupus), certain eye diseases (e.g., keratitis), cancer (e.g., leukemia), endocrine problems (e.g., adrenocortical insufficiency), intestinal problems (e.g., ulcerative colitis), swelling due to certain conditions, or skin conditions (e.g., psoriasis). Methylprednisolone is available at Servocare Life Science under the brand name Mylocort 4. The medicine is made with high-quality raw materials to ensure adherence to healthcare standards and regulatory compliance. 

Take the medicine as per the dosage and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablets as it may irritate the mouth. It is advised to swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Some users may observe a few side effects such as weight gain, indigestion, problems sleeping (insomnia), restlessness, mild mood changes, and sweating. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Methylprednisolone, or similar medicines. 

Medical Benefits of Methylprednisolone Tablets

Methylprednisolone is primarily prescribed in the treatment of rheumatic disorders, Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), allergic conditions, eye disorders, and skin disorders. It belongs to the category of drugs called steroids or corticosteroids. The medicine works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers known as ‘histamine,’ which is naturally involved in allergic reactions. 

The medicine provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies. Methylprednisolone is used to prevent organ rejection after a transplant.

Directions for Use 

Properly read the description given along with the Methylprednisolone tablets. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablets as it may irritate the mouth. It is advised to swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. 

Side Effects of Methylprednisolone Tablets

Mostly the side effects of Methylprednisolone tablets are mild to temporary and get resolved over time. The side effects may vary in all the users as they depend on the physiological condition and response to the therapy. Immediately inform your doctor in case your side effects persist with time or get severe. The range of side effects noticed on using the Methylprednisolone tablets are mentioned as follows: 

  • Weight gain
  • Indigestion
  • Problems sleeping (insomnia)
  • Feeling restless
  • Sweating a lot
  • Mild mood changes

Drug Interactions 

Methylprednisolone tablets may interact with other medicines and cause adverse side effects. The medicines also tend to interact with certain food items and diseases. Do not take Methylprednisolone tablets with the following mentioned medications. 

  • Medicines used to treat tuberculosis (e.g. rifampicin, isoniazid)
  • Blood thinners (e.g. aspirin, warfarin)
  • Antiepilepsy drugs (e.g. carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin)
  • Anticholinergics (e.g. amitriptyline)
  • Medicines used for myasthenia gravis (e.g. neostigmine)
  • Antidiabetic medications (e.g. Insulin)
  • HIV medications (e.g. cobicistat)
  • sex hormones (e.g. estrogen)
  • NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen, naproxen)
  • Diuretics (e.g. thiazides, furosemide, methacrylic acid)
  • Medicines are used to treat lung diseases or asthma (e.g. theophylline, salbutamol, terbutaline, salmeterol, formoterol)
  • Antibiotics used for fungal infection (e.g. amphotericin B).

Safety Precautions and Warnings 

  1. Avoid consuming alcohol with Methylprednisolone tablets as it may interact and cause adverse side effects. 
  1. Do not take Methylprednisolone tablets without a doctor’s consultation if you are pregnant or breastfeeding your baby. 
  1. Store the Methylprednisolone tablets in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight. 
  1. Stop taking Methylprednisolone tablets and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat, or tongue, or breathing difficulties while taking it. 
  1. Keep the Methylprednisolone tablets out of reach of children and pets. Properly dispose of the discarded or expired medicines. 


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