Generic Name(s): Methylprednisolone
Drug Class: Corticosteroids
Depo-Medrol belongs to a group of drugs that are known as corticosteroids. These are hormones that are produced by the body naturally and are needed for many different functions of the body. Depo-Medrol is a man made creation that has been designed to imitate the naturally occurring hormones of the body.
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Depo-Medrol is used in the treatment of pain and swelling that might occur due to arthritis or another joint disorder. This medication might be used in the treatment of various conditions like an allergic reaction, a blood disorder, eye condition, or certain cancer. It is given so as to reduce your immune system response. This in turn reduces the manner that the skin reacts to these conditions and then in turn reduces symptoms like pain, inflammation, and allergic reactions. It might also be used for other conditions that have not been listed.
Below you will find the uses for Depo-Medrol:
Depo-Medrol dosage tends to vary depending on your condition and how your body is reacting to medication. Have your doctor tell you the right dosage that suits your condition. Shake Depo-Medrol well before you use it, then inject directly to your joint. This medication can also be injected in some abnormal body tissue like the muscle or the skin. Ensure that your doctor has informed you of the right place that you are to inject the medication. Use the dosage given, do not stop using this medicine abruptly.
Depo-Medrol Side Effects
Depo-Medrol, like any other drug, comes with its collection of side effects that vary with each individual who uses it. When you first begin taking Depo-Medrol, watch yourself carefully for any worrying reactions. If you experience any severe side effects, consult with your doctor or medical professional immediately. Below is a list of known side effects. Note that this list is not complete.
- Dry mouth
- Stomach pain
- Lack of appetite
- Sweating for no reason
- Pain and redness at the injected site
- Inability to fight infections
- Yellowing of the skin and eyes
- Slow healing of wounds
- Swelling of the throat
Below you will find a list of drugs and substances that interact with Depo-Medrol. As with all drugs, before taking Depo-Medrol, you should make your doctor aware of any medications you may be taking, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as supplements and herbal remedies. Do not let anyone else take your medication, and consult your physician before taking any new medication. Note that this list is not complete.