Melpred 16mg Tablet Description:
Methylprednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called as corticosteroids. It increases the level of corticosteroid, which are naturally present in the body and thereby controls inflammation. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body..
Melpred 16mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Skin scar, Altered bone growth, Cataract, Behavioural changes.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Melpred 16mg Tablet is to be taken with food.Avoid Melpred 16mg Tablet with dietary sodium.
Is Melpred a steroid or an antibiotic drug?
Melpred is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
Is Melpred a narcotic or addictive drug?
No. Melpred is not a narcotic or an addictive drug
Can I take Melpred if I have high blood pressure?
You can take Melpred if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. It is prescribed in such situation when benefit outweighs the risk