Methylprednisolone

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METHYLPREDNISOLONE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Medrol
Phonetic Pronunciation: (meth-il-pred-NIS-oh-lone)
Information last revised July 2010

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This medication is used to treat various conditions such as allergic disorders; arthritis; blood diseases; breathing problems; certain cancers; eye diseases; intestinal disorders; collagen and skin diseases. It decreases your body's immune response to these diseases and reduces symptoms such as swelling and redness. Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid hormone (glucocorticoid). This drug may also be used with other medications as a replacement for certain hormones.
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