Methylprednisolone is a type of corticosteroid medication that is used to treat a wide range of conditions, including inflammation, autoimmune disorders, allergic reactions, and certain types of cancer.
Methylprednisolone works by suppressing the immune system and reducing inflammation in the body. It is available in various forms, including tablets, injections, and topical creams or ointments.
The dosage and duration of treatment with Methylprednisolone will depend on the specific condition being treated, as well as the patient's age, weight, and overall health. It is important to follow the instructions of your healthcare provider while taking this medication.
Like all medications, Methylprednisolone may cause side effects in some people. Some common side effects of Methylprednisolone include increased appetite, weight gain, mood changes, trouble sleeping, and stomach upset. In rare cases, Methylprednisolone may cause more serious side effects, such as severe allergic reactions or an increased risk of infections. If you experience any severe or persistent side effects while taking Methylprednisolone, it is important to contact your healthcare provider immediately.