Name: A-Methapred

Uses of A-methapred

  • It is used for many health problems like allergy signs, asthma, adrenal gland problems, blood problems, skin rashes, or swelling problems. This is not a list of all health problems that A-methapred (methylprednisolone injection) may be used for. Talk with the doctor.

How is this medicine (A-methapred) best taken?

Use this medicine as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • It is given as a shot.
  • If you have been taking A-methapred for many weeks, talk with your doctor before stopping. You may want to slowly stop this medicine.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • Call your doctor to find out what to do.

A-MethaPred Drug Class

A-MethaPred is part of the drug classes:

  • Corticosteroids, combinations for treatment of acne

  • Corticosteroids, weak group I

  • Glucocorticoids

A-MethaPred and Lactation

Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.

You should not take methylprednisolone if you are breastfeeding. It may be excreted in your breast milk and may harm your nursing child.


A-MethaPred Usage

Take methylprednisolone exactly as prescribed.

Methylprednisolone comes as a tablet or liquid to be given directly by a healthcare professional.

Methylprednisolone tablet can be taken with or without food. It is recommended to take with food to prevent stomach irritation.

To avoid steroid withdrawal side effects, do not stop taking methylprednisolone suddenly. Discuss with your doctor about slowly decreasing the dose before stopping use of this medication altogether.

If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular time. Do not take two doses of methylprednisolone at the same time.