methylprednisolone


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Related to methylprednisolone: Methylprednisolone sodium succinate

meth·yl·pred·nis·o·lone

 (mĕth′əl-prĕd-nĭs′ə-lōn′)
n.
A glucocorticoid used therapeutically primarily as an anti-inflammatory agent.
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methylprednisolone

n metilprednisolona
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Past studies advocate the administration of intramuscular injections as safe, and as effective as oral steroid therapy, suggesting it as an effective alternative for patients with asthma or COPD who are at high risk for non-adherence or unwilling to take oral therapy.16,21-25 We postulate a single dose of methylprednisolone in our population is a safe strategy at the time of discharge after acute exacerbation of asthma and COPD.
The purpose of this study was to explore the clinical efficacy and safety of the use of methylprednisolone succinate in our patients admitted with cervical spine cord injury having incomplete paralysis.
While taking a detailed history, the patient stated he had been prescribed oral methylprednisolone 40 mg/day in the rheumatology department due to arthritis of the left ankle secondary to Behcet's disease.
The aim of the present study was to compare the therapeutic efficacy of different IT steroids including methylprednisolone and dexamethasone in the treatment of ISSHL.
Sulfasalazine treatment was discontinued, and methylprednisolone was initiated at a dose of I mg/kg/day.
In our clinic, low-dose (1-2 mg/kg/day) and long-term intravenous methylprednisolone therapy was initiated in patients with ARDS as routine therapy after 2010 because it has been shown to reduce systemic side effects and improve outcomes including mortality rates (7, 8).
A study did by Gallatin et al 40 patients with irreversible pulpitis were given an injection of either 1 ml (40mg/ml) of methylprednisolone or 1 ml of saline by intraosseous route.
An excellent response to methylprednisolone suggested HIDAC-induced immune-mediated neuropathy occurred due to either by nerve damage with resultant exposure or modification of peripheral nerve antigen or by an effect on reconstituting immune cells,[3] and same observation was obtained in this case report also.
He received intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) (0.4 g/kg daily for five days) and 1 g of methylprednisolone daily for five days, followed by tapering doses of prednisone over four weeks.
The methylprednisolone dosage was decreased to 32 mg/day and tapered 16 mg per week.
In group 3 (n=8), the thioacetami de+methylprednisolone group, treatment with methylprednisolone (30 mg/kg intraperitoneal) was commenced 48 h before the first dose of thioacetamide.
An earlier animal study also demonstrated the beneficial effect of methylprednisolone on laser-induced retinal lesions.