methylprednisolone sodium succinate - injection, Solu-Medrol
GENERIC NAME: METHYLPREDNISOLONE SODIUM SUCCINATE - INJECTION (METH-ull-pred-NISS-oh-lone)
BRAND NAME(S): Solu-Medrol
USES: This medication is used to treat various conditions such as severe allergic reactions, arthritis, blood diseases, breathing problems, certain cancers, eye diseases, intestinal disorders, and skin diseases. It decreases your body's natural defensive response and reduces symptoms such as swelling and allergic-type reactions. Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid hormone (glucocorticoid). This injectable form of methylprednisolone is used when a similar drug cannot be taken by mouth or when a very fast response is needed, especially in patients with severe medical conditions.This drug may also be used with other medications as a replacement for certain hormones.
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