Methylprednisolone (Medrol) Prescription Online
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Methylprednisolone - Overview
Methylprednisolone, marketed under the name Medrol, is a type of glucocorticoid medication. People needing a methylprednisolone prescription can request help through Push Health from a licensed medical provider who can prescribe methylprednisolone (Medrol) if it is safe and appropriate to do so.
What Is Methylprednisolone Used For?
Methylprednisolone (Medrol) is used for a variety of clinical indications. Indications for Medrol tablets include endocrine disorders, rheumatic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, collagen diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatologic diseases, allergic states, respiratory diseases and hematological diseases. Methylprednisolone is similar to another corticosteroid medication, prednisone, although the anti-inflammatory effect of one mg of methylprednisolone is slightly different than that of one mg of prednisone.
Methylprednisolone - Dosage and Cost
Medrol tablets are available in the following doses: methylprednisolone 2 mg, methylprednisolone 4 mg, methylprednisolone 8 mg, methylprednisolone 16 mg and methylprednisolone 32 mg. MedOf the available doses, methylprednisolone 4 mg dosepak is a commonly prescribed regimen as the dosepak provides a convenient regimen of Medrol tablets. Medrol tablets should generally be stored at 20° C to 25° C. Methylprednisolone itself is a nearly white to white powder in crystalline form. Methylprednisolone is a relatively affordable medication at under 80 cents per tablet, or under $15 for a Medrol dose pack (21 tablets). Some insurance plans may also cover the cost of methylprednisolone tablets. Methylprednisolone coupons can be found online at times to help reduce any cash costs.
Can I Buy Methylprednisolone Dose Pack Online?
Methylprednisolone, and the branded equivalent Medrol, is a prescription medication. As a result, methylprednisolone is not available over-the-counter (OTC) in the US and one cannot legally buy methylprednisolone online. However, Push Health can connect people who need a methylprednisolone prescription with a licensed medical provider who can prescribe Medrol when appropriate.
Methylprednisolone - Side Effects
Side effects of methylprednisolone include fluid and electrolyte disturbances, weakness, osteoporosis, loss of muscle mass, weight gain, impaired wound healing, headache and growth suppression. Like any type of glucocorticoid medication, drug-induced adrenocortical insufficiency is a risk, especially after long-term medication use or without an appropriate tapering of the medication. People with an allergy or hypersensitivity to methylprednisolone should not use the medication. Methylprednisolone and alcohol should not be used together. Before using methylprednisolone, patients should discuss likely side effects with one's medical provider and pharmacist.
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Last updated May 1, 2019. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.