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Dexamethasone

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Methylprednisolone

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Other Names: Medrol   Solu Medrol   Methylpred   Medrol Dosepak
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 22,446 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 6,160 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Dexamethasone is a potent synthetic member of the glucocorticoid class of steroid drugs. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive drug. It is 20 to 30 times more potent than the naturally occurring hormone cortisol and 4 to 5 times more pote... Read more on Wikipedia
Methylprednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid or corticosteroid drug. It is marketed in the USA and Canada under the brand names Medrol and Solu-Medrol. It is also available as a generic drug.It is a variant of prednisolone, methylated at carbon 6 of ... Read more on Wikipedia
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October 10, 2013
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What patients are saying about Dexamethasone vs. Methylprednisolone

163 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
cycle i was put on dexamethasone ( 0.25mg daily - which...
...last cycle i was put on dexamethasone ( 0.25mg daily - which ...a pill). this cycle i was given methylprednisolone. i wanted to ask...
put on a bunch of neuro meds that caused more weight gain...
...Dexamethasone (very potent) and a few other variations in VERY high doses... I got Cushing's syndrome. Then I got put on a bunch of neuro ...
this approach works well for...
...before, but I don't feel dexamethasone works as well or lasts ...to far lateral ILESI with triamcinolone/methylprednisolone, this approach works well for many patients, the...
Can i use up the dexamethasone and finish with the...
...vs methylprednisolone I've got and allergic reaction to poison oak. I have some dexamethasone and methylprednisolone from previous reactions. Can i use up the dexamethasone and finish wit...
5 days��with taper over��10 days (very horrible experience...
...two courses of oral dexamethasone 16mg for 5 days��with taper over��10 days (very horrible experience)��in April��and November last ...was 5 days 500mg methylprednisolone, a less hideous experie...
are methylprednisolone, prednisolone and dexamethasone....
...effects that can be given IV are methylprednisolone, prednisolone and dexamethasone. i hope this helps!...
talk about using methylprednisolone to treat relapses, but...
Dexamethasone V Methylprednisolone Hi  Does anyone know what the difference is between theese steroids? Most MS publications and ...tend to talk about using methylprednisolone to treat relapses, ...
steroid used is Methylprednisone instead of Dexamethasone....
...except the steroid used is Methylprednisone instead of Dexamethasone. I tolerated it fine ...comes to side-effects. The worst part is the Cisplatin which made me ...the protocol is EPOCH foll...
attack. Treatment of Dexamethasone-Induced Hiccup in...
...occasional 45 minute attack. Treatment of Dexamethasone-Induced Hiccup in Chemotherapy Patients by Methylprednisolone Rotation\" Hiccups with high dose dexamethasone administration: A case...
Can be given orally or IM methylprednisolone used for IV...
...used for IV pulsed therapy dexamethasone longer acting. fludrocortisone used to replace aldosterone where the adrenal cortex has been destroyed beclomethasone and budesonide...
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