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Inflammation (Latin, wikt:en:inflammo number Latin, “I ignite, set alight”) is part of the complex biological response of Blood ve...
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Prednisone 24,987 Ibuprofen 19,740 Methotrexate 8,443
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Dexamethasone
VS.
Methylprednisolone
Other name: Decadron (Decadron)
Other name: Medrol (Medrol)
2.0
0.5
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Nausea*
Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
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Inflammation
Infection
Vomiting*
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Inflammation
Swelling
RA
Autoimmune Disease
MS
Rash
Asthma
Lupus
Arthritis
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Method of use:
Injection, Oral Drops, Pill
Method of use:
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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...
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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 ...
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Top Concerns
Dex
Weight Gain
8
Infertility
2
Brain Tumor
2
Withdrawal
2
Blood Clots
2
Mood Swings
1
Hiccups
1
Not Sleeping
1
Increased Appetite
1
Restless
1
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Met
Weight Gain
7
High Blood Pressure
2
Withdrawal
2
Drowsy
1
Myelitis
1
Tinnitus
1
Mood Swings
1
UTI
1
Psychotic
1
Tachycardia
1
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Weight Gain
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Brain Tumor
Dex
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0
Withdrawal
Dex
Met
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2
Blood Clots
Dex
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Mood Swings
Dex
Met
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1
Hiccups
Dex
Met
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Not Sleeping
Dex
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Increased Appetite
Dex
Met
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Restless
Dex
Met
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Weight Gain
Met
Dex
7
8
High Blood Pressure
Met
Dex
2
0
Withdrawal
Met
Dex
2
2
Drowsy
Met
Dex
1
0
Myelitis
Met
Dex
1
0
Tinnitus
Met
Dex
1
0
Mood Swings
Met
Dex
1
1
UTI
Met
Dex
1
0
Psychotic
Met
Dex
1
0
Tachycardia
Met
Dex
1
0
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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...
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About Methylprednisolone
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 ...
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Dexamethasone still appears to be the best correct...
" ...patient who's been getting prednisone, methylprednisolone, prednisolone, or dexamethasone won't have ...that paper states: Dexamethasone still appears to be the best correct answer to... "

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... "

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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 ... "

reaction from methylprednisolone (not from...
" ...needle strike, or irritation/gout-like reaction from methylprednisolone (not from dexamethasone). I asked if there were ...I would vomit. Then he got angry that I wouldn't let... "

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... "

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... "

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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... "

was thinking ILESI with methylprednisolone vs. caudal with...
" I was thinking ILESI with methylprednisolone vs. caudal with dexamethasone due to potential vasculature. I did not think of TFESI due to inability... "

me taking methylprednisolone after doing the dexamethasone....
" ...said it's an allergic reaction to Taxotere too. He has me taking methylprednisolone after doing the dexamethasone. So far 2nd infusion... "

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... "

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