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Asthma is the common chronic (medicine) inflammatory disease of the bronchi characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, revers...
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Medrol vs Prednisone for Asthma

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Other name: Methylprednisolone (Methylprednisolone)
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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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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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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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seem to help my breathing much in this last asthma attack....
" prednisone didn't seem to help my breathing much in this last asthma attack. maybe I have something ...my breathing than asthma. I do often have bowel movements after taking prednisone and feel better... "

why you were prescribed the prednisone, but just wanted to...
" Hi Liz, I have asthma, and find prednisone just ...harsh on my pouch. I have also had ulcers since surgery. I can tolerate Medrol, and it works for my asthma just ...sure why you were prescribed the... "

Not only did it calm my flare I had no side effects...
" ...suicidal. Have you tried Medrol? It really has been my miracle drug. I was scared ...try it after the Pred. but I was desperate. Not only did it calm my flare I had no side effects!! If you... "

my doctor put me on Pred which did help. It was more than...
" ...no difference. I've never taken Medrol for the UC, but did take it for reactive asthma. It didn't help, so my doctor put me on Pred which did help. It was more than ...the dosages, but suspect the Pred... "

sterday due to the increased appetite and weight gain....
" yes, I'm well familiar with prednisone and it's effects. I have severe asthma and have spent a ...a consequence of that. I\"ve stopped taking prednisone yesterday due to the increased appetite and... "

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nd I'm convinced it's what either started my tachycardia...
" Anyone taken Medrol? ...try another steroid for my asthma. But it's an emergency. ...I have been on prednisone many times and I'm convinced it's what either started my tachycardia or made it worse!!... "

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hrough the side effects etc. Prednisone did nothing???Gur...
" ...or Medrol..I know the Medrol 4mg tabs really helped me get through the side effects etc. Prednisone did... "

is for about 4 days. It is prednisone and worked well for me...
" My Ps has given me the Medrol pack post starting that night post op which helps with the swelling, etc ...4 days.... "

he was on prednisone or medrol, he had problems controlling...
" I don't get those symptoms, but my husband was diabetic and anytime he was on prednisone or medrol, he had problems controlling... "

in some prednisone today so I am on my way to feeling better
" ...For some reason the medrol pack (is that right....not sure I spelled correctly) doesn't work on me. Its the ...called me in some prednisone today... "

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