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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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Other name: Methylprednisolone (Methylprednisolone)
Other name: Deltasone (Deltasone)
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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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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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seem to help my breathing much in this last asthma attack....
" ...help my breathing much in this last asthma attack. ...I do often have bowel movements after taking prednisone and feel better and have better circulation to my extremities. now I'm on medrol... "

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

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

my doctor put me on Pred which did help. It was more than...
" ...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 ...but suspect the Pred worked becaus... "

yesterday due to the increased appetite and weight gai...
" ...well familiar with prednisone and it's effects. I have severe asthma and have ...of that. I\"ve stopped taking prednisone yesterday due to the increased appetite and weight gain. The docto... "

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and 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 wor... "

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through the side effects etc. Prednisone did nothing???...
" ...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...
" ...has given me the Medrol pack post starting that night post op which helps with the ...It is prednisone and... "

he was on prednisone or medrol, he had problems controlling...
" ...get those symptoms, but my husband was diabetic and anytime he was on prednisone or medrol, he had problems controlling and... "

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

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