Cortef vs Solu Medrol

Cortef
(Rx)
Solu Medrol
(Rx)
Cortef is a steroid.
Solu Medrol is a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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December 15, 1952
May 18, 1959
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,829 Discussions
13,109 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Cortef is prescribed for Addison's Disease and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for MS
#2 for Asthma
#3 for Rash
#4 for Lupus
#6 for RRMS
#7 for Spasms
Solu Medrol is prescribed for MS and Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cor
Weight Gain
9
Hypoglycemia
3
High Blood Pressure
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Stomach Problems
1
Bone Loss
1
Decreased Libido
1
Insulin Resistance
1
Mood Swings
1
Endometritis
1
Sol
Weight Gain
5
Metallic Taste
1
High Blood Pressure
1
UTI
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Tachycardia
1
Mood Swings
1
Cataract
1
Hyperglycemia
1
Restlessness
1
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Cortef
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Solu Medrol
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Weight Gain
Cor
Sol
9
5
Hypoglycemia
Cor
Sol
3
0
High Blood Pressure
Cor
Sol
2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cor
Sol
1
1
Stomach Problems
Cor
Sol
1
0
Bone Loss
Cor
Sol
1
0
Decreased Libido
Cor
Sol
1
0
Insulin Resistance
Cor
Sol
1
0
Mood Swings
Cor
Sol
1
1
Endometritis
Cor
Sol
1
0
Weight Gain
Sol
Cor
5
9
Metallic Taste
Sol
Cor
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Sol
Cor
1
2
UTI
Sol
Cor
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Sol
Cor
1
1
Tachycardia
Sol
Cor
1
0
Mood Swings
Sol
Cor
1
1
Cataract
Sol
Cor
1
0
Hyperglycemia
Sol
Cor
1
0
Restlessness
Sol
Cor
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Cortef during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Solu Medrol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Pill
Injection
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg
Solution: 2 gram, 40 mg, 125 mg, 500 mg, 1000 mg, 2000 mg, 125 mg/2 mL, 500 mg/4 mL, 1000 mg/8 mL, 40 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Hydrocortisone , Hydrocortisone Acetate
Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate, Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate/Pf
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cortef and Solu Medrol: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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