Dexamethasone vs Methylprednisolone
Did you mean taking both Dexamethasone and Methylprednisolone?
Dexamethasone is a steroid and an eye & vision care product.
Methylprednisolone is a steroid.
October 20, 1971
February 15, 1980
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Side Effects and Concerns
High Blood Pressure
High Blood Pressure
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
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.
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.
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.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking Dexamethasone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Before taking Methylprednisolone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Method of use
Injection, Oral Drops, Pill
Tablet: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 0.75 mg, 1 mg, 1.5 mg, 2 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg, 1.5 mg (21 tabs), 1.5 mg (35 tabs), 1.5 mg (51 tabs)
Solution: 0.1%, 0.5 mg/5 mL, 4 mg/mL, 24 mg/mL
Drops: 0.1%, 1 mg/mL
Elixir: , 0.5 mg/5 mL
Implant: 0.7 mg
Suspension: 8 mg/mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg, 24 mg, 32 mg
No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Dexamethasone , Dexamethasone Sod Phosphate
Methylprednisolone, Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate, Methylprednisolone; micronized
Interaction between Dexamethasone and Methylprednisolone: 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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