Dexamethasone vs Methylprednisolone

Dexamethasone
Methylprednisolone
Other name: Decadron Decadron
Other name: Medrol Medrol
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.5
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Method of use:
Injection, Oral Drops, Pill
Method of use:
Pill
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Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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 Symptoms
2
Hiccups
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Mood Swings
1
Increased Appetite
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Restlessness
1
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Met
Weight Gain
7
High Blood Pressure
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Drowsiness
1
Mood Swings
1
Tachycardia
1
Psychosis
1
Cataract
1
Impotence
1
UTI
1
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2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Dex
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2
2
Hiccups
Dex
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1
0
Sleep Disorders
Dex
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0
Mood Swings
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1
1
Increased Appetite
Dex
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1
0
High Blood Pressure
Dex
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1
3
Restlessness
Dex
Met
1
0
Weight Gain
Met
Dex
7
8
High Blood Pressure
Met
Dex
3
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Dex
2
2
Drowsiness
Met
Dex
1
0
Mood Swings
Met
Dex
1
1
Tachycardia
Met
Dex
1
0
Psychosis
Met
Dex
1
0
Cataract
Met
Dex
1
0
Impotence
Met
Dex
1
0
UTI
Met
Dex
1
0
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About Dexamethasone
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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Dexamethasone
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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