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Predmet 16 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Methyl Prednisolone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 06, 2019

This medication is a steroidal drug. It prevents the release of certain chemicals in the body that results in inflammation. The drug is quite effective in the treatment of several inflammatory health problems such as gland disorders, lupus, arthritis, psoriasis as well as ulcerative colitis. It also treats various other inflammatory conditions of the lungs, skin, eyes, blood cells, stomach and nervous system of the body.

Because the steroid is strong it can lead to many side effects which gradually disappear as the body adjusts to the drug. Some of these side effects are weakness and slight muscle pain, headache, bloating and discomfort of the stomach. Make sure to contact your doctor if you experience the following-

  • Tunnel or blurred vision along with eye pain
  • Problems with breathing
  • Behavioral changes, mood swing and depression
  • Pain in the arms back or leg
  • Convulsions

Below are the conditions for which this medication is used:

Side effects that can occur because of consuming this medication are:

  • Aggression Or Anger

  • Decreased Urine Output

  • Dizziness

  • Change In Mood

  • Increased Appetite

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for a duration of 30-36 hours after an oral dose.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medication is observed within 30 minutes of an intravenous injection.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is recommended for pregnant women only if clearly needed and if no other safer alternative is available.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is known to excreted through breast milk in small amounts. Use this medicine only if needed when no other safer alternative is available.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Predmet 16 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

This medication belongs to Glucocorticoids class of drugs. It works by binding to the receptor and inhibits the release of inflammatory substances thus helps in the treatment of inflammation or allergic disorders.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    This medication is used with caution in the patients with gastrointestinal diseases. The risk of bleeding is more when taken for a long duration of time. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

    Diabetes

    This medication is used with caution in the patients with diabetes as it increases the blood glucose levels. Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. A suitable antidiabetic agent is prescribed based on the clinical condition.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Grapefruit juice

    Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended when you are taking this medication. Inform the doctor if you experience any undesired effects.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    Use with caution as this combination will increase the concentration of this medication. Inform the doctor if you are taking either of the medicines. Consider an alternative medicine or dose adjustments after consulting your doctor.

    Azole antifungal agents

    Use of ketoconazole and itraconazole should be avoided as these medicines may increase the concentration of this medication in the body which may cause swelling, high blood glucose, weight gain, and growth abnormalities in the children. Dose adjustments or an alternative medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    Antihypertensives

    Use with caution as this combination will decrease the concentration of Antihypertensives. This interaction is more likely to occur if this medication is taken for more than a week. Inform the doctor if you are taking either of the medicines. Consider an alternative medicine or dose adjustments after consulting your doctor.

    Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    Use with caution as this combination will increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Inform the doctor if you are taking either of the medicines. Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.
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About Predmet 16 MG Tablet
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