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Zempred 8 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Methyl Prednisolone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

This medication prevents the release of certain chemicals in the body that results in inflammation. It is quite effective in the treatment of a number of 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.

Before you start the course of this medicine, give a detailed history of your allergies, overall fitness and existing health problems to the doctor. Those who suffer from problems like hypertension, heart disease, kidney or liver issues should exercise caution.

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:

Side effects that might occur after consumption of this medicine include:

  • Aggression Or Anger

  • Decreased Urine Output

  • Dizziness

  • Headache

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Change In Mood

  • Increased Appetite

  • Increased Glucose Level In Blood

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 30-36 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine is observed within 30 minutes.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine 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 medication only if clearly needed when no other safer alternative is available.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zempred 8 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any 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.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

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

The medicine 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 Alcohol


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


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    Use with caution as this combination will increase the concentration of this drug.
  • Interaction with Food

    Grapefruit juice

    Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended when you are taking Zempred 8 MG Tablet. Inform the doctor if you experience any undesired effects.

Ques: What is Zempred 8 MG Tablet?

Ans: Zempred tablet is a medication which has Methylprednisolone as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by increasing the level of corticosteroid and controls inflammation.

Ques: What are the uses of Zempred 8 MG Tablet?

Ans: Zempred 8 MG is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Acute Gout, Psoriasis, Nephrotic syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Asthma, Osteoarthritis, Bursitis, etc.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Zempred 8 MG Tablet?

Ans: Aggression or anger, Decreased urine output, Dizziness, Headache, Difficulty in breathing are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Zempred 8 MG Tablet?

Ans: Zempred should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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About Zempred 8 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Zempred 8 MG Tablet
What are the contraindications of Zempred 8 MG Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Zempred 8 MG Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Zempred 8 MG Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Zempred 8 MG Tablet ?
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