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Medrol Safety Information and Side Effects

Medrol Safety Information

Dyspnoea ( 22 reports)    ➢ More

Cushing^s Syndrome, Localised Oedema, Dyspnoea, Skin Striae, Myopathy, Insulin Resistance

This case suggests a potential Medrol Dyspnoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 44-year-old patient from BE (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): asthma,insulin resistance and used Medrol (dosage: 32 Mg, 1x/day) starting Jan 18, 2012. Soon after starting Medrol the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Cushing^s Syndrome
  • Localised Oedema
  • Dyspnoea
  • Skin Striae
  • Myopathy
  • Insulin Resistance
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Glucophage (500 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Zaldiar (1 Df, 1x/day)
  • Burinex (5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Aldactone (100 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Inuvair (Unk)
  • Ventolin (Unk)
  • Pantomed (40 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Brexine (2 Mg, 1x/day)
  • The patient was hospitalized. Although Medrol demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dyspnoea, may still occur.

    Vomiting ( 21 reports)    ➢ More

    Duodenal Ulcer Haemorrhage, Chest Pain, Vomiting

    Adverse event was reported on Sep 16, 2013 by a male taking Medrol (Dosage: NA) . Location: NO , 82 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Medrol side effects: duodenal ulcer haemorrhage, chest pain, vomiting.
    Associated medications used:
    • Fragmin (dalteparin Sodium) Solution For Injection
    • Ramipril
    • Albyl-e
    • Somac (pantoprazole Sodium)
    • Laxoberal
    • Galvus (vildagliptin)
    • Insulatard (insulin Human Injection, Isophane) Injection
    • Actrapid (insulin)
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Pyrexia ( 20 reports)    ➢ More

    Rash Maculo-papular, Aphthous Stomatitis, Genital Ulceration, Eyelid Oedema, Pyrexia, Eosinophil Percentage Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased

    This Pyrexia problem was reported by a physician from HR. A 4-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Oct 18, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Medrol (dosage: 64 Mg). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Medrol, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Rash Maculo-papular
    • Aphthous Stomatitis
    • Genital Ulceration
    • Eyelid Oedema
    • Pyrexia
    • Eosinophil Percentage Increased
    • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
    • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
    • Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased
    The patient was hospitalized. Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Pyrexia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Pneumonia ( 18 reports)    ➢ More

    Metastases To Lung, Metastatic Neoplasm, Disease Progression, Pneumonia, Dizziness, Constipation, Vomiting, Myalgia, Fatigue

    A case of a 42-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from NO was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nausea,breast cancer metastatic and was treated with Medrol (dosage: 32 Mg, 1x/day) starting Oct 25, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Trastuzumab-dm1 (270 Mg, Unk)
  • Neurontin (600 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Somac (40 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Oxycodone (10 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Fentanyl (200 Ug)
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Metastases To Lung
    • Metastatic Neoplasm
    • Disease Progression
    • Pneumonia
    • Dizziness
    • Constipation
    • Vomiting
    • Myalgia
    • Fatigue
    The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Medrol could cause Pneumonia and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Malaise ( 17 reports)    ➢ More


    on May 07, 2013 a Female from US , 80 years of age, was treated with Medrol. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Medrol side effects: malaise. Medrol dosage: 4 Mg, 1x/day.
    Associated medications used:
    • Paxil Cr (Unk)
    • Nexium (Unk)
    • Glucophage (Unk)
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Common Medrol Side Effects

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    Dyspnoea (22)
    Vomiting (21)
    Pyrexia (20)
    Pneumonia (18)
    Malaise (17)
    Pain (16)
    Hypertension (16)
    Diabetes Mellitus (16)
    Asthenia (15)
    Erythema (14)
    Anxiety (14)
    Diarrhoea (14)
    Myalgia (14)
    Oedema Peripheral (13)
    Gait Disturbance (13)
    Dizziness (13)
    Deep Vein Thrombosis (13)
    Hyperglycaemia (12)
    Myocardial Infarction (12)
    Osteonecrosis (11)
    Abdominal Pain Upper (11)
    Arthralgia (11)
    Hypersensitivity (11)
    Interstitial Lung Disease (10)
    Nasopharyngitis (10)
    Nausea (10)
    Weight Decreased (9)
    Rash (9)
    Osteoporosis (9)
    Kidney Transplant Rejection (9)
    Headache (9)
    Fatigue (9)
    Depression (9)
    Blood Pressure Increased (9)
    Abdominal Pain (9)
    Cataract (8)
    Asthma (8)
    Atrial Fibrillation (8)
    Blood Creatinine Increased (8)
    Blood Glucose Increased (8)
    Sleep Disorder (8)
    Chest Pain (8)
    Vision Blurred (8)
    Syncope (8)
    Pulmonary Embolism (8)
    Pancytopenia (8)
    Confusional State (7)
    Condition Aggravated (7)
    Chest Discomfort (7)
    Decreased Appetite (7)

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