Gamesolone

Gamesolone

methylprednisolone

Manufacturer:

Galenium
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Methylprednisolone
Indications/Uses
Abnormal adrenocortical function; allergy & inflammation of the skin & resp tract; additional therapy for rheumatic disease, hematologic or collagen diseases ie, SLE, acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis, hypercalcemia related to malignancy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Initially 4-48 mg as a single or divided doses. Multiple sclerosis 160 mg daily orally for 1 wk, then 64 mg once daily at 2-day interval for 1 mth thereafter. Childn 12 yr Individualized dose or as directed by the physician. After prolonged use, doses are to be gradually reduced.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Systemic fungal infections; recent immunization; peptic or duodenal ulcer, osteoporosis, history of psychosis, herpes; TB (except fulminant or disseminate type).
Special Precautions
Latent TB or reactivity to tuberculin, hypothyroidism & cirrhosis, ocular herpes simplex; vaccination during treatment. Pregnancy & lactation. Babies born of women receiving large doses of corticosteroid during pregnancy should be observed for signs of adrenal insufficiency.
Drug Interactions
Cyclosporin.
ATC Classification
H02AB04 - methylprednisolone ; Belongs to the class of glucocorticoids. Used in systemic corticosteroid preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Gamesolone tab 4 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp49,000/boks)
Form
Gamesolone tab 8 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp64,000/boks)
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