Lameson

Lameson

methylprednisolone

Manufacturer:

Lapi
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
6α-methylprednisolone
Indications/Uses
Inflammatory & allergic conditions, rheumatic disorders which respond to corticosteroid therapy, resp & dermatologic diseases, endocrine disorders, various autoimmune diseases, haematologic disorders, nephrotic syndrome.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 4-48 mg daily, then gradually reduced to the lowest effective dose for maintenance. Childn 0.8-1.1 mg/kg.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
TB, systemic fungal infection, herpes simplex, DM, varicella, osteoporosis.
Special Precautions
Stress, psychotic tendencies, renal insufficiency, HTN, peptic ulcer. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Na & fluid retention, impaired wound healing, carbohydrate metabolic disorders, muscle weakness, increased intraocular & intracranial pressure, osteoporosis.
Drug Interactions
Antidiabetics, NSAIDs, rifampicin, barbiturates.
MIMS Class
Corticosteroid Hormones
ATC Classification
H02AB04 - methylprednisolone ; Belongs to the class of glucocorticoids. Used in systemic corticosteroid preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Lameson tab 16 mg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp540,000/pak)
Form
Lameson tab 4 mg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp200,000/pak)
Form
Lameson tab 8 mg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp335,000/pak)
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