Mesol

Mesol

methylprednisolone

Manufacturer:

Gracia Pharmindo
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Methylprednisolone.
Indications/Uses
Endocrine disorders, rheumatic disorders, collagen disease, skin diseases, bronchial asthma, atopic dermatitis; ophth, resp & GI diseases; hematological disorders, neoplastic disease, edematous states, acute exacerbation of multiple sclerosis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 4-48 mg daily. Multiple sclerosis 160 mg daily for some wk, followed by 64 mg daily for 1 mth.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Systemic fungal infections, gastric ulcer, osteoporosis, psychiatric disorders, amoebiasis, poliomyelitis, narrow- or open-angle glaucoma, viral infections.
Special Precautions
Prolonged use (especially in babies & childn). Nonspecific ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis intestinal anastomoses, active or latent peptic ulcer, renal insufficiency, HTN, osteoporosis, myasthenia gravis. Concomitant use w/ acetylsalicylic acid in patients w/ hypoprothrombinemia. Hypothyroidism, cirrhosis, diabetes. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Electrolyte & fluid imbalances, musculoskeletal disorder, peptic ulcer associated w/ bleeding & perforation, pancreatitis, abdominal distension, ulcerative esophagitis, skin diseases, convulsion, increased intracranial pressure w/ papilloedema, vertigo, headache, seizure, pseudotumor cerebri, endocrine disturbances, posterior silocapsular cataract, increased IOP, glaucoma, exophthalmus, negative nitrogen balance due to protein catabolism, hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Cardiac glycosides, diuretics, antidiabetic agents, coumarin derivatives, rifampicin, phenytoin, barbiturates, aspirin, cyclosporine, ketoconazole, troleandomycin.
ATC Classification
H02AB04 - methylprednisolone ; Belongs to the class of glucocorticoids. Used in systemic corticosteroid preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Mesol tab 16 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp150,000/boks)
Form
Mesol tab 8 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp105,000/boks)
Form
Mesol tab 4 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp60,000/boks)
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