Rhea Methylprednisolone

Rhea Methylprednisolone Description

methylprednisolone

Manufacturer:

Pfizer

Distributor:

Philusa
Full Prescribing Info
Description
4 mg Tablet: Each tablet contains 4 mg of methylprednisolone.
16 mg Tablet: Each tablet contains 16 mg of methylprednisolone.
This product contains methylprednisolone which is a glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Methylprednisolone occurs as a white to practically white, odorless, crystalline powder. It is sparingly soluble in alcohol, in dioxane, and in methanol, slightly soluble in acetone, and in chloroform, and very slightly soluble in ether. It is practically insoluble in water.
The chemical name for methylprednisolone is pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 11,17, 21-trihydroxy-6-methyl-,(6α, 11β)-and the molecular weight is 374.48.
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