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      MEPRESSO I 1GM INJ

      Mepresso I 1GM injection
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Mepresso I 1GM injection is a corticosteroid, used to treat various medical conditions such as rheumatic disorders (condition that affects immune system causing pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints, muscles, bones), nephrotic syndrome (kidney disorder that results in the elimination of excess proteins from the body through urine), asthma (characterized by difficulty in breathing due to narrowing of the airways and excess production of mucus), skin conditions (blisters, red itchy scaly patches, sores), systemic lupus erythematosus (a condition in which your body attacks its own tissues and causes swelling and pain), eye disorders, lichen planus (skin rash), keloids (growth of extra scar tissue after an injury due to over deposition of protein called collagen), leukaemia (cancer that starts in blood-forming tissues, usually the bone marrow), multiple sclerosis (neurological condition that affects the brain and the spinal cord). However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Mepresso I 1GM injection is Methylprednisolone 1 GM

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Methylprednisolone is a steroid that works by blocking the production of specific chemical messengers (cyclooxygenase-2) in the body that are responsible for causing inflammation (pain, redness, swelling) and allergies.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Mepresso I 1GM injection:

      • Hypersensitivity to ingredients used in the injection
      • Systemic fungal infection
      • Concurrent administration of live attenuated vaccines
      • Caution:
      • Heart failure
      • Hypertension
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • Myasthenia gravis
      • Glaucoma
      • Osteoporosis
      • History of seizures
      • Thyroid disorders
      • Renal and hepatic impairment
      • Children and elderly
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Endace 160 MG injection is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Injection site reactions (pain, redness and swelling)
      • Mood changes
      • Dizziness
      • Reduction in bone density
      • Increased risk of infection
      • Thinning of skin
      • Stomach upset
      • Weight gain
      • Behavioural changes
      • Decreased urine output
      • Headache
      • Fluid retention
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Do not self-administer Mepresso I 1GM injection, your nurse or trained physician will give you the medicine. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor carefully. Continue to take the medicine till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions or as advised by your doctor. If a dose is missing, it should be taken as soon as possible.
      The injection can be taken with or without food.
      Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking Mepresso I 1GM injection more than the prescribed dosage. Since this injection will be given by doctor or nurse, therefore it is less likely that you will receive overdose of the medicine. However, if an overdose is suspected, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor. Symptoms of over dose may cause:

      • Peptic ulcer
      • Depression
      • Insomnia
      • Fluid retention
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Mepresso I 1GM injection only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among patients with renal problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any kidney disease, it is recommended to you consult your doctor before the taking this injection.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised among patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the injection may be needed on the basis of clinical condition of the patient. We recommend you to consult your doctor before the taking this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      This medicine is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before taking this injection.

      Lactation:

      This medicine is considered safe to use in nursing mothers unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on infants is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before taking the injection.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      This injection may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, fatigue, difficulty in concentration. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      High sodium diet should be avoided.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Mepresso I 1GM injection with ethinyl estradiol, amlodipine, fluconazole, NSAIDs, phenytoin, rifampicin, ketoconazole, live attenuated vaccines, warfarin, oestrogens, barbiturates, isoniazid, amphotericin B, furosemide, cholestyramine, digitalis glycosides.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
      • Store at cool temperature (2-8 degree Celsius), do not freeze
      • Keep the medicine out of reach of children.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks


      Drug Composition information
      What is Methylprednisolone for:

      This medication is a corticosteroid prescribed for severe allergies, arthritis, asthma, certain blood disorders and skin conditions.

      How does Methylprednisolone work:

      It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

      How should Methylprednisolone be used:

      It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein. The recommended dose range is 4 to 32mgday. IV- 1gm every 6 – 8 weeks.

      Common side effects of Methylprednisolone :

      High blood sugar. This most often goes back to normal when drug is stopped. Chance of getting an infection. Wash hands often. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Weight gain. Mood changes. Change in body fat. Weak bones with long-term use. Muscle weakness. Skin changes (pimples, stretch marks, slow healing, hair growth). Cataracts or glaucoma with long-term use. For women, vaginal yeast infection. Report itching or discharge.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Methylprednisolone :

      If you have an allergy to methylprednisolone or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a bad infection.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.5°F (38°C) or higher, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain. Feeling very tired, weak, or touchy; trembling; having a fast heartbeat, confusion, sweating, or dizziness if you missed a dose or recently stopped this drug. Trouble breathing. A big weight gain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Sudden change in eyesight. If you have been exposed to chickenpox and have not had chickenpox or had a chickenpox vaccine. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Methylprednisolone with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Methylprednisolone :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Corticosteroid Hormones


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Mepresso I 1GM injection?

      The injection is a corticosteroid, used to treat various medical conditions such as rheumatic disorders (condition that affects immune system causing pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints, muscles, bones), nephrotic syndrome (kidney disorder that results in the elimination of excess proteins from the body through urine), asthma (characterized by difficulty in breathing due to narrowing of the airways and excess production of mucus), skin conditions (blisters, red itchy scaly patches, sores), systemic lupus erythematosus (a condition in which your body attacks its own tissues and causes swelling and pain), eye disorders, lichen planus (skin rash), keloids (growth of extra scar tissue after an injury due to over deposition of protein called collagen), leukaemia (cancer that starts in blood-forming tissues, usually the bone marrow), multiple sclerosis (neurological condition that affects the brain and the spinal cord).

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Mepresso I 1GM injection?

      The medicine is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include mood changes, dizziness, reduction in bone density, increased risk of infection, thinning of skin, stomach upset, weight gain, behavioural changes, decreased urine output, headache, fluid retention.

      Q3. Should we take Mepresso I 1GM injection with food or without food?

      This injection can be taken with or without food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Mepresso I 1GM injection?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, severe liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the injection, systemic fungal infection, concurrent administration of live attenuated vaccines. Caution is advised among patients with heart failure, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, myasthenia gravis, glaucoma, osteoporosis, history of seizures, thyroid disorders, renal and hepatic impairment, children and elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Mepresso I 1GM injection make you sleepy?

      This injection may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, fatigue, difficulty in concentration. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Mepresso I 1GM injection harmful? What does an overdose of Mepresso I 1GM injection lead to?

      The injection is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Overdose of this medicine leads to peptic ulcer, depression, insomnia, fluid retention.

      Q7. Can I take Mepresso I 1GM injection during pregnancy?

      This medicine is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Q8. Can Mepresso I 1GM injection be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the injection without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Mepresso I 1GM injection?

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Mepresso I 1GM injection?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the injection according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q12. Can we give Mepresso I 1GM injection to children?

      If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used in children.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Mepresso I 1GM injection?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is within 1-2 hours of administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Mepresso I 1GM injection last?

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is clinically not established.

      Q15. Can we take Mepresso I 1GM injection daily?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Mepresso I 1GM injection?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Mepresso I 1GM injection?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

      bhagey khola, rangpo, east sikkim - 737132, india

      Packed By

      INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

      bhagey khola, rangpo, east sikkim - 737132, india

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