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Methylprednisone is a common misspelling of methylprednisolone

What is methylprednisolone (methylprednisone)?

Methylprednisolone (methylprednisone) belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Methylprednisolone (methylprednisone) is used to treat severe inflammation due to certain conditions, including severe asthma, severe allergies, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, certain blood disorders, lupus, multiple sclerosis, and certain eye and skin conditions. Methylprednisolone (methylprednisone) is also used to people to treat primary or secondary adrenal cortex insufficiency (inability of the adrenal gland to produce sufficient hormone).

Methylprednisolone (methylprednisone) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Methylprednisolone (methylprednisone) side effects may include stomach upset, headache, dizziness, menstrual period changes, trouble sleeping and weight gain.

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