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6-alpha-methylprednisolone
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Description

Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid medication used to treat a variety of conditions, including allergies, asthma, arthritis, and skin conditions. It works by reducing inflammation and suppressing the immune system. Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, insomnia, and increased appetite.

Brand names associated with methylprednisolone include Medrol, Depo-Medrol, Solu-Medrol, and A-Methapred.

Synonyms
  • methylprednisolone
Classifications
  • corticosteroid
  • glucocorticoid
  • hormone
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