Latest research on Methylprednisolone

A prednisolone derivative with similar anti-inflammatory action. [PubChem]

Latest findings

The corticosteroid solution consisted of Methylprednisolone 40 mg (Sol Mercort, Fuji, Toyama, Japan) (1 mL), 7.5 mg/mL ropivacaine (Anapeine, AstraZeneca, Osaka, Japan) (40 mL), 10 mg/mL morphine hydrochloride hydrate (Takeda, Osaka, Japan) (0.8 mL), 1.0 mg/mL epinephrine (Bosmin, Daiichi-Sankyo, Tokyo, Japan) (0.3 mL), 50 mg of Ketoprofen (Capisten, Kissei, Matsumoto, Japan) (2.5 mL), and normal saline (15.4 mL). [source, 2016]
In our study, we chose to use Methylprednisolone, an intermediate-acting corticosteroid which is five-times more potent than hydrocortisone, [source, 2016]
A provisional diagnosis of retrobulbar optic neuritis was made at that time and she had received intravenous Methylprednisolone (IVMP) one gram once daily for 5 days without any improvement. [source, 2016]
Forty two patients (51.22 %) received glucocorticoid therapy, including intravenous Methylprednisolone and intravenous Dexamethasone. [source, 2016]
In the present study, we aimed to compare the safety and efficacy of Tamsulosin, Alfuzosin and their combinations with Methylprednisolone in the medical management of lower ureteric stones. [source, 2016]
Group I patients received Tamsulosin 0.4 mg daily and those in Group II received Tamsulosin 0.4 mg and Methylprednisolone 8 mg daily. [source, 2016]
Group III patients received Alfuzosin 10 mg daily and those in Group IV received Alfuzosin 10 mg and Methylprednisolone 8 mg daily. [source, 2016]
Three (5.7%) patients in Group II and two (3.8%) in Group IV developed transient hyperglycaemia, which resolved after cessation of Methylprednisolone. [source, 2016]
He received Methylprednisolone pulse therapy and Cyclophosphamide pulse therapy, but he died of respiratory failure as a result of radiation pneumonitis on Day 124. [source, 2016]
In our present study, we found a significant increase in the stone expulsion rate when using the combination of Methylprednisolone and Tamsulosin compared with Tamsulosin alone, with no significant difference for the time to stone expulsion. [source, 2016]