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Methylprednisone (Solu-medrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Methylprednisone (Solu-medrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Solu-medrol?

methylprednisone

What is the Trade Name for methylprednisone?

Solu-medrol

What are the Indications of Methylprednisone (Solu-medrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Inflammation, allergy, autoimmune disorders, prevent organ rejection

What are the Actions of Methylprednisone (Solu-medrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Suppress inflammation and normal immune response. The adrenal glands excrete steroid hormones that play a role in increasing blood sugars, immune suppression, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates, as well as decreasing bone formation.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Methylprednisone (Solu-medrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antiasthmatics, corticosteroids

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Methylprednisone (Solu-medrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

corticosteroids

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Date Published - Nov 6, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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