Mepresso 500 Injection

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Mepresso 500 Injection Information

Mepresso 500 Injection is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis. Mepresso 500 Injection also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Mepresso 500 Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Mepresso 500 Injection include Agitation, Anxiety, Blurred vision. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Mepresso 500 Injection as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Mepresso 500 Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Mepresso 500 Injection's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Mepresso 500 Injection has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Mepresso 500 Injection related warnings section.

Mepresso 500 Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Mepresso 500 Injection in conditions like Tuberculosis (TB), Infections, Peptic Ulcer. Other contraindications of Mepresso 500 Injection have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Mepresso 500 Injection with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Mepresso 500 Injection, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Mepresso 500 Injection Benefits & Uses

Mepresso 500 Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Mepresso 500 Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Anaphylactic Shock
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 120 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 Weekly
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Anaphylactic Shock
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 120 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 Weekly
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Anaphylactic Shock
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 120 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 Weekly
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Anaphylactic Shock
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.4 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 Weekly
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Mepresso 500 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Mepresso 500 Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Mepresso. It is best to stop taking Mepresso immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Mepresso 500 Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Mepresso. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Mepresso 500 Injection on the Kidneys?


    Mepresso can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Mepresso 500 Injection on the Liver?


    Mepresso may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Mepresso 500 Injection on the Heart?


    There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Mepresso. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate


Mepresso 500 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mepresso 500 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Mepresso 500 Injection

  • Is this Mepresso 500 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Mepresso 500 Injection does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Mepresso 500 Injection as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Mepresso 500 Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Mepresso 500 Injection cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Mepresso 500 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Mepresso 500 Injection


    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Mepresso 500 Injection with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Mepresso 500 Injection


    Information about the interaction of Mepresso 500 Injection and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Mepresso 500 Injection

Question about 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Mepresso on my own?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

No, you should not discontinue Mepresso on your own as that might result in disease relapse and some side effects. You must completely comply with the dosing schedule, never miss a dose, never take an extra dose and never stop taking Mepresso without talking to the doctor. It is, therefore, important that you follow the recommendations of your doctor completely.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Mepresso with phenylephrine?

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

Yes, Mepresso can be taken with phenylephrine. No harmful drug interactions have been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort or unpleasant effects after taking this drug to inform your doctor immediately.

Question about 5 years ago

How long can I take Mepresso?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

You can take Mepresso for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. However, taking the extra dose or prolonging the duration of therapy on your own might cause detrimental adverse effects. It is, therefore, necessary to follow the instructions of your doctor completely.

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Mepresso?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

The tablet/capsule form of Mepresso should be taken orally. Based on your condition, your doctor will decide your dosing schedule. Mepresso is also available as an injection which should be taken under the supervision of a doctor. Mepresso should be taken with food or milk to avoid gastrointestinal disturbance.

Question over 5 years ago

Can Mepresso cause depression or mood change?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Mepresso can cause depression or mood change. Research suggests that Mepresso lower the serotonin level in the body, and it is known that lowered serotonin levels cause depression and another psychiatric disease.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Medrol® methylprednisolone

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 288-289

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