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Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate

Popular Brands: : Solu-medrol, Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate, Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate, A-methapred
Official FDA Reports69,792
Social Media Events409
Total Posts220
Avg. Review Score3.53/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate
Approved Uses *
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Manufacturers
  • Elkins Sinn Div Ah Robins Co Inc
  • Hospira Inc
  • Pharmacia And Upjohn Co

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* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate

Muscular Weakness

... 5 YEARS NOW, AND HAD 3 FLARE UPS IN THAT TIME. THIS THIRD TIME WAS THE WORST FLARE UP. SEVERE TINGLING FROM CHEST UP, LOST CONTROL OF BOTH BOWL AND URINATION CAPABILITIES, BALANCE, WEAKNESS , AND I WAS...


Source: Solu-Medrol (PF) intravenous : User Ra...

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Feeling Cold

... Some fluid retention. Also when I have received these infusions in the winter time I have gotten ill and had a hard time getting better. Bronchitis, pneumonia after getting a cold after an infusion...


Source: SOLU-MEDROL: Side effects, ratings, an...

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Adverse Event

... in the winter time I have gotten ill and had a hard time getting better. Bronchitis, pneumonia after getting a cold after an infusion of this medication. Also the bad metallic taste in mouth during...


Source: SOLU-MEDROL: Side effects, ratings, an...

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Muscular weakness

Posted By erchez in fdb.rxlist.com on May 22, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... 5 YEARS NOW, AND HAD 3 FLARE UPS IN THAT TIME. THIS THIRD TIME WAS THE WORST FLARE UP. SEVERE TINGLING FROM CHEST UP, LOST CONTROL OF BOTH BOWL AND URINATION CAPABILITIES, BALANCE, WEAKNESS, AND I WAS...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Kleo15 in fdb.rxlist.com on April 8, 2015 @ 12:00 am

I'm now taking my second 3 day, 1 gram infusion. Sept was for eye problems due to the MS and now its overall pain and weakness; both flare ups. other than the after taste (which can be helped with le...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Feeling cold, Pneumonia, Adverse event, Blood potassium decreased, Bronchitis, Discomfort, Fluid retention, Insomnia, Muscle spasms, Infusion

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on December 17, 2014 @ 12:00 am

... Some fluid retention. Also when I have received these infusions in the winter time I have gotten ill and had a hard time getting better. Bronchitis, pneumonia after getting a cold after an infusion...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Swelling

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on December 2, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Swelling Headache I've used solumedrol several times over the 12 yrs I've had RRMS and now that I'm transitioning into secondary progressive MS, my neuro is trying to get...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dizziness, Pain, Mood swings, Anger, Cardiac flutter, Acne, Cushingoid, Dehydration, Dyspnoea, Insomnia, Muscular weakness, Skin odour abnormal, Weight increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 23, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: dehydration, metal mouth, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, "roid rage"/mood swings, dizziness, insomnia, weight gain(100lb) moon face, acne, sugar spikes, weakness, body odo...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Flatulence, Headache, Nightmare, Mood swings, Adverse event, Depression, Gait disturbance, Muscular weakness, Oropharyngeal pain

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on May 26, 2014 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: mood swings, flatulence, sore throat, metallic taste, headache, loss of balance, nightmares, peeing a lot, depression, weakness

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Convulsion

Posted By FCOLBRA in fdb.rxlist.com on August 24, 2013 @ 12:00 am

DOCTOR AND NURSE COULD NOT FIND VEIN SO THEY HAD ME DRINK THE TWO GLASSES OF THE IV SOLUTION BY MOUTH WHICH CAUSED ME TO GO INTO A SEVERE SEIZURE. CURRENTLY, I STILL CANNOT USE MY RIGHT ARM, RIGHT HA...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Flatulence, Constipation, Night sweats, Visual impairment, Somnolence, Infusion, Oropharyngeal pain

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 25, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: During infusion threatment side effects wasn't so bad. Mild sweating, farting, mild constipation.. but 2 days after threatment has ended it got much worse: sore throat, dificult talkin...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Adverse event, Necrosis, Hip fracture, Insomnia, Energy increased

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 10, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: I've had to take Solu medrol a few times over several years due to different exacerbations. The first thing I noticed was a metallic taste when I ate food or drank liquids. I had trou...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Nausea, Burning sensation, Adverse event, Insomnia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on June 7, 2013 @ 12:00 am

... I recommend eating before taking. I also would have brought gum for the taste. I did on day 2 and 3 and it helped. Day 1 was a 60 min drip and I got a horrible headache that night. After researching...


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