teex solu-medrol

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teex solu-medrol
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2010-07-17 17:15:09
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teex solu medrol methylprednisolone
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  1. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Class
    Steroid
  2. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Actions
    • 1. Anti-inflammatory
    • 2. Suppressses immune response, esp in allergic reactions
  3. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Indications
    • 1. Anaphylaxis
    • 2. Asthma, COPD
  4. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Contraindications
    Premature infants
  5. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Precautions
    • 1. Must be reconstituted and used promptly
    • 2. onset of action may be 2-6 hours and thus should not be expected to be of use in first critical hour following an anaphylactic reaction unless used in sequence (epi then benedryl then solu-medrol)
  6. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Side Effects
    • 1. GI Bleed
    • 2. prolonged wound healing
    • 3. Suppression of natural steroids
  7. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Dosage
    125-250 mg IV push over 5 to 10 min
  8. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Route
    IV / IM
  9. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) How supplied
    125 mg vial unmixed
  10. Solu-medrol (Methylprednisolone) Pediatric Dosage
    30 mcg / kg

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