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Methylprednisoline (Solu-Medrol®) CLASS OF DRUG Anti-Inflammatory; immunosuppressant INDICATIONS 1. Reactive airway disease with no response to Albuterol and other treatments 2. Allergic reactions CONTRAINDICATIONS 1. Absolute – Hypersensitivity 2. Relative – Immunocompromised state; serious infections; psychotic disorders
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Unformatted text preview: DRUG INTERACTION None ADMINISTRATION Adults – 125-250 mg IV q. 6 hours Pediatrics – 2 mg/kg IV q. 6 hours SPECIAL NOTES Adverse effects – hyperglycemia; psychosis High dose methylprednisoline is no longer given routinely for spinal cord injury but may occasionally be ordered by a neurosurgeon....
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