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Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. If you are taking this medicine for a long time, carry an identification card with your name and address, the type and dose of your medicine, and your doctor's name and address.

The medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Stay away from people who are sick. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are around anyone with measles or chickenpox.

You may need to avoid some vaccines. Talk to your health care provider for more information.

If you are going to have surgery, tell your doctor or health care professional that you have taken this medicine within the last twelve months.

Ask your doctor or health care professional about your diet. You may need to lower the amount of salt you eat.

The medicine can increase your blood sugar. If you are a diabetic check with your doctor if you need help adjusting the dose of your diabetic medicine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Aggression

agitation

blurred vision

decrease in the amount of urine

dizziness

fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

headache

mental depression

mood changes

noisy, rattling breathing

numbness or tingling in the arms or legs

pounding in the ears

swelling of the fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs

trouble thinking, speaking, or walking

troubled breathing at rest

weight gain

Rare

Cough

difficulty with swallowing

hives, itching, or skin rash

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

tightness in the chest

trouble breathing

unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach cramping and/or burning (severe)

abdominal or stomach pain

backache

bloody, black, or tarry stools

dark urine

darkening of the skin

decrease in height

decreased vision

diarrhea

eye pain

eye tearing

general feeling of illness

general tiredness or weakness

facial hair growth in females

fainting

fever or chills

flushed, dry skin

fractures

fruit-like breath odor

full or round face, neck, or trunk

heartburn and/or indigestion (severe and continuous)

hoarseness

increased hunger

increased thirst

increased urination

light-colored stools

loss of appetite

loss of sexual desire or ability

lower back or side pain

menstrual irregularities

muscle pain or tenderness

muscle wasting or weakness

nausea

pain in the back, ribs, arms, or legs

painful or difficult urination

sore throat

sweating

trouble healing

trouble sleeping

unexplained weight loss

unusual tiredness or weakness

upper right abdominal or stomach pain

vision changes

vomiting

vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds

yellow eyes and skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Increased appetite

Incidence not known

Abnormal fat deposits on the face, neck, and trunk

acne

dry scalp

lightening of normal skin color

pain, redness, or hard skin at the injection site

pitting or depression of the skin at the injection site

red face

reddish purple lines on the arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin

swelling of the stomach area

thinning of the scalp hair

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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