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Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate 500mg /1g

Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate 500mg /1g

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Adjustment in Renal / Hepatic Impaired patients

Lyopred Anti-inflammatory/immunosuppresive: Intial Dose : 10-40mg IV over a period of several minutes.                                        Multiple Sclerosis: daily dose of Prednisolone 200mg for a week followed by 80mg every other day for 1 month. (Methyl prednisolone 4mg is equivalent to Prednisolone 5mg)
Should not be less than 0.5mg/kg every 24 hours.
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Lyopred

Lyophilized Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate

Anti-inflammatory / Immunosuppressive, Multiple Sclerosis

500 mg

1 Vial

1 g

1 Vial

 

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Lyopred (Lyophilized Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate 500mg /1g Vials)

Protect from light, store at controlled room temperature, at 20ºC-25ºC

Store reconstituted solution at controlled room temperature, 20ºC-25ºC. Use within 48hrs. after mixing.
When reconstituting use only the accompanying Diluents i.e. therapy may be initiated by administering LYOPRED sterile powder intravenously over period of at least 5 mins. (e.g. doses up to & including 250mg) subsequent doses may be withdrawn & administered similarly. If desired, the medication may be administered in dilute solutions by admixing the reconstituted product with dextrose 5% in water, normal saline, dextrose 5% in 0.45% or 0.9% NaCl.
5% Dextrose in water, 5% Dextrose in isotonic saline solution, Isotonic saline solution