Methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone belongs to a group of drugs called glucocorticoids. It works by reducing inflammation and changing the body's immune response. It is available as an oral tablet and injectable solution. It reduces inflammation caused due to severe allergies, ulcerative colitis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. The common side effects are weight gain, nausea, and vomiting with allergies.

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What is the reason for rashes that increase in the evening in my son?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4 year old son has some kind of rashes from last week. We visited a pediatrician who suggested a dermatologist consultation. I have attached images of the rashes and the prescription. We noticed that it increases in the evenings. Every morning he wakes up with clear skin and during ...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the images and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The child's rash is called urticaria. This is a non-specific rash which may be due to food, dust, insect bite or a viral fever. Once it starts, it persists for anywhere between 15 t...  Read Full »

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