Medixon 16 mg

Philippines • Dexa Medica

Indication

  • Abnormality of adrenocortical function
  • Collagen disease
  • Allergic and inflammatory conditions of the skin
  • Certain respiratory tract diseases associated with cancer
  • Certain hematological diseases associated with cancer
  • Hypercalcemia associated with cancer

Composition

Methylprednisolone 16 mg

Package

5 strips of 6 tablets

Dosage Forms

Tablet

ATC Classification

H02A

Warning

Alcohol
Consult Your Doctor
Safety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.
Machinery
Not Recommended
This item should not be used while operating heavy machinery.
Pregnancy
Caution
This item may not be safe for use during pregnancy. Use with caution and after consultation with your doctor.
Lactation
Caution
This item may not be safe for use during lactation. Use with caution and after consultation with your doctor.

Dosage

Up to 18 Years Old

Adrenocortical insufficiency:
Oral 0.117 mg/kg of body weight or 3.33 mg per m² of body surface area a day in three divided doses.

18 Years Old and Above

Initial dosage of methylprednisolone may vary from 4-48 mg daily, single dose or in divided doses depend on the condition being treated.

Multiple sclerosis:
Oral 160 mg a day for 1 week, followed by 64 mg every other day for 1 month.

Other Indications
Oral 0.417-1.67 mg/kg of body weight or 12.5-50 mg/m² of body surface area a day in 3 or 4 divided doses.