Medixon 500mg powder for injection

Ferron Par Pharmaceuticals

Ingredients in every 8 ml

Methylprednisolone 500 mg

Each package contains

1 vial of 500 mg

Other details

Dosage form:Powder for injection
Flavour None

W.H.O. classification

ATC Level 1 H - Systemic hormonal preparations; excluding sex hormones and insulins
ATC Level 2 H02 - Corticosteroids for Systemic Use
ATC Level 3 H02A - Corticosteroids for Systemic Use; Plain

Warnings

Pregnancy

CAUTIONThis item may not be safe for use during pregnancy. Use with caution and after consultation with your doctor.

Lactation

CAUTIONThis item may not be safe for use during lactation. Use with caution and after consultation with your doctor.

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

NOT SAFEThis item should not be used while operating heavy machinery.

Available in

Indonesia

Dosage information

0 TO 18 YEARS OLD
Infant and children:
Adrenocortical insufficiency: Intramuscular, 0.18 mg (base) per kg of body weight or 3.33 mg (base) per square meter of body surface area daily (in three divided doses) every third day
Acute spinal cord injury treatment: intravenous, 30 mg (base) per kg of body weight administered over a 15 minutes, followed after 45 minutes by a continuous infusion of 5.4 mg per kg of body weight per hour, for 23 hours.
Adjunctive treatment in patients with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia associated with AIDS: Children up to 14 years of age; dosage has not been established. Children 14 years of age or older; see Adults and adolescent dose.

IM or IV injection:
Reconstitute powder by adding solvent (containing benzyl alcohol 0.9%), mix homogeneously. Direct intravenously can be given at least 1 minute or can be given by intravenously infusion in dextrose 5%, NaCl 0.9% or dextrose 5% in NaCl 0.9% for at least 30 minutes. The solution is stable physically and chemically for 48 hours

Indication

Endocrine disorders, allergic disorders, collagen disorders, dermatologic disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, hematologic disorders, hepatic diseases, nonrheumatoid inflammation, neoplastic diseases, nephrotic syndrome, neurologic diseases, neurotrauma, ophthalmic disorders, pericarditis, nasal polyps, respiratory disorders.