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Firmacort Brand names, Firmacort Analogs

Firmacort Brand Names Mixture

  • Depo-Medrol with Lidocaine (Lidocaine Hydrochloride + Methylprednisolone Acetate)
  • Medrol Acne Lotion (Aluminum Chlorohydrate + Methylprednisolone Acetate + Sulfur)
  • Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate for Injection (Methylprednisolone + Water)
  • Neo-Medrol (Methylprednisolone Acetate + Neomycin Sulfate)
  • Neo-Medrol Acne Lotion (Aluminum Chlorohydrate + Methylprednisolone Acetate + Neomycin Sulfate + Sulfur)

Firmacort Chemical_Formula


Firmacort RX_link

Firmacort fda sheet

Firmacort FDA

Firmacort msds (material safety sheet)

Firmacort MSDS

Firmacort Synthesis Reference

Sebek, Spero, U.S. Pat. 2,897,218 (1959)

Firmacort Molecular Weight

374.471 g/mol

Firmacort Melting Point

232.5 oC

Firmacort H2O Solubility

120 mg/L

Firmacort State


Firmacort LogP


Firmacort Dosage Forms

Tablets; Suspension

Firmacort Indication

Adjunctive therapy for short-term administration in rheumatoid arthritis.

Firmacort Pharmacology

Methylprednisolone and its derivatives, methylprednisolone sodium succinate and methylprednisolone acetate, are synthetic glucocorticoids used as antiinflammatory or immunosuppressive agents.

Firmacort Absorption

Oral bioavailability 80-99%

Firmacort side effects and Toxicity

LD50=2000 mg/kg (orally in rat)

Firmacort Patient Information

Persons who are on immunosuppressant doses of corticosteroids should be warned to avoid exposure to chicken pox or measles. Patients should also be advised that if they are exposed, medical advice should be sought without delay.


Firmacort Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals