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Medesone Brand names, Medesone Analogs

Medesone 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)

Medesone Chemical_Formula


Medesone RX_link

Medesone fda sheet

Medesone FDA

Medesone msds (material safety sheet)

Medesone MSDS

Medesone Synthesis Reference

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

Medesone Molecular Weight

374.471 g/mol

Medesone Melting Point

232.5 oC

Medesone H2O Solubility

120 mg/L

Medesone State


Medesone LogP


Medesone Dosage Forms

Tablets; Suspension

Medesone Indication

Adjunctive therapy for short-term administration in rheumatoid arthritis.

Medesone Pharmacology

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

Medesone Absorption

Oral bioavailability 80-99%

Medesone side effects and Toxicity

LD50=2000 mg/kg (orally in rat)

Medesone 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.


Medesone Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals