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Metastab Brand names, Metastab Analogs

Metastab 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)

Metastab Chemical_Formula


Metastab RX_link

Metastab fda sheet

Metastab FDA

Metastab msds (material safety sheet)

Metastab MSDS

Metastab Synthesis Reference

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

Metastab Molecular Weight

374.471 g/mol

Metastab Melting Point

232.5 oC

Metastab H2O Solubility

120 mg/L

Metastab State


Metastab LogP


Metastab Dosage Forms

Tablets; Suspension

Metastab Indication

Adjunctive therapy for short-term administration in rheumatoid arthritis.

Metastab Pharmacology

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

Metastab Absorption

Oral bioavailability 80-99%

Metastab side effects and Toxicity

LD50=2000 mg/kg (orally in rat)

Metastab 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.


Metastab Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals