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Metrocort Brand names, Metrocort Analogs

Metrocort 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)

Metrocort Chemical_Formula


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Metrocort fda sheet

Metrocort FDA

Metrocort msds (material safety sheet)

Metrocort MSDS

Metrocort Synthesis Reference

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

Metrocort Molecular Weight

374.471 g/mol

Metrocort Melting Point

232.5 oC

Metrocort H2O Solubility

120 mg/L

Metrocort State


Metrocort LogP


Metrocort Dosage Forms

Tablets; Suspension

Metrocort Indication

Adjunctive therapy for short-term administration in rheumatoid arthritis.

Metrocort Pharmacology

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

Metrocort Absorption

Oral bioavailability 80-99%

Metrocort side effects and Toxicity

LD50=2000 mg/kg (orally in rat)

Metrocort 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.


Metrocort Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals