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Summicort; Brand names, Summicort; Analogs

Summicort; 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)

Summicort; Chemical_Formula


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Summicort; fda sheet

Summicort; FDA

Summicort; msds (material safety sheet)

Summicort; MSDS

Summicort; Synthesis Reference

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

Summicort; Molecular Weight

374.471 g/mol

Summicort; Melting Point

232.5 oC

Summicort; H2O Solubility

120 mg/L

Summicort; State


Summicort; LogP


Summicort; Dosage Forms

Tablets; Suspension

Summicort; Indication

Adjunctive therapy for short-term administration in rheumatoid arthritis.

Summicort; Pharmacology

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

Summicort; Absorption

Oral bioavailability 80-99%

Summicort; side effects and Toxicity

LD50=2000 mg/kg (orally in rat)

Summicort; 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.


Summicort; Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals