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A-Methapred

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OVERDOSE

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

The use of A-Methapred (methylprednisolone sodium succinate) sterile powder is contraindicated in premature infants because the reconstitution diluent contains benzyl alcohol. Benzyl alcohol has been reported to be associated with a fatal "Gasping Syndrome" in premature infants. A-Methapred (methylprednisolone sodium succinate) sterile powder is also contraindicated in systemic fungal infections and patients with known hypersensitivity to the product and its constituents.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/13/2009

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