Treatment of acute overdosage is by supportive and symptomatic therapy. For chronic overdosage in the face of severe disease requiring continuous steroid therapy, the dosage of the corticosteroid may be reduced only temporarily, or alternate day treatment may be introduced.
SOLU-MEDROL Sterile Powder is contraindicated:
- in systemic fungal infections and patients with known hypersensitivity to the product and its constituents.
- for intrathecal administration. Reports of severe medical events have been associated with this route of administration.
Intramuscular corticosteroid preparations are contraindicated for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Additional contraindication for the use of SOLU-MEDROL Sterile Powder preserved with benzyl alcohol:
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/7/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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