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Introduction: Methylprednisolone

Description of Methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone: A corticosteroid hormone replacement.
Source: National Institute of Health

Methylprednisolone: A synthetic corticosteroid with anti-inflammatory agent and immunomodulating properties. Methylprednisolone binds to and activates specific nuclear receptors, resulting in an altered gene expression and inhibition of proinflammatory cytokine production. This agent also decreases the number of circulating lymphocytes, induces cell differentiation, and stimulates apoptosis in sensitive tumor cells populations. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Methylprednisolone: synthetic glucocorticoid derived from progesterone, used in replacement therapy for adrenal insufficiency and as an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant.
Source: CRISP

Methylprednisolone: A PREDNISOLONE derivative with similar anti-inflammatory action.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

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Source: CRISP

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