Methylprednisolone acetate

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Methylprednisolone acetateMethylprednisolone acetate_table_caption_0
Clinical dataMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_0_0
Trade namesMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_1_0 Depo-Medrol, Depo-Medrate, Depo-Medrone, othersMethylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_1_1
Other namesMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_2_0 Depot methylprednisolone acetate; Methylprednisolone 21-acetate; 6α-Methylprednisolone 21-acetate; NSC-48985Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_2_1
Routes of administrationMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_3_0 Intramuscular injectionMethylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_3_1
Drug classMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_4_0 Corticosteroid; GlucocorticoidMethylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_4_1
IdentifiersMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_5_0
CAS NumberMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_6_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_6_1
PubChem CIDMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_7_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_7_1
DrugBankMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_8_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_8_1
ChemSpiderMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_9_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_9_1
UNIIMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_10_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_10_1
KEGGMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_11_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_11_1
ChEBIMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_12_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_12_1
ChEMBLMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_13_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_13_1
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)Methylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_14_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_14_1
ECHA InfoCardMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_15_0 Q27107351#P2566Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_15_1
Chemical and physical dataMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_16_0
FormulaMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_17_0 C24H32O6Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_17_1
Molar massMethylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_18_0 416.514 g·molMethylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_18_1
3D model (JSmol)Methylprednisolone acetate_header_cell_0_19_0 Methylprednisolone acetate_cell_0_19_1

Methylprednisolone acetate, sold under the brand names Depo-Medrol among others, is a synthetic glucocorticoid corticosteroid and a corticosteroid ester—specifically the C21 acetate ester of methylprednisolone—which is used in clinical and veterinary medicine. Methylprednisolone acetate_sentence_0

It has been formulated as an aqueous suspension for intramuscular, intra-articular, soft tissue, and intralesional injection alone and in combination with lidocaine, a local anesthetic. Methylprednisolone acetate_sentence_1

Methylprednisolone acetate was previously suspended with polyethylene glycol but is no longer formulated with this excipient due to concerns about possible toxicity. Methylprednisolone acetate_sentence_2

Depot methylprednisolone acetate is a depot injection and is absorbed slowly with a duration of weeks to months with a single intramuscular injection. Methylprednisolone acetate_sentence_3

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