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Is change a medicine from Wysolone 60 mg to medrol 16mg normal for a person suffering from ILDT?

My mother is suffering from ILDT. Earlier she was prescribed Wysolone 60 mg but after a month she had to be admitted with Total Respiratory failure. While taking wysolone her blood sugar shot to 400. Now doctors have changed the medicine to medrol 16mg. Is it a wise change
Tue, 19 Mar 2019
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Hello,

The Medrol is a lower dose in theory. So, it will be different. There isn't that much difference in the chemicals, mainly just less of it.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Matt Wachsman, Addiction Medicine Specialist
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