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Methylprednisolone: Quiz


Question 1:
What is the elimination half life of Methylprednisolone?
urine; Half-life: 18-26h
18 hrs
18-33 hours

Question 2: The list of medical conditions for which methylprednisolone is prescribed is rather long, and is similar to other ________ such as prednisolone.
CorticosteroidMineralocorticoidGlucocorticoidSex steroid

Question 3: Common uses include ________ therapy and short-term treatment of bronchial inflammation or acute bronchitis due to various respiratory diseases.

Question 4: Methylprednisolone has serious side effects if taken long-term, including weight gain, ________, osteoporosis and psychosis, especially when used at high dosage.

Question 5: Like most ________, methylprednisolone is typically used for its anti-inflammatory effects.
MineralocorticoidCorticosteroidSex steroidGlucocorticoid

Question 6: It is used both in the treatment of acute periods and long-term management of autoimmune diseases, most notably ________.
Atopic dermatitisContact dermatitisBullous pemphigoidSystemic lupus erythematosus

Question 7: It is a variant of prednisolone, ________ at carbon 6 of the B ring.
AcetylationPosttranslational modificationAmino acidMethylation

Question 8: Methylprednisolone is a synthetic ________ or corticosteroid drug.
MineralocorticoidGlucocorticoidImmunosuppressive drugATC code H

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