Each ml contains:
Methylprednisolone Acetate BP 40mg
Benzyl alcohol BP 2%v/v
Water for Injection BP q.s.
Pharmacotherapeutic group: Glucocorticoids
ATC code: H02AB04
Methylprednisolone acetate is a synthetic glucocorticoid. It has greater anti-inflammatory
potency than prednisolone and less tendency than prednisolone to induce sodium and water
retention. An aqueous suspension may be injected directly into joints and soft tissues in the
treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, bursitis and similar inflammatory conditions.
For prolonged systemic effect it may be administered intramuscularly.
Methylprednisolone Acetate Injection BP 40mgml