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- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Prednisone (pred-ni-zone) is an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive corticosteroid used to treat allergies, eczema, allergic reactions resulting in hives and asthma, otitis externa, arthritis, addison's disease and nephrosis and more in pets. Sometimes it's used as a cough suppressant and to treat some cancers.
- Covers wide variety of ailments
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Do not use Prednisone on pets who are allergic, have stomach ulcers or have a systemic fungal infection
Use Prednisone with caution on pets with diabetes, receiving other medications for stomach ulcers including aspirin and NSAIDs (carprofen, flunixin, meloxicam), have cardiovascular or heart disease, pregnant or may be pregnant, younger than 1 year of age or if they have a bacterial infection. Long term Prednisone use is associated with increased risk for latent bladder infection, especially in dogs.
Food and Drug Interactions
Other medications can interact with Prednisone. Be sure to disclose every medication and supplement that is given to your dog before starting Prednisone.
Give with food
Keep away from children and other animals.
Possible Side Effects
The most common side effect using Prednisone is sleepiness. Most animals will become tolerant to this effect over time. Other common side effects include bigger appetite and thirst, vomiting, diarrhea and panting more than normal.
Serious side effects to contact your veterinarian about are black tarry stools, bloody vomit and high fever.
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Store this medication in the original prescription bottle at room temperature