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Prednisone rx


$0.13

AVAILABLE OPTIONS

  • 1 mg
  • 5 mg
  • 10 mg
  • 20 mg
  • 1 ct

What is Prednisone?

Prednisone is used to relieve inflamed areas, decrease swelling, redness, itching, allergic reactions and for supportive care during periods of stress.

Prednisone requires a prescription from your veterinarian, and is sold per tablet.

For:

Cats and Dogs

Benefits:

  • Treats various inflammatory and auto-immune conditions
  • Controls and treats swelling and itchy skin caused by allergies
  • Reduces redness, itching, and allergic reactions affecting the eyes

Cautions:

Talk to your veterinarian, before giving your pet any over-the-counter or other prescription medications while giving prednisone. Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney or liver disease, heart disease, stomach ulcers, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus, or any other medical conditions. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.

Brand Name

Prednisone

Generic Name

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How should this medication be given:

Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Do not give more or less than is prescribed by the veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Keep plenty of water available for the pet. Prednisone should be given with food. Store prednisone at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.

What happens if I miss giving a dose:

It is important that you do not miss any doses of this drug and you should give it at about the same time every day at even intervals. If you do miss a dose, give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.

Possible side effects of Prednisone:

There are possible side effects, including insomnia, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, and fatigue. If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving prednisone and seek emergency veterinary care: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; hives), increased blood pressure, or sudden weight gain. Continue giving prednisone and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences insomnia, nausea, vomiting or stomach upset, fatigue, muscle weakness or joint pain, problems with diabetes control, or increased hunger or thirst. Other side effects that occur rarely, usually with high doses of prednisone include thinning of the skin, cataracts, glaucoma, or behavior changes. Other side effects may also occur.

Storage:

Store prednisone at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.

Directions:

Give this medication as directed by your veterinarian. Do not give more or less than is prescribed by your veterinarian. Keep plenty of water available for your pet. Prednisone should be given with food to avoid stomach upset. Prednisone should not be stopped suddenly. There should be a slow reduction in dosage before stopping.

Dosage:

PetWeightDosage
Dogs/Cats:All WeightsThe usual dose is determined based on the condition being treated and the pet’s response to treatment. Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Prednisone should be given with food to lessen stomach upset, and with plenty of water.
Horses:XX

Prednisone:

IngredientStrength (per tablet)
Prednisone1 mg

Prednisone:

IngredientStrength (per tablet)
Prednisone5 mg

 Prednisone:

IngredientStrength (per tablet)
Prednisone10 mg

 Prednisone: 

IngredientStrength (per tablet)
Prednisone

20 mg

 Prednisone:

IngredientStrength (per tablet)
Prednisone50 mg
  • Treats various inflammatory and auto-immune conditions
  • Controls and treats swelling and itchy skin caused by allergies
  • Reduces redness, itching, and allergic reactions affecting the eyes

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