Prednisone 50mg 100 Count

Prednisone 50mg 100 Count
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What is Prednisone?

Prednisone is available by prescription only. Prednisone is used to control inflammation and suppresses the immune system in animals. Prednisone belongs to a class of drugs known as glucocorticoids. Glucocorticoids are related to cortisone and contain glucose. Prednisone is an anti-inflammatory drug that reduces swelling, pain, and redness associated with inflammation. Prednisone can be used to suppress the immune system. Prednisone is used to treat allergies, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, bronchial and lung diseases, skin diseases, intestinal diseases, spinal cord and brain diseases and diseases of the blood.

For:

Cats and Dogs

Benefits:

  • Reduces redness, itching, and allergic reactions affecting the eyes
  • Treats a wide range of inflammatory and autoimmune conditions
  • Relieves itchy skin and swelling caused by allergies

How it works?

Prednisone is a corticosteroid, which suppresses the inflammatory response to a variety of agents. Prednisone can also be used as an immunosuppressive drug for organ transplants and in cases of adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease).

Storage:

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

  • Prednisone is a prescription corticosteroid used in dogs and cats to treat various conditions such as Addison's disease, inflammation from arthritis, allergies, and certain autoimmune diseases.
  • Give prednisone exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
  • Prednisone should not be stopped suddenly. There should be a gradual reduction in dosage before stopping.
Weight range (lbs) Dosage
All weights The 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.

Cautions

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use in pets with known allergies to prednisone. Do not use in pregnant or lactating animals. Avoid using prednisone in pets with serious bacterial, viral, or fungal infections. Do not stop administration of prednisone abruptly. Animals must be weaned off of prednisone over a period of time. Long-term use may result in hair loss, weakened muscles, liver impairment, or behavioral changes. Tell your veterinarian if your pet suffers from kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, stomach ulcers, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus, or any other medical condition. Store at room temperature. Protect from light and moisture.

Side Effects

If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving Prednisone and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; hives), increased blood pressure or sudden weight gain. Other less serious side effects may occur. 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, behavior changes. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.