Prednisone

$1.00

Per tablet

Availability: In stock

Quick Overview

What is Prednisone?
Prednisone is a corticosteroid used to treat various inflammatory and allergy conditions as well as other diseases. Prednisone requires a prescription from your veterinarian, and is sold per tablet.
For: Cats and Dogs

Benefits:
• Treats a wide range of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions
• Remedies swelling and itchy skin caused by allergies
• Reduces redness, itching, and allergic reactions affecting the eyes

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).

Cautions:
Without first talking to your veterinarian, don’t give your pet any over-the-counter or other prescription medications while giving prednisone. There are possible side effects, including insomnia, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, and fatigue. Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney or liver disease, heart disease, stomach ulcers, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus, or any other medical conditions.
More Information:

Brand Name
Deltasone (Pharmacia), Sterapred (Merz)