Prednisolone

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PredNISolone is used to treat allergies, inflammation, and autoimmune diseases.

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Description

Prednisolone Basics

Prednisolone is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat allergies, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, bronchial and lung disease, skin diseases, intestinal disease, spinal cord and brain diseases, and diseases of the blood. It belongs to a class of drugs known as glucocorticoids. Prednisolone can have an affect on nearly every body system, therefore the uses for this drug are wide and varied.

This medication requires a prescription from your veterinarian. It is available in 5mg and 20mg tablets.

Prednisolone Directions

Use as directed by your veterinarian and follow all instructions printed on the prescription label. Complete the entire prescription, even if your pet seems to be improving, unless instructed otherwise by your veterinarian. Allow your pet access to plenty of water while administering Prednisolone. Give with food. Do not stop Prednisolone treatment suddenly. There should be a gradual reduction in dosage before stopping treatment.

Store at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.

Prednisolone Warnings

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not give Prednisolone if your animal has a known allergy or hypersensitivity to the drug. Also, do not use in pregnant or lactating animals. Avoid Prednisolone if your pet has a serious bacterial, viral, or fungal infection. Animals must be weaned off of the drug over a period of time. Do not stop the administration of Prednisolone abruptly. 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 diseases, stomach ulcers, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus. or any other medical condition. Prednisolone may interact with some other medications. Therefore, it is important to inform your veterinarian of any and all medications you pet may be taking.

If you notice any behavioral or physiological changes in your pet while administering Prednisolone, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Adverse Reactions and Serious Side Effects

Adverse reactions and serious side effects are rare, but in the case of a more serious reaction, seek veterinary attention immediately. Common adverse reactions and serious side effects are hives, breathing difficulty, facial swelling, increased blood pressure, sudden weight gain, thinning of the skin, cataracts, glaucoma, or behavior changes.

If you have any questions regarding this product, please contact us at (877)220-6337. A member of our pharmacy staff will be happy to assist you!

Additional information

Prescription Strength

5mg, 20mg