Methylprednisolone is a medication used to treat certain allergies, skin conditions, and arthritis. It can also be used to suppress the immune system.Add this item to your cart:
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Dosage and Administration:
Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
Do not give more or less than your veterinarian has prescribed.
If you do not understand the directions, ask your pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you.
Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink.
Give methylprednisolone with food to prevent stomach upset.
Do not stop giving methylprednisolone suddenly if you have been giving the medication to your pet for a few weeks.
Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Do not give any vaccines during treatment with methylprednisolone unless your veterinarian tells you to do so.
Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink while giving this medication.
Do not give your pet any over-the-counter or other prescription medications, including herbal products, without first talking to your veterinarian.
Many other medicines can interact with methylprednisolone resulting in side effects or changes in the effectiveness of medications.
Possible Side Effects:
If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving methylprednisolone and seek emergency veterinary medical attention: an allergic reaction difficulty breathing swelling of the lips, tongue, or face or hives increased blood pressure severe headache or blurred vision or sudden weight gain. Other less serious side effects may occur.
Continue giving methylprednisolone and talk to your veterinarian if your pet develops insomnia nausea, vomiting, stomach upset fatigue or dizziness muscle weakness or joint pain problems with diabetes control or increased hunger or thirst.
Other side effects that may occur, rarely, may include: cataracts, glaucoma, or changes in behavior. Other side effects may occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or especially bothersome to your pet.