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Prednisolone

Introduction

Name

  • Prednisolone.

Class of drug

  • Glucocorticoid.

Description

Chemical name

  • Prednisolone acetate.

Uses

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Indications

Prednisolone may cause laminitis at high doses, seek expert advice before using high dose.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references fromPubMed.
  • Ferris R A & McCue P M (2010)The effects of dexamethasone and prednisolone on pituitary and ovarian function in the mare.Equine Vet J42(5), 438-443. 
  • Leclere M, Lefebvre-Lavoie J, Beauchamp G & Lavoie J P (2010)Efficacy of oral prednisolone and dexamethasone in horses with recurrent airway obstruction in the presence of continuous antigen exposure.Equine Vet J42(4), 316-321PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop, Y (Ed.). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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