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Cat Asthma

…the animal is indeed suffering from asthma, there will be immediate improvement to the animal’s ability to breath after steroid injection. To manage the illness on a long term basis, corticosteroid medications such as prednisone are used to relieve the airway inflammation. The medication usually comes in pill form, which must be administered orally; for cats that do not tolerate oral medication, it can also be administered through an inhaler.…

Cat Chemotherapy Drug Side Effects

…cat’s water consumption. They should be encouraged to drink more and flush the medications out of their bodies.Prednisone Prednisone is not specifically a chemotherapy drug. It will however buy some time and may be used as part of the protocol. It is also used to counteract some of the negative side effects. With prednisone you can expect the following. • • • • • Some mild changes in their behavior • Less tolerant to exerciseElspar • • •…

Dog Chemotherapy Drug Side Effects

…dog’s water consumption. They should be encouraged to drink more and flush the medications out of their bodies.Prednisone Prednisone is not specifically a chemotherapy drug. It will however buy some time and may be used as part of the protocol. It is also used to counteract some of the negative side effects. With prednisone you can expect the following. • • • • Panting • Some mild changes in their behavior • Less tolerant to exercise.Elspar •…

Dog Lymphoma Cancer

…cyclophosphamide and doxorubicin as well as prednisone are the most commonly used drugs. The protocol most often depends on who is administering the drugs. Canine oncologists should be consulted to find out the latest protocols to know which treatments are current, which are new and which would be best for your dog and its particular needs. The long term outlook for lymphoma is not particularly good. While prednisone will reduce swelling and may…

Cat Acute Myeloid Leukemia

….Therapies for chronic myeloid leukemia Therapies for cats with chronic myeloid leukemia include cytoreductive chemotherapy, using drugs like an interesting, anthracycline, prednisone, and cytosine arabinoside; cyclophosphamide, vincristine, cytosine arabinoside and prednisone are also used as maintenance therapies (also known as COAP). With this treatment, bone marrow suppression is significant, such that thrombocytopenia and anemia may result.…

Cat Mites

…trying to scratch the area. There is often a misdiagnosis of or or contact dermatitis. Prednisone may be prescribed, but it merely relieves the symptoms and does not cure the condition. The reason for this is the fact that the skin scrapings can be unreliable.Treatment Options Most vets will want to rule out sarcoptic mites before they administer prednisone. There is one chemical that is very effective for this. Ivermectin which has been a…

Masticatory Muscle Myositis - MMM

…other imaging tests. Treatment of Masticatory Muscle Myositis should suppress the immune system to stop the antibodies from destroying the muscles. Immunosuppressive doses of corticosteroids, including prednisone or dexamethasone may help. Prednisone may result in clinical improvement. If steroid therapy does not yield a successful response, additional immunosuppressive drugs may be prescribed Side effects of corticosteroids may make the canine…

Dog Acute Myeloid Leukemia

…therapies for chronic myeloid leukemia Therapies for dogs with chronic myeloid leukemia include cytoreductive chemotherapy, using drugs like an interesting, anthracycline, prednisone, and cytosine arabinoside; cyclophosphamide, vincristine, cytosine arabinoside and prednisone are also used as maintenance therapies (also known as COAP). With this treatment, bone marrow suppression is significant, such that thrombocytopenia and anemia may result.…

Dog Mites

…misdiagnosis of or or event contact dermatitis. Sometimes there is also a misdiagnosis of . Prednisone may be prescribed, but it merely relieves the symptoms and does not cure the condition. The reason for this is the fact that the skin scrapings can be unreliable.Treatment Most vets will want to rule out sarcoptic mites before they administer prednisone. There is one chemical that is very effective for this. Ivermectin which has been a popular…

Cat Increased Pigmentation

…mosquito bites is something that is fairly common in cats. is a reaction caused by an overreaction of the cat’s immune system. The cat’s body is defending itself against the mosquito saliva. It can cause red swollen spots that can ulcerate. Prevention is the key to this issue. Keep your cat in an environment that is fairly mosquito free. Cat friendly insect repellents can be used and prednisone will relieve some of the itching.Suggested Products

Cat Increased Urination

…increase in salt consumption. • Exposure to heat. • Heavy activity. • s or UTI. It may also occur with other bladder diseases. • Cat kidney diseases; This is a primary reason in some older cats. • . • Medications such as prednisone or lasix. • . • , or . • Any disease of the liver. • Older female cats may have an infection of the uterus called pyometra. If you have spayed cats, then this not an issue. • Congenital abnormalities are the primary…

Cat Kidney Transplant

…Routine follow-up visits to the vet are required, especially in the beginning. Antibiotics are typically prescribed for the first few weeks to prevent infection. The animal will have to be kept on cyclosporine and prednisone for life to prevent the immune system from rejecting the new kidney. Since these drugs suppress the immune system, the animal can become more susceptible to new infections; therefore, yearly vaccinations and other disease…

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