Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid which inhibits inflammation, and reduces irritation, redness, burning, and swelling, thereby making your pet more comfortable and happier. It is often used in the treatment of myositis, arthritis, dermatitis, allergies and supportive therapy in all animals. It can be used to treat various cancers, respiratory diseases, liver disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, and skin disorders.
Key Benefits of Dexamethasone
- Effective for treating allergies and inflammation
- Decreases swelling and pain caused by inflammatory conditions
- It can also be used to treat certain forms of arthritis
Who's Dexamethasone For?
Dexamethasone can be used to treat pets with myositis, arthritis, dermatitis, allergies, and those in need of supportive therapy.
Dexamethasone 0.5 mg
Side Effects and Warnings
Dexamethasone might cause:
- Stunted growth to young animals
- Dull coat
- Weight gain
- Elevated liver enzymes
- Gastrointestinal ulcers
Do not stop using this medication suddenly, especially if it has been used for several weeks or more. The dose may need to be reduced over several days to prevent side effects.
Follow directions as given by your veterinarian.