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Prednisone and Prednisolone Use in Horses
  by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


Introduction » Contraindications » Side Effects » Dosage » More Info 

Prednisolone is a glucocorticoid commonly used in horses, for more information on glucocorticoids. Recently it has been shown that a common form of this drug prednisone is not effective so the prednisolone form should be used. Treatment indications include:
  • allergic diseases like heaves
  • noninfectious inflammation including recurrent uveitis and arthritis
  • anaphylactic shock
. This article is a brief synopsis about the contraindications, toxic effects, dosages, and association drug rules that apply to prednisolone use in horses. Prior to its use the article on glucocorticoids in general should be reviewed.
      ~Word Count: 435 words (The average magazine page contains about 600 words);
      ~Last Updated: July 10, 2015;
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