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Dexamethasone (Generic) Tablets for Dogs & Cats

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    $0.15

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Strength: 0.5-mg
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Count: 1 tablet
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Description

Dexamethasone Tablets are prescribed to help reduce inflammation. They may also be used in the treatment of certain autoimmune diseases, blood disorders, bronchitis caused by allergy triggers, some spinal cord diseases, brain swelling, along with other diseases. Customers may receive this drug under the namesAzium, Dexasone, Pet-Derm.

Uses

Dexamethasone is indicated in the treatment of a number of conditions, including allergies, inflammation, certain types of colitis and others.

Possible Side Effects

Side effects may include changes in appetite, increased thirst and urination, drowsiness and hyperglycemia. Long-term use may cause symptoms of adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease), impaired wound healing and muscle loss and weakness. Continue the medication and talk to your vet about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome.

Drug & Food Interactions

Before giving Dexamethasone, talk to your veterinarian if the pet is being given any other oral steroid medications, such as prednisone, prednisolone, methylprednisolone or others. Tell your vet if the pet is being given furosemide, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as carprofen, deracoxib or etodolac. Drugs other than those listed may also interact with dexamethasone. Talk to your vet before giving any prescription or over the counter medicines.

Precautions

Do not give Dexamethasone to those taking other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs medications, such as aspirin or carprofen. Do not use this medication when there is a systemic fungal infection present. Do not administer any live virus vaccines while administering Dexamethasone.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Azium, Dexasone, Pet-Derm.

Also available in eye drops.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146619
  • Brand

    Dexamethasone

  • Dosage Measure

    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.

  • Generic Name

    Dexamethasone

  • Common Brand Name(s)

    Azium, Dexasone, Pet-Derm

  • For Use With

    Dogs & Cats

  • Product Form

    Tablet

  • Health Condition

    Allergies, Pain, Asthma, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Drug Type

    Anti-inflammatory

Ingredients
Ingredients

Dexamethasone.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Always follow the dosage instructions given by your veterinarian.

Storage Instructions

Store at temperatures between 68° - 77°F.

FAQ

What is Dexamethasone?

Dexamethasone is used for a number of conditions, including allergies, inflammation, certain types of colitis, and many other diseases.

What are the benefits of Dexamethasone?

Treats inflammation, allergies and pain in cats and dogs. Decreases pain and swelling caused by inflammatory conditions.

How is this medication given?

Use as directed by your veterinarian.

How does this medication work?

Dexamethasone inhibits inflammation, and reduces irritation, redness, burning, and swelling.

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