Prednisone Tablets

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All medications are filled by Pet's Choice Pharmacy. More information. Can only be shipped in the United States.
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Product Summary:

Prednisone Tablets 
 
Corticosteroids are hormones used for the treatment of multiple conditions including adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease); inflammation; autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, pemphigus, and some anemias; allergies including atopy; asthma; some cancers; and certain types of colitis and kidney diseases (nephrotic syndrome).
 
Dose and Administration:
 
Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulties giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. Dosage depends on the product used. Your veterinarian may recommend starting at a higher dose and then reducing the dose every few days to a week. If using the transdermal gel, apply to the skin as directed by your veterinarian. If using an injectable form, use a new, sterile needle and syringe each time, and follow the proper technique, as directed by your veterinarian. Dispose of the needle and syringe according to local regulations. If you miss a dose, contact your veterinarian to determine the next dose. This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed.
 
Possible Side Effects:
Side effects are usually dose dependent. If side effects occur, contact your veterinarian, who may decrease the dosage, frequency, or type of corticosteroid. The most common side effects are increased appetite, drinking, and urination. Your pet may have more “accidents” and need to go outside or use the litter box more often. Less common side effects include weight gain, panting, diarrhea, vomiting, and behavior changes. Side effects of long-term use include muscle loss, weakness, and the development of diabetes or hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease). The typical signs of these diseases are increased thirst, urination, and appetite. Animals with Cushing's disease may also develop thin skin, a poor hair coat, and a “pot-belly.” Activation or worsening of hypothyroidism or pancreatis. Immune system suppression may occur, especially on higher doses, making a pet more susceptible to infection. Contact your veterinarian if your pet has a fever (over 103° F), painful urination (a sign of urinary tract infection), tiredness, sneezing, coughing, or runny eyes.
 
Precautions:
Not for use in animals with systemic fungal infections, some types of mange (mites), stomach ulcers, Cushing's disease, high blood pressure, kidney disease, or congestive heart failure. Do not use in pregnant animals. May cause premature birth. Can cause birth defects in dogs, rabbits, and rodents. If on long-term therapy, do not discontinue the drug abruptly. The dose needs to be tapered off over several weeks to allow the body to start making its own cortisol again. May need to give additional steroids while tapering, if the animal is stressed. May stunt growth if used in young, growing animals. Consult with your veterinarian regarding the physical examinations and laboratory testing necessary prior to and during treatment with corticosteroids.
 
Drug, Food, and Test Interactions:
Consult your veterinarian before using corticosteroids with vitamins and supplements, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, carprofen (Novox or Rimadyl), deracoxib (Deramaxx), etodolac (EtoGesic), meloxicam (Metacam),firocoxib (Previcox), tepoxalin (Zubrin); insulin, modified live vaccines, phenytoin, phenobarbital, rifampin, cyclosporine, estrogens, erythromycin, or mitotane, amphotericin B, furosemide, or thiazide, since interactions may occur. Corticosteroids may cause abnormal levels of hepatic enzymes, thyroid hormone, cholesterol, and potassium in the blood, and can affect many laboratory tests. Make sure your veterinarian knows your pet is taking corticosteroids prior to testing.
 
Signs of Toxicity/Overdose:
An acute overdose is unlikely to cause problems. A chronic overdose is likely to cause signs of Cushing's disease or diabetes mellitus; both diseases commonly cause increased urinating, drinking, and eating. Abruptly stopping long-term treatment may cause signs of Addison's disease, including vomiting, weakness, collapse and sudden death. If you know or suspect your pet has had an overdose, or if you observe any of these signs in your pet, contact your veterinarian immediately.
 
Storage:
Store at room temperature, in tight, light resistant, childproof container.
 

Please Note: 

 

This prescription product or therapeutic food is fulfilled by Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, Inc. A licensed pharmacy in all states, excluding North Carolina. Pet’s Choice is actively working with North Carolina Board of Pharmacy and expect to be licensed to fill prescriptions in 2017. We can only ship to US states. 

 

To order prescription products or therapeutic foods must have an existing, valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship.  Prescription requests are subject to a Drug Utilization Review by a licensed pharmacist for patient safety.

 

All prescription products (excluding therapeutic food) are FDA approved, or EPA licensed, to be sold in the US.

 

Prescription products cannot be returned.
Style Item Number Model Number UPC
5mg 1 Count P03712 005 001 012122-5MG-TAB
5mg 100 Count P03712 005 100 012122-5-100 305915052015
5mg 1000 Count P03712 005 1000 012122-5-1000 301439740100
10mg 1 Count P03712 010 001 012122-10MG-TAB
10mg 100 Count P03712 010 100 012122-10-100 301431473013
10mg 1000 Count P03712 010 1000
20mg 1 Count P03712 020 001 012122-20MG-TAB
20mg 100 Count P03712 020 100 012122-20-100 301439738015
20mg 1000 Count P03712 020 1000 012122-20-1000 301431477103
50mg 1 Count P03712 050 001 012122-50MG-TAB
50mg 100 Count P03712 050 100
50mg 1000 Count P03712 050 1000
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Please Note: 

This prescription product or therapeutic food is fulfilled by Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, Inc. A licensed pharmacy in all states, excluding North Carolina. Pet’s Choice is actively working with North Carolina Board of Pharmacy and expect to be licensed to fill prescriptions in 2018. We can only ship to US states. 

 

To order prescription products or therapeutic foods must have an existing, valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship.  Prescription requests are subject to a Drug Utilization Review by a licensed pharmacist for patient safety.

 

All prescription products (excluding therapeutic food) are FDA approved, or EPA licensed, to be sold in the US.

Prescription products cannot be returned.  


How do you fill my pet’s prescription order?

We understand how important your pet’s health is to you. That’s why we partnered with Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, a fully accredited Vet-VIPPS national pharmacy. Located in Belleville, Kansas, Pet’s Choice Pharmacy is a trusted partner that is fully licensed to distribute pharmaceutical products in all states, excluding North Carolina. This licensing ensures that they adhere to the proper standards for handling and dispensing pet medications directly to you, at a significant savings.

 

How does the prescription process happen?

Pet’s Choice Pharmacy will contact your veterinarian directly to obtain the necessary information and approval to dispense the medications ordered. It is helpful to have veterinarian’s name, phone number, and fax number when you place your order so we can speed up contact process with veterinarian. After prescription is verified, your medication will be safely dispensed and shipped directly to you. If you veterinarian does not participate or support online sales, you can mail your script to us directly.

Pet’s Choice Pharmacy  

814 K Street

Belleville, KS 66935

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Are we a licensed pharmacy?

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has approved us as an Internet Advertiser of prescription drug-related services through its e-Advertiser Approval program. We are not a licensed pharmacy; however, we are permitted to display pet medications on our site and have prescription orders fulfilled and delivered through our trusted partner, Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, a full Vet-VIPPS accredited pharmacy. This gives you a trusted and affordable alternative to purchase the medications your beloved pets need to maintain quality of life and overall health.

If you have any medical questions about your pet, we suggest you speak with your veterinarian before administering any medication.  If you would like to speak with our pharmacy support team about your order, you can contact us directly Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm EST at (877) 574-2267. If you veterinarian needs to fax your prescription, our fax number is (866) 787-1177.

 

** By law we can only accept a prescription faxed from your veterinarian or we must have the original prescription**

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