Prednisolone Acetate is an adrenocortical steroid that is used to reduce inflammation in dogs, cats, horses, and cattle. It is administered in the form of eye drops but also is available as an injectable solution. Its efficacy is well known, and it is widely prescribed by veterinarians.Prednisolone crystalline injectable suspension was developed for use in the veterinary field. It has proved to be highly effective in the treatment of acetonemia in cattle (bovine ketosis). Following the injection of prednisolone crystalline suspension, the blood glucose level is restored to normal in short time, appetite and milk yield improves, and circulating ketone bodies return to a normal level. It is 3 to 5 times more active than hydrocortisone, (Natural cortisones) but does not affect mineral balance as that of the other potent corticosteroids.
Indication / Uses:
Prednisolone injection is indicated for
- Treating ketosis in dairy cattle,
- Rheumatoid arthritis,
- Inflammatory and allergic conditions in large and small animal in conjunction with appropriate antibiotic or chemotherapeutic agents when indicated.
Veterinary Medicine Uses for Prednisolone Acetate
Prednisolone binds with glucocorticoid receptors and influences cell behavior by acting as a catalyst to produce some proteins, and as an inhibitor to synthesize others, suppressing inflammation and immune response in the process.
In veterinary medicine, Prednisolone Acetate is prescribed to treat pain and inflammation resulting from surgery, injuries, and infections.
Side-Effects of Prednisolone Acetate
If pregnant animals ingest Prednisolone Acetate, premature birth or birth defects can result, so caution is urged when giving Prednisolone Acetate to nursing animals.
Pet owners should be alert for itching, facial swelling, respiratory distress, or other bothersome side effects.
Features of Prednisone For Goats
Each ml contains Prednisolone acetate 10 mg
Indications for use: :
Prednisolone crystalline suspension is used as a supportive treatment in ketosis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis inflammatory and allergic conditions in large and small animals.
Dosage and Administration:
For systemic treatment, injection is given deep into muscle
Cattle: 5-20 ml
Calves: 2.5-5 ml
Piglets, dogs, cats: 1-3 ml
Milk: 3 days,
Meat: cattle, sheep & goat-5 days,
Meat: Pig- 28 days
Prices of Prednisone For Goats
$36.00 – $99.97