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Depo-Medrol ® Injectable (Brand)

Depo-Medrol <sup>®</sup> Injectable (Brand)
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What is Depo-Medrol®?
Depo-Medrol is an injectable medication used to treat certain allergies, skin conditions, and arthritis. It can also be used to suppress the immune system.

Who is it for?
Depo-Medrol is for dogs, cats, and horses.

What are the benefits?

* Depo-Medrol is a powerful anti-inflammatory medication in injectable form
* Used to treat diseases associated with inflammation including certain allergies, skin conditions, and types of arthritis
* Can also be used to suppress the immune system
* It is quick-acting and has a longer period of activity than prednisone or prednisolone

Depo-Medrol is a synthetic corticosteroid used in the treatment of many different conditions, including autoimmune diseases such as lupus and some hemolytic anemias. It is also used to treat asthma and certain skin diseases in cats.

How does Depo-Medrol work?
Depo-Medrol has an effect on virtually every organ system in the body. Depo-Medrol is a corticosteroid that blocks the production of substances that trigger allergic and inflammatory actions. Depo-Medrol is used to modify the body's immune response. At lower doses it helps to reduce inflammation by decreasing the activity of certain cells and chemicals produced by the body that cause inflammation. At higher doses, it can suppress the immune system by decreasing the number of cells necessary for a proper immune response.

Is there a generic equivalent available?
Not in the injectable form.

How is it given?
Depo-Medrol is an injectable drug. A sterile needle and syringe should be used for each injection, using proper technique. The needle and syringe should be disposed of according to local regulations. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Contact your veterinarian if you have any difficulties with this medication. This medication should only be given to the pet for which it was prescribed.

What results can I expect?
When used to treat inflammatory conditions, such as certain skin diseases, the success rate is usually good and improvements can be seen in several days. If the Depo-Medrol is stopped, signs of the disease may reappear. Autoimmune diseases are more difficult to treat and the success rate will depend on the type and severity of the condition.

What form(s) does it come in?
This medication comes in an injectable form.

Please click on "More Information" for possible drug and food interactions with this medication.

20mg/ml Injectable
5ml PHY-50375 $24.99 each
How many Vials?
Total Qty: 1 x 1 = 1
Price Per Vial: $24.99
Subtotal: $24.99
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