Medrol (methylprednisolone) (Manufacture may vary)


MEDROL uses anti-inflammatory corticosteroids that treat a wide range of medical issues in both cats and dogs.

These conditions vary greatly in nature and can include dermal, allergic, otic, ocular, musculoskeletal, and collagen diseases. Additionally, it can help treat chronic or recurrent diseases such as nephrosis or ulcerative colitis.

This medication comes in tabs that are easy to digest to consume and digest for dogs or cats that have difficulty holding down their medicine. Medrol is administered in 4 milligram tabs and is available in bottles of 500 tabs or individual tabs.

Key Features:
  • Begins working after only 1 to 2 hours to relieve discomfort quickly
  • Enhanced potency achieves astounding results with minimal side effects, compared to medications such as prednisone and prednisolone
  • Small, easy-to-swallow tablets can be split to allow for simple dosage adjustments

  • Product uses:
  • Collagen, dermal, allergic, ocular, otic, musculoskeletal and chronic diseases
  • Conditions known to be responsive to anti-inflammatory corticosteroids
  • Pets that need this treatment but are prone to polyuria or polydipsia
  • Cats and dogs that need an easy-to-swallow treatment

  • Conditions:
  • Endocrine disorders, rheumatic disorders, collagen diseases, dermatological diseases, allergic states, ophthalmic diseases, respiratory diseases, hematologic disorders, neoplastic diseases, edematous states, gastrointestinal diseases, multiple sclerosis, and other miscellaneous disorders
  • Any condition in which anti-inflammatory corticosteroids can be beneficial

  • Dosing:
  • You should consult a veterinarian to determine the exact dosage that is appropriate for your pet
  • The appropriate dosage will depend both on the size of your pet and on the condition for which the medication was prescribed
  • More information on dosing should be available in the prescription information

  • Administration:
  • Your should divide your pet’s dosage into multiple doses, administered 6 to 10 hours apart
  • Tablets are chewable and can be broken up for partial doses
  • Initial dose level is to be administered until a satisfactory clinical response is observed before gradually decreasing the dose
  • Consult your veterinarian or your pet’s prescription for further information

  • Side Effects:
  • Fluid and electrolyte disturbances, musculoskeletal weakness, gastrointestinal upset and nitrogen imbalance, hormonal imbalances
  • Posterior subcapsular cataracts, increased intraocular pressure, glaucoma, and exophthalmos
  • Impaired healing, fragile skin, facial erythema, increased sweating
  • Vertigo, headache, convulsions