Description of the drug:
Dexamethasone is an anti-inflammatory agent of the glucocorticosteroid class .
This product is used in domestic animals mainly as an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive agent, that is to say, to reduce the undesirable effects of the immune system when it acts too strongly.
Please discuss with a veterinarian or consult the product insert that accompanies the product for more information regarding contraindications.
The most commonly observed side effects include increased thirst, hunger and urine production.
Dogs often also tend to sleep more and pant.
The follow-up recommended by the veterinarian in charge of the animal will depend on several factors such as his age, the reason he takes dexamethasone, his state of health, etc.
Interactions with other drugs:
Dexamethasone may interfere with the effectiveness of some other drugs if used at the same time. You can ask your veterinarian which ones.
Also, advise the veterinarian if your pet is already taking any drug (s) before starting treatment with dexamethasone. This will ensure that they are compatible.
This product is available in tablet and injectable form.
Dexamethasone should be stored at room temperature.
The injectable formula must also be kept out of the light.
If side effects occur and are severe, worsening or continuing, please contact a veterinarian as soon as possible.