I would call your vet and ask what they would reccomend for her constipation.
Your name or email address: These synthetic forms of corticosteroids are many times more potent than the naturally occurring forms and typically last much longer. Her crazy behavior started when she had been on the drug for over a month. My 14yo Lucille has been on prednisone for about a month now to help her appetite. There have been some side effects reported with the use of Prednisone in cats.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Precautions Carry your cat's medical history and apprise the vet with it. You should upgrade or use an alternative browser.
References The Cat Health Guide: Do you still advocate low dose prednisolone use for feline osteoarthritis in elderly cats with concurrent CKD? Somtimes near it, on our bed.
Possible side effects associated with prednisone include increased appetite, weight gain, increased thirst and frequent urination.
He tolerates it well,and his stool remains normal. A feline doctor will require a baseline blood glucose level prior to starting corticosteroids and will monitor blood glucose levels periodically as long as the drug is continued. I would have to examine the bill line by line to see what was charged for what, etc.
Might this be appropriate to try? Thanks again for your help! Instead of thinking that your cat had diarrhea or threw up just because she scarfed down this morning's breakfast too quickly, consider the possibility that the wee one is actually suffering from a medical condition such as IBS.
He got a very short-acting shot first to see if they would help him.
Short Term Side Effects
Corticosteroids may also worsen gastric ulcers in cats. There are laxatives for cats that you can buy at your local pet store, but I have never had any experience with those. There are lots of vets here but only about two facilities which treat things other than the typical routine shots and antibiotics.
Long Term Side Effects Long term use curbs the natural functions of the adrenal glands and a sudden suspension of prednisone can cause severe withdrawal symptoms and sickness.
The options of places to treat this was only two here in Singapore. Suppressed Infections - Since prednisone affects the immune system, latent viruses and illnesses can appear, requiring treatment. Leo seems to be depressed over this turn of events.