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Prednil 5mg (Per Tablet) Prescription Required


Active ingredient: Each tablet contains prednisolone 5mg and chlorpheniramine maleate 2mg.

Manufacturer: Jurox

Prescription Medicine:

This is a prescription medicine, it is only available only under an approved veterinary authorisation. Please ensure that you have read the  "Order Prescription Medication" page before ordering this item.

All prescription medicines on the Your Pet PA website are purchased through veterinary wholesalers the same as those used by your Vet. All our products are ACVM or NZULM listed and identical to those used by your Veterinary Surgeon. Please call or email us if you have any queries about any of the products on our site.

* Prescription Animal Remedy (PAR) Class 1. For use under the authority or prescription of a veterinarian. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997.

ACVM # A011015



Commonly asked questions about Prednil:

What are Prednil Tablets?
Prednil tablets are a combination of an anti-inflammatory (prednisolone, a steroid) and an antihistamine (chlorpheniramine maleate).

Why do cats and dogs use Prednil?
Prednil may be prescribed to reduce inflammation or suppress the immune system.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Prednil?
When using Prednil, veterinarians want to use the least amount of medication needed to effectively treat your pet to reduce the side effects. Prednil has many side effects. Side effects are more likely with long term use and higher doses. The most common side effects of Prednil are increased appetite, thirst, and need to urinate.
Dogs may have serious side effects such as stomach or intestinal ulcers, perforation, or bleeding. If your dog stops eating, or you notice signs such as high fever, black, tarry stools, or bloody vomit, contact your veterinarian immediately.

How do you use Prednil?
Prednil should be given with food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.
Do not stop giving Prednil without talking to your veterinarian as serious side effects may result.

What is in Prednil?
The active ingredients in Prednil are prednisolone and chlorpheniramine maleate.
Prednisolone is a glucocorticoid or hormone that breaks down fats, carbohydrates, and proteins so that they can be used to fuel the body in times of stress. Chlorpheniramine maleate is an antihistamine used to relieve symptoms of allergy.

Prescription Medications

Your PetPA facilitates the supply of restricted veterinary medicines (veterinary prescriptions) and is approved to do so by the Ministry of Primary Industries. When purchasing prescription medication through Your PetPA you know that:

  • All prescription medication supplied is sourced from New Zealand veterinary wholesalers.
  • All prescription medication available is registered with the New Zealand Government under the ACVM Act 1997 (Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines).

All prescription medication listed on the Your PetPA website is available for supply on acceptance of your order by our team and on receipt of the original prescription.