Dexamethasone Rx
Starting At $0.19 per tablet

Dexamethasone Rx

Tablet
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are Dexamethasone Tablets for Cats and Dogs?

  • Dexamethasone is a prescription medication classified as a glucocorticoid, or steroid.
  • Dexamethasone decreases immune reactions, inflammation, and helps other disorders in the body.

Why do cats and dogs use Dexamethasone?

  • Dexamethasone can be used for a wide variety of disorders and conditions as prescribed by a veterinarian.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Dexamethasone?

  • Dexamethasone has many side effects, especially if it is given for a long period of time.
  • Dogs may develop stomach ulcers, intestinal ulcers, perforation, or bleeding. There is more risk is your dog is also taking NSAIDs like aspirin or carprofen, or other cortisone-like drugs, such as Prednisone.
  • If your dog or cat stops eating, develops low energy, has black tarry stools, or you see bloody vomit, contact your veterinarian immediately.
  • Dexamethasone interacts with other medications so be sure to inform your pet's veterinarian and VetRxDirect Pharmacist of any prescription and over the counter medications your pet is taking.

How do you use Dexamethasone?

  • It is best to give Dexamethasone with food, but it may be given without food. Follow your veterinarian's instructions.
  • Do not stop giving Dexamethasone without speaking to your veterinarian if your dog or cat has been taking it for more than a couple weeks. Serious side effects may occur.

What is in Dexamethasone?

  • Dexamethasone is a prescription medication classified as a glucocorticoid, or steroid.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Dexamethasone is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Dexamethasone?

  • Dogs and cats may use Dexamethasone for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.