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I am sorry to hear about this concern.
How much does she weigh?
Ok - thank you.
In these cases, they are on prednisone for life.
There is a single, treatment dose, not tapered.
thats what i thought
The dose range will be variable, but will range from 20-40mg every 12 hours based on the veterinarian.
There is rarely one dose that fits all, it is a dose range, although at this body weight 25mg every 12 hours would be common.
Again - for life.
This is the treatment AND maintenance dose.
whats the formula for Prednisone? Weight wise?
Link: http://www.petplace.com/drug-library/prednisone-prednisolone/page1.aspxImmunosuppressive doses range from 1 to 3 mg per pound (2 to 6 mg/kg) up to three times daily.
Awesome thank you so much!!! She is still happy and eating and did well on the prednisone so far - so I just did not want to stress her any more!!
You are very welcome.
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have a great weekend!!
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