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My 18 year old shihtzu was on previcox 57 mg×1day and was

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My 18 year old shihtzu was on previcox 57 mg×1day and was switched to predisone 7.5 mg ×2 day also got a shot of dexamethasone yesterday. The predisone does not seem to be helping. When can I go back to the previcox? He got 7.5 mg of predisone this am
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

The biologic effects of dexamethasone last about 72 hours (less for prednisone), so we should wait 3 days before restarting the Previcox.