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Q. Dog had itching problems - DR prescribed Prednisone and anti-biotics is Pred. Necessary

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TOMASZ WNUK

A. Prednisone is the most effective medication to reduce excessive itchiness. If your dog is scratching a lot because of allergic reaction the most sensible treatment is a course of prednisone. However, it is important not to give steroids for very long time and not to give higher dose than necessary. It is often possible to titrate down the dose after a few days of treatment.


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