Brand Names:
Pediapred, Flo-Pred, Millipred, Orapred

Drug Type: Steroid


Prednisolone is a corticosteroid with anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. It may serve as a temporary treatment of malabsorption/intestinal lymphosarcoma.

Note: Use with caution in poultry.
  • 0.5-1 mg/kg IM or IV once or 1-2 mg/kg PO q12h; taper dose according to effect.
Oral solution and tablets
  • May predispose birds to aspergillosis and other fungal infections
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Increased appetite
  • impaired wound healing
  • Less response to hormones, especially during stressful instances such as surgery or illness
  • Change in electrolytes
  • Increased risk of stomach ulcers