Antiemetics for Dogs

By Shelley Moore

Solu-Medrol is a corticosteroid drug, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, which decreases swelling, inflammation and allergic-type reactions. Doctors prescribe Solu-Medrol to treat a variety of disorders.

Antiemetics for Dogs
Antiemetics for Dogs
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Autoimmune Disorders

Patients use Solu-Medrol to relieve symptoms of autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and autoimmune hemolytic anemia.

Allergies and Skin Conditions

Solu-Medrol is effective at treating allergy symptoms including nasal congestion or runny nose, hives and contact dermatitis. It also can relieve the effects of psoriasis and other skin conditions.

Lung Disorders

Solu-Medrol is used for reducing inflammation in the airways and can relieve symptoms of asthma and other lung conditions.

Cancer

Doctors prescribe Solu-Medrol for patients undergoing cancer treatment, to relieve nausea and vomiting associated with some chemotherapy drugs, and to stimulate appetite.

Ulcerative Colitis

Solu-Medrol is used to treat the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) conditions of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.