Methylprednisolone is a potent anti-inflammatory synthetic corticosteroid with prolonged systemic and local effects. It has marked gluconeogenic effects. The tendency to promote sodium/water retention is very weak.
Vetacortyl is indicated for the management of chronic inflammatory conditions, including arthritis, chronic dermatitis, and other inflammatory or allergic conditions, where a long-acting effect is required.
Cats: For the management of chronic stomatitis (trench mouth), the eosinophilic granuloma complex (rodent ulcer, eosinophilic plaque, granulomatous stomatitis, linear granuloma) allergic dermatitis and military eczema.
Dogs: Arthritis, chronic allergic dermatitis, bronchial asthma.
Horses: Arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis and other musculoskeletal inflammatory disorders.