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

Drug Type: Steroid


Prednisolone is a corticosteroid drug used in the treatment of inflammatory and allergic conditions in poultry. It should only be given under direction by your veterinarian as it should only be used with extreme caution. It is given by mouth (orally), injection into a vein, as eye drops, or topically.
  • 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