Prescription Required

Depo-medrone V Suspension 5ml

Methylprednisolone acetate
Product Code: 100149
Depo-Medrone V is a long acting injectable corticosteroid for use in horses, containing Methylprednisolone acetate.
£62.40 (inc VAT)
£52.00 (ex VAT)

It is used in horses to treat (or as part of a therapeutic regime for), musculo-skeletal conditions. It can be given intra-muscularly (not intra-venously) for it's anti-inflammatory effects or intra-articularly (into a joint). After intra-articular injection, improvement of clinical signs should be seen within 24-48hours; this lasts for an average of 3-4 weeks, but is variable. Working animals should be rested after treatment, to allow the clinical condition to resolve. Long term repeated injections are not recommended.

In cats & dogs, it can also be given intra-muscularly or intra-articularly depending on the condition. It is used in the treatment of allergic or inflammatory conditions, including skin conditions; musculo-skeletal conditions; ocular/otic (ear/eye) inflammatory conditions & autoimmune disorders.

This product requires a prescription from your vet & will only be dispatched once we receive this prescription.

Legal Category- POM-V

Warnings & Contraindications- Standard strict asepsis should be followed for intra-articular injection. Not recommended for use in equines with laminitis.

Pregnancy & Lactation- Do not use in mares that are pregnant or lactating.

Passport Requirements- This medication cannot be used in horses intended for human consumption. Your vet must have signed Section 9 of your horse's passport (or Section 2 for passports issued after 1st January 2016).

For further product information please click on the link below. This will take you to the Veterinary medicines directorate (VMD) website where you can search for the product and see the most up to date Summary of product characteristics (SPC).

http://www.vmd.defra.gov.uk/ProductInformationData...

This item is a prescription medication and cannot be sent until a valid prescription is received. Please note, we only accept prescriptions written by vets registered in the UK with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

We send all our prescription medication by a tracked courier service and dispatch only occurs on a Monday to Thursday.

Premium next day delivery is also available for this item but we must receive the order and prescription by 12 noon.

Once you have received a prescription from your vet, you can send it to us via:

  1. Upload: when prompted during the checkout process
  2. Email: prescription@evet.co.uk
  3. Post: eVetDrug Ltd, Blueberry Farm, Kingscroft Lane, Warfield, Berks, RG42 6JL

Please include your order number on the prescription.

To make the process even easier, please feel free to download a copy of our prescription form, which your vet can complete and sign.

Remember to ask your vet for a repeat prescription if your horse is on long term medication - it will save you time and money.

For more information regarding prescription medication, please view our Prescription Information page.

It is a criminal offence to tamper with a written prescription. eVetDrug has a zero tolerance policy for altered or forged prescriptions. We verify the authenticy of all prescriptions received with the vet who prescribed them. If we receive a prescription that is invalid, forged or altered, we will immediately cancel the whole order, de-activate the user account, report the misuse to the Veterinary Medicine Directorate and charge a reporting fee of £50. A forged prescription may result in prosecution.