Prednisone is a medication for cats that treats nervous system disorders, cancer, inflammation, Addison's disease, and many other disorders and diseases. It is a steroid that suppresses the immune system and reduces infl... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

The mechanism of action of prednisone in polymyalgia rheumatica is not well understood, and many believe the efficacy of treatment is related to the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects of the drug, explains Me... More » Health Conditions & Diseases explains that long-term use of high prednisone doses can lead to overdose. The symptoms include thinning skin, easy bruising and changes in the appearance of body fat in the face, neck, back and waist. Other si... More »

According to, Clavamox is an antibiotic medication that is approved for use in cats. It is prescribed to treat urinary tract infections as well as infections from wounds, abscesses and dermatitis. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Ringworm in cats can be killed or treated with a topical ointment or oral medication depending on the seriousness of the infection, WebMD explains. For most cases, the cat can be washed with a special shampoo to resolve ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Metronidazole is an antibiotic and antiprotozoal medication used in cats, dogs and horses as well as humans. Metronidazole is also used to treat tropical fish, reptiles and amphibians. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

The side effects of ringworm treatment in cats depends on the medication chosen but include nausea, changes in the white blood cells and possible liver disease, according to the Mar Vista Veterinary Hospital. Cats are mo... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health