Is There Any Side Effects With Taking Dacortin?

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I have been prescribed dacortin for my dog he is 7 years old what are the side effects if any thank you
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asked Jan 25, 2013 by anonymous
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Dacortin is classified as a steroid and is an immunosuppresant. The following are side effects of Dacortin:

1. extreme need for liquids and food
2. gastrointestinal discomforts such as diarrhea and vomiting
3. prolonged use can result to canine diabetes and eye problems such as glaucoma, cataract or poor vision
4. remarkable weakness and fatigue
5. difficulty walking caused by painful joints (inflamed joints)
6. recurring infections
7. continued use can contribute to behavioral changes like restlessness, anxiety and aggression
8. hair loss and thinning
9. weight gain or weight loss
10. frequent urination
answered Jan 26, 2013 by chelle Diamond Guide (1,156 points)

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