Generic form of Rimadyl, Novox, and Vetprofen. Can be given once a day or twice a day. Effective in controlling joint pain and inflammation. Can help bring relief after surgery. Scored tablets make it easy to break tablets in half for proper dosing.Description
*Please Note: Picture displayed may not depict actual product. Any represented trademarks are property of the respective companies What is Carprofen? Carprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication that helps relieve the pain and inflammation that occurs with arthritis in dogs. It also helps bring relief from other joint problems and can help your pet to feel better after surgery. Carprofen is the generic alternative to Rimadyl, Novox, and Vetprofenl. Formulated for: Dogs.The safety of Carprofen in puppies under 6 weeks of age has not been established. Some veterinarians may prescribe for small animals and birds although this medication is labeled for dogs only. Do not use with cats. How is this medication given? Carprofen can be given once a day or it can be split into twice daily dosing. Your veterinarian will determine the dosage of medication and the frequency at which it should be given. Give this medication by mouth (orally). Gastrointestinal upset including vomiting and diarrhea may be minimized if Carprofen is given with food. Carprofen should be given at the lowest dose necessary to help your dog to feel better. You should never administer Carprofen to a pet other than the one for which it has been prescribed for. How does it work? Chemicals in the body called prostaglandins are reduced with Carprofen. Since prostaglandins trigger inflammation, minimizing them helps decrease inflammation and pain that occurs as a result of arthritis, surgery, and other joint conditions. What results can I expect? Symptoms of arthritis include stiffness, trouble walking, and difficulty rising. These symptoms can be relieved with Carprofen although this medication will not cure arthritis since there is no known cure for this chronic condition. Your dog should start to feel better although results vary in each individual. If you discontinue Carprofen you may notice your dogs symptoms returning. What Form(s) does Carprofen come in? scored tablets (caplets).Dose and Administration: Novox is an oral medication that your pet takes by mouth. It can be give one to two times daily but your veterinarian will determine the dose and frequency that is ideal for your dog. Giving Carprofen with food can sometimes help to decrease gastrointestinal upset. If you miss a dose, you should give as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, just skip the dose that you missed so that you do not give two doses at once. Only give Carprofen to the dog for which your veterinarian has prescribed it for. If there are any questions or problems giving your dog this medication, consult your veterinarian immediately. Minimize your dogs arthritis and joint pain and improve his/her quality of life with Carprofen. Possible Side Effects: The most commonly reported side effect is gastrointestinal upset which may result in vomiting, diarrhea, and lack of appetite. Stomach ulcers may also develop and this can cause your dog to have bloody stools, black stools, or constipation in addition to other gastrointestinal signs. Sometimes the kidneys and liver may be affected. Symptoms of kidney problems include increased thirst, increased urination, and changes in the color and smell of your pets urine. If liver problems occur, you may notice jaundice (yellowing of the gums, skin, or eyes). Pale gums, shedding, incoordination, seizures, behavioral changes, and other less common side effects are also possible. If your pet is allergic to this medication, he/she may display symptoms such as facial swelling, hives, scratching, and sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. Contact veterinarian if abnormalities occur.
…medications, Pepto-Bismol, other antidiarrheal mixtures, and antacids. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, carprofen (Rimadyl), deracoxib (Deramaxx), or etodolac (EtoGesic) can increase the risk of gastrointestinal ulcers if they are given with Temaril-P. Insulin…Description
Temaril-P is:an antihistamine (trimeprazine)/corticosteroid (prednisolone) combination. This combination helps to relieve common inflammatory disorders such as kennel cough (tracheobronchitis), bronchitis/coughs of nonspecific origin (except coughs due to cardiac insufficiencies), parasitic/bacterial infections, eczema, and canine allergies.
What are the benefits? 1. Scored tablets can be split easily and make it easy to give correct dose; 2. Unique antihistamine/corticosteroid combination; 3. Acts as an antitussive (relieves coughing) and as an antipruritic (relieves itching).
What outcomes can be expected? Temaril-P will not cure the underlying problem. Antihistamine (Trimeprazine) and steroid (Prednisolone) work well to relieve coughing and itching occuring with tracheobronchitis (kennel cough), canine allergies, and other causes.
Who is it for: Dogs.
How does it work? Trimeprazine blocks histamine in the body. Prednisolone reduces inflammation of the skin and respiratory system.
Temaril-P is available as: an oral tablet.
Generic Name: Trimeprazine (5mg) with Prednisolone (2mg) . No generic products are available. Compounded products may be available.
Common Brand Name: Temaril-P (Pfizer Animal Health)
Dose and administration: A prescription from your veterinarian is required in order to purchase this medication. The dose is usually based on dogs weight but dose and duration of treatment will be determined by your veterinarian. Temaril P should always be reduced gradually before stopping. Taking with food to lessens stomach upset. Make sure dog has continuous access to water while using. If you forget to give a dose, give it as soon as your remember. If it is too close to the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not double dose.
Uses: Temaril-P works to relieve inflammation. It targets inflammation of the respiratory tract and skin specifically. Coughing from allergic bronchitis, infections, or other causes, and itching/inflammation of the skin and ear due to allergies are all examples of problems that can be helped with this medication.
Storage: Temaril-P should be stored in a tight, childproof, light-resistant container at room temperature. Keep out of reach from children and pets.
Possible side effects: Side effects are usually dose dependent and may include sedation, exposed third eyelid, muscle tremors, weakness, blood disorders, and an increase in drinking, eating, and urinating. Your pet may have more "accidents" and need to relieve themselves more often. Less common side effects include increased appetite, weight gain, panting, diarrhea, vomiting, and behavior changes.
Muscle loss, weakness, and the development of diabetes or hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease) may occur if this medication is used long-term. Longer term use of Temaril-P can also cause immune system suppression (especially at higher doses). Immune suppression can make a pet more susceptible to infection. Contact your veterinarian if your pet displays symptoms of infection.
If your pet is truly allergic to this medication, he/she can exhibit symptoms including facial swelling, hives, scratching, diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma.
Other side effects are possible. If side effects occur or if your pet is acting unusual in any way while taking this medication, contact your veterinarian immediately for further instructions. He/she may decrease the dosage or frequency of administration or discontinue this medication and/or recommend further treatment if there are medication-related problems.
…interactions may occur with other NSAIDs (e.g., aspirin, etodolac (EtoGesic), deracoxib (Deramaxx), tepoxalin (Zubrin), firocoxib (Previcox), carprofen (Novox, Rimadyl)); steroids (e.g., prednisone, prednisolone, dexamethasone, Medrol, triamcinolone); methotrexate, oral anticoagulants (heparin,…Description
If your dog suffers from a degenerative or inflammatory joint condition such as arthritis, consider Metacam in order to relieve his/her pain which should help your canine companion to live a healthy, enjoyable life.
What is Metacam? Metacam is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication that is commonly recommended by veterinarians in order to relieve pain, inflammation, and other symptoms associated with arthritis in dogs.
What are the benefits of Metacam? :
- Liquid suspension allows easy, convenient and accurate dosing for dogs of all sizes.
- Palatable taste dogs easily accept.
- May be used as long-term treatment for chronic arthritis in dogs.
Formulated for: dogs. There are no safety studies regarding the use of Metacam in dogs less than 6 months of age or in pregnant, breeding, or nursing dogs.
How is this medication given? Metacam is commonly prescribed to be given once a day but your veterinarian will determine the exact dosing regimen for your dog.
Metacam should be given by mouth (orally). Shake the liquid well before use. You can measure your dogs exact dose using the syringe provided by the manufacturer. You can give this medication on your dogs food or directly in your dogs mouth. Giving Metacam in the food is commonly recommended for more accurate dosing in small dogs.The goal is to use the lowest dose necessary in order to provide relief especially if Metacam in used long-term.
How does this medication work? Metacam is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID). NSAIDs inhibit the synthesis of certain body chemicals called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are chemicals that are released throughout your pet's bloodstream that can result in pain. Inhibiting the production of prostaglandins can effectively reduce pain in your dog making him/her more comfortable.
What results can I expect? Metacam can help manage your dogs symptoms associated with his/her arthritis or other inflammatory condition including pain but is not a cure as there is no cure for arthritis. Symptoms can be relieved within hours to days but can vary from dog to dog. You should notice less pain and increased mobility. Symptoms may reoccur if Metacam is discontinued.
What Form(s) does Metacam come in? Metacam comes in liquid.
* Apply to a clean wound surface. Reapply as needed.Description
Ichon is used by veterinarian after surgery in order to prevent adhesions and strengthen scars. It has also been used off-label for arthritis as an injection but Ichon is not approved for this use.
What is Ichon?This is a sterile 5mL solution containing 500mg of Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (100mg/mL). It is used as a lavage during surgery to prevent adhesions primarily in abdominal and gynecological procedures. It is also used by veterinarians to strengthen scars after surgery.
What are the benefits of Ichon?
- Sterile Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan.
- Derived from bovine trachea.
- Preservative Free.
Formulated for:cats, dogs, and horses.
How is this medication given?Ichon is used as a medical device by veterinarians. It is used as a final lavage prior to surgical closure of the abdominal incision. Install at a rate of 0.013 grams / kg in a 0.9% sterile NaCl (sodium chloride) solution. The exact volume is calculated by the veterinary surgeon. Once the lavage has been performed, be sure to discard any unused portion of vial contents.
How does this medication work?This product contains Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) derived by bovine trachea. The PSGAG is applied as a final lavage by the veterinary surgeon in order to prevent post-surgical adhesions. Ichon can also aid in strengthening scars post-surgery.
What results can I expect? You can expect healing and less adhesions after your pets surgery.
What form(s) does Ichon come in? sterile solution
Generic Name:Sterile Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (Common Drug Name)
Common Brand Name:Ichon 500mg/5ml (100mg/ml) (Kinetic Vet)
Dose and Administration:The amount of Ichon used during surgery is determined by the veterinary surgeon. It is applied topically as a final lavage prior to surgical closure.
Uses:Ichon is used by veterinarians as a final lavage before surgical closure. It is used to prevent abdominal adhesions after abdominal and gynecological surgery. Some people have used this product as an alternative to other PSGAGS that are used in the treatment of arthritis but Ichon is not approved or labeled for this use.
Possible Side Effects: There are no known side effects to using Ichon although side effects are always possible.
Drug and Food Interactions: No interactions have been reported. It is always important to tell your veterinarian about all medications and supplements your pet is taking to ensure the safe use of Ichon.
Precautions:Ichon cannot be used in food animals. Always check with your veterinarian regarding the safety of Ichon in your pet.
Storage:Store at room temperature out of reach from children and pets.
A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Ichon.
Adequan is a great option to help manage your pets arthritis and joint problems. This is an injectable medication. Your veterinarian will tell you what size needle and syringe to use (sold separately).
What is Adequan? a medication…
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* Best given on an empty stomach * Follow dosage instructions provided by your veterinarianDescription
Help to resolve your pets infection with Zithromax liquid when it is used exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
What is Zithromax? This is an antibiotic that is used in the treatment of certain skin, respiratory, and other susceptible infections in small animals. It is a powder that is reconstituted and administered as a liquid.
What are the benefits of Zithromax?
- Effective in the treatment of targeted respiratory, skin, and other infections.
- Given as a liquid so it can be accurately dosed in the smallest of animals.
- Liquid is easy to administer and it can be given safely in several species of small animals.
Formulated for:Dogs, cats, and rabbits can be given Zithromax.
How is this medication given?Give all medication orally. Shake the bottle well before giving each dose. Zithromax can be given on an empty stomach but always give this medication exactly according to your veterinarians prescribe instructions. Always complete all doses that have been prescribed unless otherwise directed or infection may recur or worsen. If you do not understand how to use Zithromax correctly, contact your veterinarian for further guidance.
How does this medication work? Zithromax is an antibiotic that kills bacteria by halting the protein production of susceptible bacteria which causes it to stop growing and reproducing. If bacteria cannot grow or reproduce, it will eventually die and the infection will resolve with some assistance from the body's immune system.
What results can I expect? The bloodstream will carry Zithromax from the GI tract to infected tissues. It will stop the growth and reproduction of susceptible bacteria so your pets infection will resolve. Your pets symptoms should improve. It can take several doses before improvement is observed. If your pet seems worse or his/her symptoms are not resolving after all medication is completed, call your veterinarian.
What form(s) does Zithromax come in? This is a powder that is reconstituted and given by mouth as liquid.
Generic Name:Azithromycin (Common Drug Name)
Common Brand Name:Zithromax
Dose and Administration:Finish all medication exactly according to your veterinarians instructions. Stopping this medication too soon can cause infection to recur or worsen. Give only to the pet it has been prescribed for. If you forget to give a dose, give it when you remember but never give two doses at once. Call your veterinarian if you have any questions.
Uses:Zithromax is used in the treatment of susceptible bacterial infections.
Possible Side Effects: Gastrointestinal side effects (vomiting/diarrhea) are most common. Liver damage is also possible but this is rare. Pets that are hypersensitive to this or similar medications can have a true allergic reaction. Other side effects may occur. Call your veterinarian immediately if your pet is acting ill while taking this medication.
Drug and Food Interactions: Interactions may occur with some vitamins, supplements, cisapride, cyclosporine, digoxin, and antacids. Discuss all medications and supplements your pet is taking with your veterinarian prior to starting Zithromax.
Precautions:Zithromax should not be given to pets who have an allergy to it or similar antibiotics. Pets with liver disease should take this medication cautiously and only if the benefits outweigh the risks.
The risks to pregnant/lactating females are unknown. Follow-up exams or laboratory tests may be recommended by your veterinarian.
Storage:Zithromax should be stored at room temperature out of reach from children and pets. Once powder has been reconstituted into a liquid, it should be used within 14 days.
A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Zithromax.