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  • Chlorpheniramine

    by: Chlorpheniramine

    Chlorpheniramine can help manage your pet’s allergy symptoms when used as recommended by your veterinarian.

    Chlorpheniramine is: an antihistamine that is given orally in order to manage allergies and atopy in dogs and cats.

    $0.05

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  • Atopica Cyclosporine Capsules For Dogs

    by: Atopica

    …not use in animals that are allergic to cyclosporine. Use this medication with caution in dogs with liver and kidney disease. Do not use in dogs with a history of cancer. It is not recommended to give Atopica to breeding or nursing dogs unless the benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss this with your…

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    Breathe a sigh of relief when your dogs atopic dermatitis (allergy) symptoms are abated with Atopica. Allergic dermatitis is a chronic problem in many dogs that causes discomfort such as itching and gnawing which results in painful skin lesions. Atopica helps relieve symptoms by targeting the immune cells in the body that are responsible for allergic reactions and related skin problems.

    What is Atopica? Atopica is an FDA approved capsule that is often prescribed by veterinarians in order to treat atopic dermatitis (allergies) and related symptoms that result from common allergens such dust mites, pollen, and molds. Atopica can also be effective in treating related skin conditions.

    Formulated for: dogs that are over 4 lbs. The safe use of Atopica in dogs below 6 months of age has not been established. Atopica is licensed for use in dogs but some veterinarians may prescribe it to cats.

    How is this medication given? Ideally, Atopica should be given 1-2 hours before meals and without food. Do not open capsules and do not sprinkle contents on food. Follow the exact directions set forth by your veterinarian. Your dogs dose may be reduced by your veterinarian after several weeks of treatment. Start Atopica 1-2 months before your dogs allergy season if his/her problems are seasonal in nature. Do not remove each capsule from the blister pack until you are ready to use it.

    How does this medication work? Atopica fights the underlying cause of skin allergies and related skin conditions by targeting the immune cells involved in an allergic reaction.

    What results can I expect? Your dogs allergy symptoms should be reduced which should result in your dog feeling better. His/her skin should start to look less inflamed and he/she should itch less which should result in less skin lesions. You will need to be patient. Results are not immediate and it may take several weeks for you to notice a difference. Results will vary from patient to patient.

    What Form(s) does Atopica come in? Atopica is available as a soft capsule in 4 different strengths. Your veterinarian will determine the strength and dose that is right for your dog.

    Generic Name: Cyclosporine (Common Drug Name)

    Common Brand Name: Atopica (Novartis)

    Dose and Administration: Give Atopica exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Your dogs dose may be reduced after several weeks of treatment. Give this medication without food, ideally 1-2 hours before meals. Do not open capsule and do not sprinkle contents on food as there is a bitter taste. Keep capsules in blister pack until you are ready to use them. If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next scheduled dose, skip the dose. Do not double dose. Your veterinarian may recommend blood tests in order to monitor the safety and efficacy of Atopica. Ask your veterinarian what his/her policy is regarding blood monitoring.

    Uses: Atopica is used for the treatment of allergic dermatitis (allergies) and related skin conditions in dogs.

    Possible Side Effects: Gastrointestinal side effects such as vomiting, diarrhea, and lack of appetite have been reported. Other less common side effects include muscle cramps, muscle weakness, and change in hair coat. Signs of an allergic reaction include facial swelling, difficulty breathing, hives, scratching, vomiting, diarrhea, and pale gums. Atopica can suppress the immune system at high doses causing your pet to be more susceptible to infection. Other side effects may occur. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet displays any unusual symptoms while taking Atopica.

    $28.98 - $88.98

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  • Hydroxyzine Pamoate

    by: Hydroxyzine

    …have an allergic reaction to this medication. Call your veterinarian right away if your pet becomes sick while taking this medication, contact your veterinarian right away. Precautions: Pets who have a known allergy to this medication or similar medications should not take it. If your pet suffers…

    Description

    If your pet has allergies, Hydroxyzine Pamoate may be able to help when used as prescribed by your veterinarian.

    What is Hydroxyzine Pamoate?This is a prescription medication that is usually used to treat itchiness due to allergies and atopy. It can also be used as a sedative.

    What are the benefits of Hydroxyzine?

    • Helps to stop itching.
    • Less side effects than corticosteroids.
    • Can act as a sedative if necessary.

    Formulated for:dogs, cats, horses, and other small animals as prescribed.

    How is this medication given?This medication is given by mouth. Follow the precise directions that your veterinarian gives to you. Your veterinarian will determine the exact dose, frequency, and duration of medication.

    If you have any questions regarding the use of Hydroxyzine Pamoate, contact your veterinarian.

    How does this medication work?This is a histamine blocking medication. Histamine levels are increased when allergic symptoms are heightened. Blocking histamine should decrease the levels of histamine and relieve allergic symptoms.

    What results can I expect? This medication should start to work within several hours of a dose but it can take at least a week or two to see the maximal benefits and to see a decrease in your pets allergic symptoms.

    What form(s) does Hydroxyzine Pamoate come in? This is a capsule that is given by mouth.

    Generic Name:Hydroxyzine Pamoate (Common Drug Name)

    Common Brand Name:Vistaril

    Dose and Administration: Give capsules by mouth (orally) as prescibed. Exact directions of how to use Hydroxyzine Pamoate will be determined by your veterinarian.

    If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember but skip the missed dose if it is time for the next dose. Always contact your veterinarian if you are unsure of how to use this medication correctly.

    Uses:This medication is primarily used to manage itchiness associated with allergies but can be used as a sedative when indicated and prescribed by your veterinarian.

    Possible Side Effects: Sedation can occur in some animals. Some dogs may experience excitement, tremors, or seizures. Some cats my experience increased thirst and other behavior changes. Other side effects may occur.

    Some pets may be truly allergic to this medication and may experience an allergic reaction. If your pet seems ill in any way while taking this medication, contact your veterinarian right away.

    Drug and Food Interactions: Some central nervous symptom (CNS) depressants (ex. atropine, barbituates, anesthesia) may interact with this medication. Other interactions are possible so always tell your veterinarian about other medications or supplements your pet is taking prior to starting Hydroxyzine Pamoate.

    Precautions:Do not use Hydroxyzine Pamoate in pets who are allergic to this medication or similar medications. Caution should be used in animals with hypothyroidism, heart disease, heart failure, urinary obstruction, or pyloric obstruction.

    Use with caution in pregnant and lactating females and only use when the benefits outweigh the risks. This medication may also cause sedation in working dogs so caution should be used.

    Hydroxyzine is a classified drug in horses so discuss this with your veterinarian and event officials. It cannot be used in horses intended for food.

    This medication will need to be discontinued 7 days prior to allergy testing or as directed.

    Always follow your veterinarians directions regarding the use of Hydroxyzine Pamoate.

    Storage:Store at room temperature away from children and pets.

    A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Hydroxyzine Pamoate.

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  • Diphenhydramine

    by: Diphenhydramine

    A general antihistamine. Cough suppressant, antiemetic and a sedative.

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  • Zeniquin Tablets For Dogs and Cats

    by: Zeniquin

    (allergies) to quinolone antibiotics, such as ciprofloxacin or norfloxacin, should not handle the medication, since a reaction is possible just from direct contact. Storage: Zeniquin should be stored in a tight, light-resistant, childproof container at room temperature. Keep this medication in a…

    Description

    What is Zeniquin? Zeniquin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is indicated for the treatment of susceptible infections. This medication fights infections of the skin, soft tissue, and urinary tract but it is also effective against bacteria in other parts of the body. It is given orally (by mouth) and is available with a prescription written by your veterinarian.

    Formulated for: dogs and cats that are adults. Cats and dogs should be full-grown before taking Zeniquin. Large dogs and cats should be over 12 months of age in order to receive this medication safely. Small and medium dogs should be over 8 months of age and giant breed dogs should be over 18 months of age in order to ensure safe administration.

    How does this medication work? Zeniquin is an example of a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. These antibiotics work to kill susceptible bacteria by inhibiting DNA replication.

    What results can I expect? Signs of your pets infection should begin to dissipate and your pet should start to feel better. It is possible to see some improvement within two to three days but results and the length of time it takes for the infection to resolve will vary in each individual pet. It is important for your pet to finish all of the medication that your veterinarian prescribes even if your pet appears well. If the entire course of treatment is not completed, there is a higher chance that the infection will return or worsen. Consult your veterinarian if you do not notice an improvement in your pets symptoms after completing the prescribed course of this medication.

    What Form(s) does Zeniquin come in? Zeniquin is a tablet that is given orally (by mouth). Your veterinarian will prescribe the size that is appropriate for your pet.

    Generic Name: Marbofloxacin (Common Drug Name)

    Common Brand Name: Zeniquin (Pfizer Animal Health)

    Dose and Administration: Give Zeniquin tablets by mouth (orally) as directed by your veterinarian. Zeniquin is generally prescribed for once a day use but your veterinarian will determine the exact dose and dosing frequency that is right for your pet. If you do not understand how to give this medication or if have difficulty administering it, contact your veterinarian for further instructions. Make sure you use all of the medication that is prescribed even if your pet appears well. There is a higher tendency for the infection to recur or worsen if you do not complete the entire course of treatment. Provide plenty of fresh water for your pet to drink while taking this medication. Do not give this medication within two hours of giving dairy products. If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give two doses at once.

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  • Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets HA HypoAllergenic Formula Dry Dog Food

    by: Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets

    Medical Indications Diets with these nutritional modifications have been recommended for the following uses or for dogs with the following conditions: * Elimination diet for food trials * Dermatitis associated with food allergy * Gastroenteritis associated with food allergy * Pancreatic exocrine…

    Description

    Purina Veterinary Formula HA Hypoallergenic may be prescribed for dogs with conditions including Dermatitis associated with food allergy, Pancreatitis, Gastronenteritis associated with food allergies, Exocrine Pancreatic insufficiency, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Malabsorption and Hyperlipidemia.
    Purina Veterinary Formula HA Hypoallergenic is a highly digestible diet containing a single hydrolyzed protein source and a low allergen carbohydrate source.

    This unique formula is also a vegetarian diet. Purina Veterinary Diets HA Hypoallergenic brand Canine Formula provides complete and balanced nutrition for the growth of puppies and maintenance of the adult dog and has been formulated to achieve the following characteristics:

    Modified protein source with an average molecular weight below 12,200 daltons
    High digestibility
    Single protein source
    Source of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)-23% of fat

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  • Greenies Pill Pockets Canine Roasted Duck and Pea Allergy Formula Dog Treats

    by: Pill Pockets

    Greenies Pill Pockets Canine Roasted Duck and Pea Allergy Formula Dog Treats Features and Benefits: * Veterinarian designed and recommended* Much lower in calories relative to human food alternatives for hiding pills/medication* Source of vitamins C & E to promote a healthy immune system* Cat's love…

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    Every day millions of pet owners are faced with the task of medicating their pets. How many ways have you tried to trick your pet into taking medication? Like most pet owners you've poked them down, ground them up, hidden them in any number of unhealthy foods and pleaded with your pet to swallow its medication, only to have your pet spit it out, eat everything but the medication, drool and foam at the mouth, and resist you, tooth and claw! Now there is a better way. Greenies Pill Pockets Canine Roasted Duck and Pea Allergy Formula Dog Treats. Greenies Pill Pockets Canine Roasted Duck and Pea Allergy Formula Dog Treats are healthy treats with a patented pocket to safely conceal the medicine - it's as simple as that.

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  • Vetsulin Insulin

    by: Vetsulin

    …discuss any other prescription or over the counter medications, including vitamins, minerals and herbal products with your veterinarian to ensure that they can be given safely with Vetsulin. Precautions: Dogs and Cats known to have a systemic allergy to pork or pork products should not be treated…

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    Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension) is the only FDA-approved veterinary product for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in both dogs and cats. Vetsulin is indicated for the reduction of hyperglycemia(elevated blood sugar) and hyperglycemia-associated clinical signs in dogs and cats with diabetes mellitus. Vetsulin is supplied as a sterile injectable porcine insulin zinc suspension. Vetsulin needs to be refrigerated and is only available by prescription from your veterinarian.

    Manufacturer: Intervet/ Schering Plough Animal Health

    Extra Information: Insulin is a hormone naturally produced by the pancreas. Insulin enables the body to use the sugar in food as a source of energy. When the body does not produce enough insulin, or when the insulin produced by the body is not effective enough, this condition is called diabetes mellitus. This condition allows sugar levels in the body to become very high. Vetsulin is Purified porcine (pork) insulin zinc suspension that can help to reduce high blood sugar(hyperglycemia) and manage related symptoms.

    Dosing and Administration: Suggested initial dosing by the manufacturer is as follows:

    For Dogs:
    0.5 IU insulin/kg of body weight. This dose should be given once daily concurrently with or right after a meal. Veterinarians should reevaluate canine patients at appropriate intervals and adjust the dose based on clinical signs, urinalysis results, and glucose curve values until adequate control has been attained.

    For Cats:
    For cats, the initial recommended dose of Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension) is 1 to 2 IU per injection twice daily. In cats, initially administer twice-daily doses 12 hours apart concurrently with or right after meals. Reevaluate the cat at appropriate intervals and adjust the dose based on clinical signs, urinalysis results, and glucose curve/spot check values until adequate control has been attained.

    However, proper Vetsulin dosing for your individual pet can only be determined by your veterinarian.

    Vetsulin is given using a U-40 syringe only. Use of a syringe other than a U-40 syringe will result in incorrect dosing. Vetsulin is administered by subcutaneous(under the skin) injection. Proper technique can be taught by your veterinarian. Do not reuse a syringe. Dispose of all syringes in an appropriate puncture-resistant disposal container. Vetsulin should be stored in an upright position under refrigeration. Do not freeze, Protect from light. Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.

    If any amount of Vetsulin is given other than what is prescribed or if you miss a dose, contact your veterinarian for further instructions.

    $41.98
  • Vetsulin Insulin

    by: Vetsulin

    …discuss any other prescription or over the counter medications, including vitamins, minerals and herbal products with your veterinarian to ensure that they can be given safely with Vetsulin. Precautions: Dogs and Cats known to have a systemic allergy to pork or pork products should not be treated…

    Description

    Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension) is the only FDA-approved veterinary product for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in both dogs and cats. Vetsulin is indicated for the reduction of hyperglycemia(elevated blood sugar) and hyperglycemia-associated clinical signs in dogs and cats with diabetes mellitus. Vetsulin is supplied as a sterile injectable porcine insulin zinc suspension. Vetsulin needs to be refrigerated and is only available by prescription from your veterinarian.

    Manufacturer: Intervet/ Schering Plough Animal Health

    Extra Information: Insulin is a hormone naturally produced by the pancreas. Insulin enables the body to use the sugar in food as a source of energy. When the body does not produce enough insulin, or when the insulin produced by the body is not effective enough, this condition is called diabetes mellitus. This condition allows sugar levels in the body to become very high. Vetsulin is Purified porcine (pork) insulin zinc suspension that can help to reduce high blood sugar(hyperglycemia) and manage related symptoms.

    Dosing and Administration: Suggested initial dosing by the manufacturer is as follows:

    For Dogs:
    0.5 IU insulin/kg of body weight. This dose should be given once daily concurrently with or right after a meal. Veterinarians should reevaluate canine patients at appropriate intervals and adjust the dose based on clinical signs, urinalysis results, and glucose curve values until adequate control has been attained.

    For Cats:
    For cats, the initial recommended dose of Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension) is 1 to 2 IU per injection twice daily. In cats, initially administer twice-daily doses 12 hours apart concurrently with or right after meals. Reevaluate the cat at appropriate intervals and adjust the dose based on clinical signs, urinalysis results, and glucose curve/spot check values until adequate control has been attained.

    However, proper Vetsulin dosing for your individual pet can only be determined by your veterinarian.

    Vetsulin is given using a U-40 syringe only. Use of a syringe other than a U-40 syringe will result in incorrect dosing. Vetsulin is administered by subcutaneous(under the skin) injection. Proper technique can be taught by your veterinarian. Do not reuse a syringe. Dispose of all syringes in an appropriate puncture-resistant disposal container. Vetsulin should be stored in an upright position under refrigeration. Do not freeze, Protect from light. Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.

    If any amount of Vetsulin is given other than what is prescribed or if you miss a dose, contact your veterinarian for further instructions.

    $41.98
  • Temaril-P

    by: Temaril-P

    dogs. Regular blood tests may be necessary if your pet is taking Temaril-P for prolonged periods. Long-term corticosteroid use may cause abnormal liver enzyme, thyroid hormone, cholesterol, and potassium elevations in the blood. Tell your veterinarian if your pet has any allergies to medications,

    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.

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