What is compounding?
Drug compounding is often regarded as the process of combining or mixing drugs to create a medication tailored to the needs of an individual patient.
The generic form of Vetmedin is Pimobendan.
Vetmedin is in limited supply. Orders placed will be shipped as product continues to come off backorder.
Apoquel (oclacitinib) is an FDA-Approved medication that provides fast-acting relief from its symptoms and treats acute and chronic pruritus in dogs. Apoquel is specifically formulated to relieve itchiness associated with skin allergies. It can also be taken in conjunction with other medications meant to treat your dog's seasonal allergies as directed by your veterinarian.
Apoquel starts working within 4 hours of administering the first dose and controls itching within 24 hours. To ensure that it's easy to administer the proper dosage to your dog, this treatment comes in three different dosages. Each dosage is sold per tablet, in 20 count, or 100 count bottles.
The overall adverse reactions incidence rate during a 5-year review is rare (more than 1 but less than 10 animals reacting per 10,000 treatments administered)
Side effects were similar to placebo over short term
Can be used long term for maintenance therapy
Can be used concomitantly with many medications, including NSAIDs, anti-infectives, parasiticides, antifungals and allergen-specific immunotherapy
Not for use in dogs with serious infections or for use in breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs
Rare is defined as more than 1 but less than 10 animals reacting per 10,000 treatments administered; very rare is defined as less than 1 animal reacting per 10,000 treatments administered. Reported incidence rate (calculated) is an estimated rate. Includes all ARs regardless of whether the product was administered per label directions, concomitantly or if a potential causal relationship existed.
All dogs scratch, lick, and chew - but if it's becoming more frequent and excessive, it may mean something more.
Federal (USA) Law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
APOQUEL is not for use in dogs less than 12 months of age (see Animal Safety).
APOQUEL is not for use in dogs with serious infections.
APOQUEL may increase susceptibility to infection, including demodicosis, and exacerbate neoplastic conditions (see Adverse Reactions and Animal Safety).
This product is not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. For use in dogs only. Wash hands immediately after handling the tablets. In case of accidental eye contact, flush immediately with water or saline for at least 15 minutes and then seek medical attention. In case of accidental ingestion, seek medical attention immediately.
APOQUEL is not for use in breeding dogs, or pregnant or lactating bitches.
The use of APOQUEL has not been evaluated in combination with glucocorticoids, cyclosporine, or other systemic immunosuppressive agents.
Dogs receiving APOQUEL should be monitored for the development of infections, including demodicosis, and neoplasia.
APOQUEL should be stored at controlled room temperature between 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) with excursions between 15° to 40°C (59° to 104°F)
Yes, APOQUEL may be used with other treatment such as:
The use of APOQUEL has not been evaluated in combination with other systemic immunosuppressants, such as corticosteroids and cyclosporine.
If your dog's itching persists or you notice any of the following signs, you should make an appointment to visit your veterinarian to find out if the itching is caused by a medical condition: