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Atopica for Cats 100mg/ml Rx

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Product Description
Atopica for Cats use for treatment of chronic manifestations of atopic dermatitis in cats. Atopica is a new treatment for the control of atopic dermatitis, the most common allergic skin disease in cats. Available in 5 ml or 17 ml vials in 100 mg/ml strength.
What is Atopica for Cats 100mg/ml?
ATOPICA for Cats is an oral solution often prescribed by veterinarians for the control of feline allergic dermatitis as manifested by excoriations (including facial and neck), miliary dermatitis, eosinophilic plaques, and self-induced alopecia in cats at least 6 months of age and at least 3 lbs (1.4 kg) in body weight.
Who is Atopica for Cats 100mg/ml for?
Cats at least 6 months of age and weighing at least 3 pounds
Why use Atopica for Cats 100mg/ml?
- Control skin allergies in cats - Reduces itching and skin lesions - Easy to administer medication to your cat - Palatable taste cats usually enjoy.
How does Atopica for Cats 100mg/ml work?
Atopica for Cats works due to its anti-inflammatory and antipruritic effects in the treatment of allergic dermatitis. It specifically targets the immune cells involved in the allergic response including T-lymphocytes and other cells like Langerhans cells, eosinophils and mast cells. It blocks the release of inflammatory molecules such as cytokines and histamines, breaking the itch-scratch cycle.
Active Ingredients(s):
Cyclosporine oral solution
How is Atopica for Cats 100mg/ml sold?
5 ml or 17 ml vials in 100 mg/ml strength
What are the side effects of Atopica for Cats 100mg/ml?
In rare cases vomiting, weight loss, diarrhea and Anorexia have been reported.
What special precautions are there?
ATOPICA for Cats is a systemic immunosuppressant that may increase the susceptibility to infection and the development of neoplasia. One of 205 field study cats died of the effusive form of feline infectious peritonitis.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency animal clinic.
How can I store Atopica for Cats 100mg/ml?
Store at room temperature. Once opened, use contents within two months for the 5 ml container and 11 weeks for the 17 ml container.
Helpful Tips:
Signs of allergic skin disease include itching, chewing, licking, skin lesions and hair loss. Some cats may develop lesions that may even appear on the face and neck. Atopica requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Give 3.2 mg/lb (7 mg/kg) by mouth 1x a day for 4-6 weeks or until resolution of clinical signs. Following this, the dose may be tapered to every other day or twice weekly as needed to maintain the therapeutic effect. Dosing of the liquid formulation is accomplished by a syringe that is marked with weight bands for easy dosing.
Main Ingredients
Cyclosporine oral solution............100mg/ml