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Trazodone (Oleptro®, Desyrel®) for Dogs and Cats
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Trazodone (Oleptro®, Desyrel®) for Dogs and Cats

Use of Trazodone in Canines and Felines Trazodone HCl, also known simply as Trazodone and by the brand names of Oleptro®, Desyrel®, is used in dog and cats with behavioral problems or various anxiety related problems including fears and anxiety related to veterinary visits and hospitalization. Trazodone is categorized as a Serotonin 2a antagonist/reuptake inhibitor (SARI).

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Efudex® (Fluorouracil) Toxicity in Dogs

Overview of Canine Efudex® (Fluorouracil) Toxicity Can skin cream really be toxic to dogs? Efudex® (5-flouorouuracil or 5-FU), is a common prescription medication for humans used to treat actinic keratoses (also known as solar keratoses) and superficial basal cell carcinoma. It is classified as an anti-cancer or anti-neoplastic drug.
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Lactulose (Cephalic, Kristalose) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of ​Lactulose for Canines and Felines Lactulose, also known as Chronulac®, Cephulac®, Constilac® or Kristalose®, is a special type of laxative used to treat constipation and to assist in the management of a disorder called hepatic encephalopathy in dogs and cats. Lactulose is a sugar solution, a disaccharide, created from two separate sugars.
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Psyllium (Metamucil®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Psyllium (Metamucil®) for Canines and Felines Psyllium is a bulk-forming laxative, commonly known by the brand name Metamucil® as well as many other genetic names, used to treat sand colic in horses, profuse watery diarrhea in cats and dogs, and other gastrointestinal disturbances. It is derived from the ripe seeds of Plantago species.
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Pimobendan (Vetmedin®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Pimobendan for Canines and Felines Pimobendan, commonly known by the brand name Vetmedin®, is a phosphodiesterase III inhibitor with calcium sensitizing properties. It has been shown to improve survival times and quality of life (lowered syncope, dyspnea, exercise intolerance, and ascites) in dogs and cats suffering from congestive heart failure(CHF).
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Docusate (Colace®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Docusate Sodium (Colace®) for Canines and Felines Docusate sodium is commonly known as Colace® and is used as a laxative to treat constipation for dogs and cats. Docusate sodium is commonly shorted and simply called “Docusate”. Docusate sodium belongs to the class of drugs known as stimulant laxatives.
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Calcium Carbonate for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Calcium Carbonate for Canines and Felines Calcium carbonate, also known as Tums®, is an oral calcium salt that is used to treat pets with low calcium levels (hypocalcemia), as an antacid and/or as a phosphate binder in dogs and cats. Calcium carbonate can also be used as an oral antacid and for conditions such as esophagitis and/or gastroduodenal ulcerations.
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Clonidine (Catpress) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Clonidine (Catpress) for Canines and Felines Clonidine, commonly known as Catpress® or Duraclon®, belongs to a class of drugs known as central alpha 2 adrenergic agonists and is similar to xylazine. It is a sedative that can also provide pain relief as well as muscle relaxation to dogs. It is also used to treat inflammatory bowel disease in dogs and cats and behavioral disorders in dogs.
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Polyethylene Glycol 3350 (MiraLAX®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 (MiraLAX®) for Canines and Felines Polyethylene glycol 3350, commonly known as MiraLAX® as well by many other trade names (see below), is used as a laxative to treat constipation for dogs and cats. It is also used to empty the intestines prior to diagnostic procedures.
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Trazodone (Oleptro®, Desyrel®) for Dogs and Cats

Use of Trazodone in Canines and Felines Trazodone HCl, also known simply as Trazodone and by the brand names of Oleptro®, Desyrel®, is used in dog and cats with behavioral problems or various anxiety related problems including fears and anxiety related to veterinary visits and hospitalization. Trazodone is categorized as a Serotonin 2a antagonist/reuptake inhibitor (SARI).
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Pantoprazole (Protonix®, Pantoloc®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Using Pantoprazole in Dogs and Cats Pantoprazole, also known by the brand names Protonix® and Pantoloc®, is used to prevent and treat stomach ulcers and gastric acid related diseases in dogs and cats. It has been used with human medicine for years and is growing in popularity for use in dogs and cats.
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Cytopoint (Lokivetmab or CADI) for Dogs

Overview of Cytopoint for Dogs Cytopoint®, also known by the names Lokivetmab and Canine Atopic Dermatitis Immunotherapeutic (commonly abbreviated as CADI), is a monoclonal antibody treatment that targets and deactivates canine IL-31. Canine IL-31 is a cytokine involved in sending the itch signal to the brain.
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