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Apoquel works right at the source to stop itching and relieve inflammation in dogs. Apoquel is a prescription dog allergy medicine used for the control of itch associated with allergic dermatitis and control of atopic dermatitis in dogs 12 months and older. Apoquel reduces dog itch, and also decreases inflammation, redness, or swelling of the skin—so your dog feels better as quickly as possible

What is Apoquel Tablet?

Apoquel tablets is used to treat dogs targeting allergy symptons, such as itching and inflammation. It provides quick relief of pruritus (itch) associated with allergic dermatitis and provides control of atopic dermatitis up to 12 months of age. Unlike common therapies such as steroids, cyclosporines or antihistamines, Apoquel is the only treatment specifically designed to go straight to the source of the itch.

Who is Apoquel Tablet for?

Apoquel is for dogs 12+ months old.

Why use Apoquel Tablet?

Apoquel reduces inflammation in your dog’s skin, similar to glucocorticoids. It also relieves and controls itching caused by flea allergies, food allergies, contact allergies, and atopic dermatitis. Plus, Apoquel targets the cause of the itch, leaving minimal effect on other parts of your dog’s body.

How does Apoquel Tablet work?

Apoquel starts to relieve the itch within 4 hours, comparable to steroids, and effectively controls the itch within 24 hours. Apoquel also relieves and controls itching in the long term.

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Zoetis

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APOQUEL tablets contain 3.6 mg, 5.4 mg, or 16 mg of oclacitinib as oclacitinib maleate per tablet.

How is Apoquel Tablet sold?

Apoquel is sold per tablet in strengths of 3.6 mg, 5.4 mg or 16 mg

What are the side effects of Apoquel Tablet?

In most cases, diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, and lethargy spontaneously resolved with continued dosing.

What special precautions are there?

Apoquel is not for use in dogs with serious infections and may increase susceptibility to infection, including demodicosis, and exacerbate neoplastic conditions. Apoquel is not for use in breeding dogs, or pregnant or lactating bitches. Apoquel has not been evaluated for use 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.

What to do if overdose?

In case of overdose, contact your nearest emergency animal hospital.

How can I store Apoquel Tablet?

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).

Helpful Tips:

Apoquel can be used in dogs over 1 year of age to help lessen itch and inflammation due to allergic skin disease. Unlike common therapies such as steroids, cyclosporines or antihistamines, Apoquel is the only treatment specifically designed to go straight to the source of the itch. Since Apoquel targets the cause of the itch, it has minimal effect on other parts of the dog’s body, unlike some other drugs.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from WalmartPetRx before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

Apoquel comes in tablet form. You will need to give your dog 2 doses per day for up to 14 days. After 14 days, you will need to give your dog only 1 dose of Apoquel per day.
 
The dose of Apoquel (oclacitinib maleate) tablets is 0.18 to 0.27 mg oclacitinib/lb (0.4 to 0.6 mg oclacitinib/kg) body weight, administered orally, twice daily for up to 14 days, and then administered once daily for maintenance therapy. Apoquel may be administered with or without food.

Each Apoquel tablet contains 3.6 mg, 5.4 mg, or 16 mg of oclacitinib as oclacitinib maleate per tablet.

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