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Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Solution Compounded


 
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This product cannot be shipped into NC or SC or outside of the United States.
 
                         
 
 
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What is Cyclosporine?

A sterile eye solution containing cyclosporine which helps to treat keratoconjunctivitis Sica (KCS or dry eye) in dogs. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Cyclosporine Opthalmic Solution Compounded requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

This product cannot be shipped into NC or SC.

For: Dogs
 
Benefits:
Can increase natural tear production
Reduces inflammation

How it works:
Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Solution Compounded has broad anti-inflammatory effects that help to reduce damage to the tear glands while also stimulating tear production.

Directions:
Cyclosporine, a prescription medication, is used in dogs for the management of chronic keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS or “dry eye”).
Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive agent used to reduce inflammation in the eye(s).
Cyclosporine is used in dogs only. Do not use in cats.
Dosage:
Pet Weight Dosage
Dogs: All weights Remove debris from eye(s) with a nonirritating solution.
Cats:
Horses:
Storage: Store this product at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).

If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.

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The 2 % has twice as much of the medication than 1 %. The veterinarian will determine which is
best to treat your individual pet's needs based on severity of symptoms, etc.
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I am concerned about the after effects of this medication for the duration of his life since he has been on it since his April surgery for granulomas under both eyelids. Can't he use a smaller % of eye drops?
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Please consult with your veterinarian to voice your concerns.
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There no serious side effects reported with this medication, the pet may feel some irritation at the site of application such as itching, stinging or red eyes.
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I find the drops do more than the ointment, please advise
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Yes, the cyclosporine opthalmic compounded solution is in the form of liquid drops.
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Dog is prescribed 1 GATT twice per day
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If the pet is using one drop twice a day, a ten ml bottle will last approximately one hundred days.
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This information sheet is for educational purposes only and is intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise and professional judgment of your veterinarian. The information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. You should always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning the treatment of your pet. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your pet. It is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, and it does not replace the need for services provided by your veterinarian.
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