Apoquel

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally something for Alopecia!!! Thank the Lord for this product!! Overly pricey, no doubt!! You can thank the BIG Pharm Co's for that!! My Husky has Alopecia due to either an adverse reaction to shots or allergies. Whichever the cause, it has manifested into major hair loss that falls out in perfect patterns all over his body right after the dryness of skin, itching and then the sores start appearing. People who see him confuse his condition with mange, unfortunately, but it is not mange!! :D Alopecia can include mange but not in his case. Mange causes random hair loss, patches anywhere and everywhere at random, these are distinct patterns. If my boy losses hair on one side of his hip, he losses it in the exact same place on the other side, and so on, which is an easy way to identify this from mange. This skin disorder also causes his testosterone levels to sky rocket certain times throughout the year and melatonin helps these testosterone spikes really mellow out along with his mood, and boy can they really get out of hand!!! ;) The difference Apoquel makes is incredible!!! He has lost so much hair on his body and neck and Apoquel is the ONLY product out there to treat, not only his skin issues that cause itching, sores, infections and dramatic hair loss but seems to help those T spikes even more so...? He's a different dog on Apoquel!! The only other available option for the treatment of this type of Alopecia is harmful long term steroids. Some dogs go completely bald all over their body, except the head and legs, however mine does well on this and Ive seen amazing hair growth after just weeks and the sores and itching go away. LOVE THIS STUFF!! <3
Date published: 2020-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SWEET RELIEF! This is worth the money!!! My pit had horrible allergies to food and environment it seemed. She was biting her paws and scratching everywhere until she bleed, along with chronic ear infections. All that scratching lead to really smelly, pungent body odor! I tryed medicated shampoos and was constantly using Zymox for her ears, which was all short lived treatment. Now she has all her energy back and is looking and feeling normal again! I'm so happy with this product!!!
Date published: 2020-07-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from expensive the price is expensive on here for the apoquel, you say cheaper than a vet, i dont think so
Date published: 2020-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If apoquel does not work on your dog's scratching, there is something else wrong with your dog. It is expensive, but if the dog is your friend...you decide.
Date published: 2020-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My dachshund has been on this for close to a year and it has made the biggest difference she would get yeast infections in her ears all the time but since she has been taking apoquel no more and no more skin irregularities and liking her self to death she can sleep and my baby again! Thanks so much for all the relief Apoquel!!
Date published: 2020-05-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Sort-of? I tried a 5 day course from my vet for JRT and it seemed to help, so I went all-out and got 100! I wish I hadn't... they sort of help but certainly not as much as I was lead to beleive they would and after doing a bit more research about some of the side effects and other issues they can cause vs the small amount of relief they provide, it is not worth the $2 a pill. I also tried two 5 day courses for my other girl and they didn't seem to make a bit of difference. (In hindsite, I should have borrowed the JRT's for the 2nd round instead of buying more...live and learn I suppose.) These might be great for some, but they are not worth the +/-$240 dollars that I paid since they don't help my two and can cause other issues.
Date published: 2020-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Miracle Worker My vet suggested this and literally within an hour, my sweet girl stopped scratching. If I miss one day of these pills, she's back to scratching. Yes, it is expensive but I figured since she is 11 years old, I'm content in giving her the best years she has left. While this medicine is a lifesaver, so is PetMeds. The shipping is insanely fast!! Thank you Petmeds for making this available to my scratchy girl.
Date published: 2020-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Godsend for my maltese' skin allergies I have a 6 year old Maltese who began having allergies when we moved to a different city. He has seasonal allergies and sometimes due to the way his ears are, he'll get a yeast infection inside his ears. We were given Apoquel for the first time about 4 years ago, and it's been a Godsend. Once given to him, he will no longer lick his paws, or scratch his skin, and his ears infection will clear up. This is an amazing medicine for my baby!!!
Date published: 2020-01-28
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Questions

Can dogs take human steroid meds? &nbsp;If so, what dosage is required.

Asked by: Debbie
Your veterinarian would need to prescribe the proper dose for your pet as dosage can vary depending upon what is being treated.
Answered by: SuzyCVT
Date published: 2020-09-25

How many tablets are in one bottle of apoquel

Asked by: Lizzt
Thank you for your question. The Apoquel is sold per tablet.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2020-09-15

I need something with out a prescription.

Asked by: Duce
Thank you for your question. For non-prescription allergy medication we offer Chlorpheniramine 4mg tablets as well as Diphenhydramine(Generic Benadryl).
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2020-07-21

Does this come in a generic rx?

Asked by: Kathleen 11
Thank you for your question. Currently a generic to Apoquel is not offered.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2020-07-13

Can i buy that for my dog even no prescription my dog got severe Hot Spot allergy

Asked by: Debra
Thank you for your question. Apoquel requires a prescription and cannot be dispensed without authorization from your veterinarian. We do offer an over the counter hot spot treatment called HomeoPet Hot Spots which helps with all forms of eczema, itchy skin rash and hot smelly skin.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2020-07-09

how can u get these..Are they not percription from a vet.?

Asked by: Bgloomis
Make sure you get the price from your vet to compare because this website is quite a bit more
Answered by: roberto 49
Date published: 2020-07-13

Does Daisy Blantz have a refill on her apoquel 16mg #90 I tab bid

Asked by: Chris
Thank you for your question. Please give us a call at 1-800-738-6337 or email us at customerservice@1800petmeds.com and we would be more than happy to provide you with that information.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2020-07-06

Do i need a prescription for Aboquel

Asked by: RickyRicky
Yes, Apoquel requires a veterinarian's prescription.
Answered by: SuzyCVT
Date published: 2020-06-29
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What is Apoquel?

Apoquel is used to treat and control itching and inflammation in dogs resulting from a variety of causes, including flea allergy, food allergy, contact allergy and atopic dermatitis. Apoquel delivers onset of relief within 4 hours. It effectively controls itching within 24 hours. Apoquel requires a prescription from your veterinarian, and is sold per tablet.

For:

Dogs over 12 months in age and weighing more than 6.6 lbs.

Benefits:

  • Provides onset of relief within 4 hours
  • Effectively controls itch within 24 hours
  • Safe for short term and long term usage
  • Can be used along with many other common medications, including parasiticides, antibiotics, and vaccines
  • Uniquely targeted to stop the itch with minimal negative impact on immune function
  • Controls pruritus associated with allergic dermatitis and controls atopic dermatitis
  • Sold per tablet

How does Apoquel work?

Apoquel is a selective janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor, which targets pruritogenic (itch creating) cytokines. It effectively controls itching due to food allergies, flea allergies, contact dermatitis, and atopic dermatitis. Apoquel works to control pruritus for fast-acting relief, and provides significant short-term and long-term reduction of itching and inflammation.

Cautions:

This product is not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. For use in dogs only. Do not give to dogs younger than 12 months or those with serious infections. Apoquel is not for use in breeding dogs, or pregnant or lactating bitches. 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.

Brand Name

Apoquel

Generic Name

oclacitinib (ah-clas-eh-tee-nib)

Manufacturer:

Zoetis

What is the most important thing I should know about Apoquel?

Apoquel is used to relieve itching and inflammation caused by a variety of diagnoses, including allergic dermatitis and atopic dermatitis.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Apoquel to my pet?

Tell your veterinarian if your pet has ever had an allergic reaction to the medication.

How should Apoquel be given?

The dose of Apoquel tablets is 0.18 to 0.27 mg/lb of body weight. Therefore, the recommended initial dosage for dogs 6.6-9.9 lbs is ½ of a 3.6 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 10-14.9 lbs is ½ of a 5.4 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 15-19.9 lbs is one 3.6 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 20-29.9 lbs is one 5.4 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 30-44.9 lbs is ½ of a 16 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 45-59.9 lbs is two 5.4 mg tablets twice daily. The dosage dogs 60-89.9 lbs is one 16 mg table twice daily. The dosage dogs 90-129.9 lbs is 1½ 16 mg tablets twice daily. The dosage for dogs 130-175.9 lbs is two 16 mg tablets daily.

What are the potential side effects of Apoquel?

Apoquel may increase susceptibility to infection, including demodicosis. It may also exacerbate neoplastic conditions. Adverse reactions reported in a masked field study included diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, new cutaneous or subcutaneous lumps, and lethargy. In most cases, diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, and lethargy spontaneously resolved with continued dosing.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of Apoquel?

Give the missed dose with food as soon as you remember and resume a regular dosing schedule.

What happens if I overdose my pet on Apoquel?

Contact your veterinarian immediately.

What should I avoid while giving Apoquel to my pet?

Apoquel should not be given to dogs younger than 12 months or those with serious infections. 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.

What other drugs will affect Apoquel?

Talk to your veterinarian before giving any prescription or over the counter medications.

Apoquel Directions:

  • Administer to your dog orally twice daily for up to 14 days according to the weight chart below, then administer once daily for maintenance dose.
Tip:

Apoquel may be administered with or without food.

Initial Dosage:

Dogs: (over 12 months of age)
Weight Amount
6.6-9.9 lbs 1/2 of a 3.6 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
10-14.9 lbs 1/2 of a 5.4 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
15-19.9 lbs One 3.6 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
20-29.9 lbsOne 5.4 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
30-44.9 lbs 1/2 of a 16 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
45-59.9 lbs Two 5.4 mg tablets twice daily for up to 14 days
60-89.9 lbs One 16 mg table twice daily for up to 14 days
90-129.9 lbs 1 1/2 16 mg tablets twice daily for up to 14 days
130-175.9 lbs Two 16 mg twice daily for up to 14 days

Maintenance Dosage:

Dogs: (over 12 months of age)
Weight Amount
6.6-9.9 lbs 1/2 of a 3.6 mg tablet once daily
10-14.9 lbs 1/2 of a 5.4 mg tablet once daily
15-19.9 lbs One 3.6 mg tablet once daily
20-29.9 lbs One 5.4 mg tablet once daily
30-44.9 lbs 1/2 of a 16 mg tablet once daily
45-59.9 lbs Two 5.4 mg tablets once daily
60-89.9 lbsOne 16 mg table once daily
90-129.9 lbs 1 1/216 mg tablets once daily
130-175.9 lbs Two 16 mg once daily
Apoquel Dosage for Cats:
Cats
Do not use!
Apoquel Dosage for Horses:
Horses
Do not use!
Storage:

Store at controlled room temperature between 68-77 F, with excursions between 59-104.

Apoquel Ingredients:

Apoquel 3.6 mg tablet
Active IngredientAmount
Oclacitinib maleate3.6 mg
Apoquel 5.4 mg tablet
Active IngredientAmount
Oclacitinib maleate5.4 mg
Apoquel 16 mg tablet
Active IngredientAmount
Oclacitinib maleate16 mg

What is Apoquel?

Apoquel is used to treat and control itching and inflammation in dogs resulting from a variety of causes, including flea allergy, food allergy, contact allergy and atopic dermatitis. Apoquel delivers onset of relief within 4 hours. It effectively controls itching within 24 hours. Apoquel requires a prescription from your veterinarian, and is sold per tablet.

For:

Dogs over 12 months in age and weighing more than 6.6 lbs.

Benefits:

  • Provides onset of relief within 4 hours
  • Effectively controls itch within 24 hours
  • Safe for short term and long term usage
  • Can be used along with many other common medications, including parasiticides, antibiotics, and vaccines
  • Uniquely targeted to stop the itch with minimal negative impact on immune function
  • Controls pruritus associated with allergic dermatitis and controls atopic dermatitis
  • Sold per tablet

How does Apoquel work?

Apoquel is a selective janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor, which targets pruritogenic (itch creating) cytokines. It effectively controls itching due to food allergies, flea allergies, contact dermatitis, and atopic dermatitis. Apoquel works to control pruritus for fast-acting relief, and provides significant short-term and long-term reduction of itching and inflammation.

Cautions:

This product is not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. For use in dogs only. Do not give to dogs younger than 12 months or those with serious infections. Apoquel is not for use in breeding dogs, or pregnant or lactating bitches. 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.

Brand Name

Apoquel

Generic Name

oclacitinib (ah-clas-eh-tee-nib)

Manufacturer:

Zoetis

What is the most important thing I should know about Apoquel?

Apoquel is used to relieve itching and inflammation caused by a variety of diagnoses, including allergic dermatitis and atopic dermatitis.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Apoquel to my pet?

Tell your veterinarian if your pet has ever had an allergic reaction to the medication.

How should Apoquel be given?

The dose of Apoquel tablets is 0.18 to 0.27 mg/lb of body weight. Therefore, the recommended initial dosage for dogs 6.6-9.9 lbs is ½ of a 3.6 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 10-14.9 lbs is ½ of a 5.4 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 15-19.9 lbs is one 3.6 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 20-29.9 lbs is one 5.4 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 30-44.9 lbs is ½ of a 16 mg tablet twice daily. The dosage for dogs 45-59.9 lbs is two 5.4 mg tablets twice daily. The dosage dogs 60-89.9 lbs is one 16 mg table twice daily. The dosage dogs 90-129.9 lbs is 1½ 16 mg tablets twice daily. The dosage for dogs 130-175.9 lbs is two 16 mg tablets daily.

What are the potential side effects of Apoquel?

Apoquel may increase susceptibility to infection, including demodicosis. It may also exacerbate neoplastic conditions. Adverse reactions reported in a masked field study included diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, new cutaneous or subcutaneous lumps, and lethargy. In most cases, diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, and lethargy spontaneously resolved with continued dosing.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of Apoquel?

Give the missed dose with food as soon as you remember and resume a regular dosing schedule.

What happens if I overdose my pet on Apoquel?

Contact your veterinarian immediately.

What should I avoid while giving Apoquel to my pet?

Apoquel should not be given to dogs younger than 12 months or those with serious infections. 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.

What other drugs will affect Apoquel?

Talk to your veterinarian before giving any prescription or over the counter medications.

Apoquel Directions:

  • Administer to your dog orally twice daily for up to 14 days according to the weight chart below, then administer once daily for maintenance dose.
Tip:

Apoquel may be administered with or without food.

Initial Dosage:

Dogs: (over 12 months of age)
Weight Amount
6.6-9.9 lbs 1/2 of a 3.6 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
10-14.9 lbs 1/2 of a 5.4 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
15-19.9 lbs One 3.6 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
20-29.9 lbsOne 5.4 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
30-44.9 lbs 1/2 of a 16 mg tablet twice daily for up to 14 days
45-59.9 lbs Two 5.4 mg tablets twice daily for up to 14 days
60-89.9 lbs One 16 mg table twice daily for up to 14 days
90-129.9 lbs 1 1/2 16 mg tablets twice daily for up to 14 days
130-175.9 lbs Two 16 mg twice daily for up to 14 days

Maintenance Dosage:

Dogs: (over 12 months of age)
Weight Amount
6.6-9.9 lbs 1/2 of a 3.6 mg tablet once daily
10-14.9 lbs 1/2 of a 5.4 mg tablet once daily
15-19.9 lbs One 3.6 mg tablet once daily
20-29.9 lbs One 5.4 mg tablet once daily
30-44.9 lbs 1/2 of a 16 mg tablet once daily
45-59.9 lbs Two 5.4 mg tablets once daily
60-89.9 lbsOne 16 mg table once daily
90-129.9 lbs 1 1/216 mg tablets once daily
130-175.9 lbs Two 16 mg once daily
Apoquel Dosage for Cats:
Cats
Do not use!
Apoquel Dosage for Horses:
Horses
Do not use!
Storage:

Store at controlled room temperature between 68-77 F, with excursions between 59-104.

Apoquel Ingredients:

Apoquel 3.6 mg tablet
Active IngredientAmount
Oclacitinib maleate3.6 mg
Apoquel 5.4 mg tablet
Active IngredientAmount
Oclacitinib maleate5.4 mg
Apoquel 16 mg tablet
Active IngredientAmount
Oclacitinib maleate16 mg