What is Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Solution Compounded?
A sterile eye solution containing cyclosporine which helps to treat keratoconjunctivitis sicca (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 Ophthalmic Solution Compounded requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
- Can increase natural tear production
- Reduces inflammation
How does Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Solution Compounded work?
Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Solution Compounded has broad anti-inflammatory effects that help to reduce damage to the tear glands while also stimulating tear production.
Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Solution Compounded 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.
Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Solution Compounded Dosage for Dogs:
|All weights||Remove debris from eye(s) with a nonirritating solution.|
|Cats||Do not use!|
|Horses||Do not use!|
Store this product at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
What is a Compounded Medication?
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.