Apoquel Chewable (Rx)

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  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Allergy
  • Skin Care
Apoquel Chewable (Rx)
Apoquel is a first generation janus kinase inhibitor approved for the treatment of allergic skin diseases in dogs. It is a targeted treatment of inflammation which triggers the sensation to itch or pruritus. Itch relief with the first dose of Apoquel can be seen within several hours of administration. It is an oral pill given with or without food once to twice daily. The active ingredient (Oclacitinib) is considered safe, but may initially trigger some stomach side effects including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Long term use should be carefully monitored as immunosuppressive diseases (infection, neoplasia) may be observed. If any unwanted side effects or changes in behavior or health are detected, this medication should be discontinued and our veterinarians should be notified.
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Medication information

What is Apoquel Chewable?

Apoquel Chewable is a prescription medication in a tasty pork-liver flavored chew that's used to treat allergic skin diseases and itching in dogs. It goes right to the source and targets the inflammation that triggers the sensation to itch. Apoquel Chewable starts to relieve itchiness within 4 hours and works for up to 24 hours.

What does Apoquel Chewable treat?

Common symptoms that Apoquel Chewable treats include:

  • Frequent scratching, licking, biting, or chewing
  • Excessive rolling, rubbing, or scooting
  • Head shaking, ear discharge, or scratching at ears
  • Hair loss
  • Rash, redness, greasy skin, or scabs

Conditions that Apoquel Chewable treats include:

  • Itching (pruritus)
  • Flea allergies 
  • Food allergies
  • Environmental allergies
  • Contact allergies
  • Atopic dermatitis

How is Apoquel Chewable given?

Give Apoquel Chewable orally to dogs with or without food following the dosage instructions from your veterinarian. 

Who is Apoquel Chewable for?

Dogs 12 months of age or older

What is the active ingredient in Apoquel Chewable?

Oclacitinib

What are the possible side effects of Apoquel Chewable?

The active ingredient in Apoquel is considered safe, but may initially trigger some stomach side effects including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Long-term use should be carefully monitored as it may cause immunosuppressive diseases (infection, neoplasia). If your dog has any unwanted side effects or changes in behavior or health, stop giving the medication and reach out to one of our veterinarians.

Be sure to tell your vet about any medications, vitamins, or supplements that your pet is taking.

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