Fluoxetine 10 mg PER TABLET

Fluoxetine 10 mg PER TABLET
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Fluoxetine is an extra-label antidepressant used in cats and dogs for behavior modification. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used to treat behaviors in animals such as separation anxiety, canine aggression, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and itching. This medication increases serotonin levels in the brain.
Fluoxetine requires a prescription from your veterinarian. It is available in a capsule and a tablet.

For:

Cats and Dogs

Benefits

  • Helps with obsessive compulsive behaviors such as tail chasing in dogs, or constant licking in dogs and cats, and other behavioral disorders which are otherwise common causes for veterinary visits

How it works

Fluoxetine affects chemicals in the brain that can cause depression, panic, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive behaviors. It may take up to 3 or 4 weeks before the medication becomes effective.

Storage:

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.

  • Fluoxetine is available by prescription and is used to treat separation anxiety and obsessive compulsive behaviors in dogs and inappropriate elimination in cats.
  • Fluoxetine is an antidepressant drug in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI).
  • Do not give larger amounts or give for longer than recommended by your veterinarian. It may take 3 to 4 weeks or longer before Fluoxetine takes effect. Do not stop Fluoxetine without first consulting with your veterinarian.
Pet Weitht Dosage
Dogs All weights Dosage is dependent on the condition being treated, the animal's response to treatment, and the development of any adverse effects. Give exactly as directed by your veterinarian
Cats All weights TDosage is dependent on the condition being treated, the animal's response to treatment, and the development of any adverse effects. Give exactly as directed by your veterinarian

Cautions

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use in pets with known allergies to fluoxetine. Do not use in animals that are pregnant or lactating. Use with caution in pets suffering from seizures, kidney disease, liver disease, or diabetes. This medication may interact with some other medications. Therefore, inform your veterinarian of any medications your pet may be taking. This is especially important if your pet is currently taking selegiline, anipryl, Preventic collars, Mitaban dip, diazepam, phenylbutazone, digoxin, or buspirone. In the case of a missed dose of fluoxetine, give it as soon as you remember or wait until it is time to give the next dose. Do not give a double dose. If you notice any behavioral or physiological changes in your pet during treatment, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Side Effects

If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving Fluoxetine and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (skin rash or hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat). Call your veterinarian at once if your pet has any new or worsening symptoms such as mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, irritability, agitation, hostility, aggression, restlessness, hyperactivity, or increased depression. Call your veterinarian at once if your pet has any serious side effects such as; seizures (convulsions); tremors, shivering, muscle stiffness or twitching; a red, blistering, peeling skin rash; problems with balance or coordination; or agitation, confusion, sweating, fast heartbeat. Less serious side effects may include drowsiness, dizziness, weakness, runny nose, sore throat, nausea, diarrhea, changes in appetite, weight changes, dry mouth. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.