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Dogs + Medications

  • Aminophylline or theophylline is used to relieve cough, wheezing, shortness of breath and troubled breathing. The medication works by opening up the air passages of the lungs and increasing the amount of air flowing into the lungs.

  • Amitraz is used to treat mange in dogs. Your veterinarian will need to scrape a small area of your pet's skin to make a diagnosis of mange and also to monitor treatment.

  • Amitriptyline has been prescribed to treat separation anxiety in your dog or to treat excessive grooming, urine spraying and anxiety in cats. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant.

  • Anabolic steroids stimulate appetite, increase muscle mass, increase skin thickness, and increase production of red blood cells. They are used as an additional treatment in chronic kidney problems, and in animals that are convalescing or debilitated.

  • Different medicines may be prescribed to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestine. They work in various ways to allow the ulcer to heal.

  • Antibiotics (or antibacterials) are used to treat bacterial infections. Different antibiotics are used to treat different infections.

  • Antiepileptics are used to help control seizures (fits) in dogs and cats. One type of medication may be used alone or with other medication.

  • Antihistamines are useful for their antipruritic (anti-itch), anti-allergic and sedative effects. Your veterinarian may prescribe this medication to prevent itching in dogs and cats or for managing cats that excessively groom themselves.

  • Having been supplied with cream, lotion or ointment to apply, there is then the problem of how to apply it! Even the most biddable dog can object violently to applications on a sensitive area.

  • This ear preparation has been supplied in order to assist in treating your pet's ear complaint. The condition is not uncommon and as mentioned there are a number of possible causes.

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