IT’S A REVOLUTIONARY PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE THAT STOPS ALLERGIC ITCH—RIGHT AT THE SOURCE
APOQUEL is a revolutionary medicine that works differently than others. It goes right to the source—to stop the underlying cause of allergic itch in dogs 12 months and older. With APOQUEL, you and your dog can get back to the fun, playful, joyous life you enjoyed together!
APOQUEL starts relieving allergic itch in 4 hours—and controls it within 24 hours.1,2
APOQUEL works right at the source to stop itching and relieve inflammation. It is a prescription medicine used for the control of itch associated with allergic dermatitis and control of atopic dermatitis in dogs 12 months and older.
APOQUEL reduces dog itch, and also decreases inflammation, redness, or swelling of the skin—so your dog feels better as quickly as possible.
APOQUEL is safe, without some of the side effects associated with other medications, such as steroids. You can even use it long term.3
In studies, side effects from APOQUEL were mild and similar to those seen with placebo (sugar pills).
The most common side effects were vomiting and diarrhea. These occurred in only a small percentage of dogs treated with APOQUEL. These side effects typically stopped on their own.2,4
With APOQUEL, your dog is less likely to suffer from the kinds of side effects often seen with other commonly prescribed medicines, such as steroids. These include excessive drinking and urinating, panting, and weight gain.2,4,5
In fact, APOQUEL is safe to use with many other common therapies, including3:
Control of pruritus (itching) associated with allergic dermatitis and control of atopic dermatitis in dogs at least 12 months of age.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Do not use APOQUEL in dogs less than 12 months of age or those with serious infections. APOQUEL may increase the chances of developing serious infections, and may cause existing parasitic skin infestations or pre-existing cancers to get worse. APOQUEL has not been tested in dogs receiving some medications including some commonly used to treat skin conditions such as corticosteroids and cyclosporine. Do not use in breeding, pregnant, or lactating dogs. Most common side effects are vomiting and diarrhea. APOQUEL has been used safely with many common medications including parasiticides, antibiotics and vaccines.
References:1. Gadeyne C, Little P, King VL, Edwards N, Davis K, Stegemann MR. Efficacy of oclacitinib (Apoquel®) compared with prednisolone for the control of pruritus and clinical signs associated with allergic dermatitis in client-owned dogs in Australia. Vet Dermatol. 2014;25(6):512-518, e86. doi: 10.1111/vde.12166. 2. Cosgrove SB, Wren JA, Cleaver DM, et al. Efficacy and safety of oclacitinib for the control of pruritus and associated skin lesions in dogs with canine allergic dermatitis. Vet Dermatol. 2013;24(5):479-e114. doi: 10.1111/vde.12047. 3. Cosgrove SB, Cleaver DM, King VL, et al. Long-term compassionate use of oclacitinib in dogs with atopic and allergic skin disease: safety, efficacy and quality of life. Vet Dermatol. 2015;26(3):171-179, e35. 4. Cosgrove SB, Wren JA, Cleaver DM, et al. A blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the efficacy and safety of the Janus kinase inhibitor oclacitinib (Apoquel®) in client-owned dogs with atopic dermatitis. Vet Dermatol. 2013;24(6):587-597, e141-142. doi: 10.1111/vde.12088. 5. Sousa CA. Glucocorticoids in veterinary dermatology. In: Bonagura JD, Twedt DC, eds. Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy. 14th ed. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier; 2009:400-404. 6. Data on file. Pet Owner Survey Aggregate Report 4-10-14.
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