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Metoclopramide For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Metoclopramide is a drug used to treat nausea, vomiting, and acid reflux in dogs by helping food pass quickly through the upper digestive tract. It causes the muscles of the digestive tract to contract more frequently and pass food and bile that has built up in the stomach.

by Mike Clark
September 11th

Desmopressin For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Desmopressin for dogs, also known by the brand names DDAVP and Stimate, is a drug primarily used to treat central diabetes insipidus and, sometimes, von Willebrand’s disease. Side effects are uncommon and generally mild. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 10th

Enalapril For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Enalapril is a drug that can be used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure in dogs, as well as other heart conditions and chronic kidney failure. It’s sometimes known by the brand names Enacard and Vasotec. It’s very powerful and can lead to side effects. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 9th

Cyproheptadine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Cyproheptadine for dogs is an antihistamine used to control allergy symptoms. It’s sometimes known by the brand name Periactin. Side effects of the drug are typically minimal, which can make it useful for dogs who suffer side effects from other antihistamines.

by Mike Clark
September 6th

Rimadyl For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Rimadyl (carprofen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication used to relieve pain from arthritis and joint diseases in dogs. Because it has fewer side effects than steroids, vets often consider it safer for long-term use. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 5th

Ketoconazole For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Ketoconazole is a drug used to treat fungal infections in dogs. It can also be used to treat Cushing’s disease. It’s a generic form of Nizoral. Other forms of this drug have been created to reduce the number of side effects associated with Ketoconazole. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 4th

Levothyroxine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

Levothyroxine is the active ingredient in many medications for dogs that treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid does not produce enough thyroxine. This drug is a synthetic version of the hormone that dogs’ bodies produce naturally in the thyroid gland.

by Mike Clark
August 23rd

Phenobarbital For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Phenobarbital is one of the most commonly used drugs to treat epilepsy and other seizure disorders in dogs. It is also known by the brand names Luminal and Barbita. It can also lead to some unintended side effects, such as lethargy and sedation. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
August 22nd

Ursodiol For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Ursodiol for dogs is a bile acid used to treat liver disease and dissolve or prevent gallstones. It is also known by the brand names Actigall and Urso. Dogs usually tolerate it well, but some side effects can occur. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
August 15th

Azathioprine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Azathioprine for dogs is a drug that suppresses the immune system, which is useful in treatment for various disorders and autoimmune diseases of the skin, blood, or other areas of the body. It is only available with a prescription. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
August 14th

Hydroxyzine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine that can treat dogs for allergic reactions, though it also has properties that treat nausea, anxiety, and other conditions. This medication also depresses activity in the central nervous system, which gives the drug its sedative properties.

by Mike Clark
July 26th

Doxycycline For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

Doxycycline is an antibiotic that can be used to treat bacterial infections in dogs. The drug is often prescribed for dogs to treat tick borne diseases like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and ehrlichiosis. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
July 25th

Amitriptyline For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, And Side Effects

Amitriptyline, also known by the brand name Elavil, is a tricyclic antidepressant drug used to treat conditions in dogs such as anxiety, behavioral disorders, and other problems. When used to curb anxious behaviors, this drug is often combined with behavioral modification programs for dogs.

by Mike Clark
July 24th

Digoxin For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Efffects

Digoxin is a drug that is used to treat congestive heart failure in dogs, as well as other heart diseases and conditions. Veterinarians usually prescribe it along with other medications such as diuretics and enzyme inhibitors, and it may go by the brand names Cardoxin or Lanoxin.

by Mike Clark
July 3rd

Trifexis For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Trifexis is a medication for dogs that kills fleas and prevents infestation, prevents heartworm, and treats and prevents many kinds of worm infestations. It has a controversial history. Here’s what you should know about this drug.

by Mike Clark
July 2nd

Fluconazole For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Fluconazole is an anti-fungal medication often used to treat yeast fungal infections in dogs. Its most common use is to treat skin infections, but it can also treat fungal infections in organs or elsewhere in dogs’ bodies. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
June 28th

Hydralazine For Dogs: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Hydralazine is a drug that treats high blood pressure in dogs by opening up the blood vessels and reducing stress on the heart and arteries. It can also be used to treat congestive heart failure in dogs. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
June 20th
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