Atopica (cyclosporine) for Cats Rx
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Atopica (cyclosporine) for Cats Rx

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What is Atopica for Cats?

  • Atopica for cats is a liquid prescription medication used to control skin allergies in cats.
  • The drug in Atopica is Cyclosporine USP MODIFIED. It is NOT interchangeable with Sandimmune.
  • Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant type of drug which works on the immune system response that causes itching and inflammation in an allergic reaction.

Why do cats and dogs use Atopica?

  • Atopica is prescribed to relieve the inflammation and itching associated with allergic dermatitis or other skin conditions in cats. 
  • It may also be prescribed in the treatment of certain immune system disorders.

What else should I know about Atopica?

  • Atopica does not contain steroids.
  • Treats feline allergic dermatitis and other skin conditions.
  • Contains cyclosporine.
  • Reduces itching, swelling, and lesions.
  • May be prescibed for other skin or immune disorders.
  • Does not contain steroids.
  • Liquid can be mixed with food for easy dosing.
  • The 17 mL vial should be discarded within 11 weeks after opening.
  • The 5 mL vial should be discarded within 2 months after opening.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Atopica?

  • It may take 4-6 weeks to determine if cyclosporine is effective.
  • Vomiting is a very common side effect. 
  • Cyclosporine suppresses the immune system. If your dog or cat has a fever, low energy, or lack of appetite, contact your veterinarian to see if your pet may have an infection.

How do you use Atopica?

  • Give cyclosporine by mouth as directed by your veterinarian.
  • Wear gloves when handling this medication.
  • Pregnant women should be very careful if handling cyclosporine.

What is in Atopica?

  • The drug in Atopica is Cyclosporine USP MODIFIED. It is NOT interchangeable with Sandimmune.
  • Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant type of drug which works on the immune system response that causes itching and inflammation in an allergic reaction.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Atopica is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Atopica?

  • Dogs and cats may use Atopica for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.