Fluoxetine (Compounded) Rx
Starting At $12.88* per syringe

Fluoxetine (Compounded) Rx


$12.88* per syringe
Syringe
  • This medication is compounded by skilled VetRxDirect pharmacy technicians following strict regulations. A minimum amount per compounded medication of $49.99 is required. When an amount less than the minimum is purchased the difference will be added to your invoice.

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

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

What is Fluoxetine for Dogs and Cats?

  • Fluoxetine is a prescription behavior modifying medication used in dogs and cats to treat several behavioral disorders including aggression in dogs and anxiety.
  • Fluoxetine is the generic drug name for Prozac.
  • The suspension is a flavored liquid to be given by mouth.
  • The transdermal gel is a gel that can be applied to the hairless portion of the inner ear. The Fluoxetine is absorbed through the skin of the ear.

Why do cats and dogs use Fluoxetine?

  • Fluoxetine may be prescribed to treat a variety of behavior disorders, such as agression, obsessive-compulsive behavior, or anxiety.
  • Fluoxetine may also help against inappropriate elimination in cats.

What else should I know about Fluoxetine?

  • Fluoxetine is most effective when used in conjunction with behavior programs.
  • It may be several weeks before it can be determined if Fluoxetine is effective.
  • The flavored liquid suspension may be easier to dose to animals that will not take tablets or capsules.
  • The suspension is oil-based and does not need to be stored in the refrigerator.
  • The transdermal gel may be easier to use with animals that will not take oral medications. The gel is applied to the hairless portion of the inner ear.
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What problems could my dog or cat have with Fluoxetine?

  • Common side effects include sleepiness and reduced appetite.
  • Rare, but serious, side effects include seizures and aggression. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you notice these signs.
  • Overdoses can be serious. Keep Fluoxetine out of the reach of children and other animals.
  • Do not use flea collars while you are giving Fluoxetinewithout consulting with your veterinarian.
  • This medication should not be used in dogs with a history of epilepsy or seizures.
  • Fluoxetine should be used with caution in pets that have diabetes as it may alter the blood sugar levels. 

How do you use Fluoxetine?

  • When giving by mouth, Fluoxetine may be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.
  • Shake the oral suspension well before every use.
  • Wear gloves or finger cots when applying the transdermal gel to protect yourself from absorbing the medication. Alternate between ears for each dose.
  • Do not stop giving Fluoxetine without consulting with your pet's veterinarian as serious side effects may result.

What is in Fluoxetine?

  • Fluoxetine is a behavior modifying drug.
  • It is a selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) that works to increase the levels of seratonin in the brain.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • The Fluoxetine Suspension and Fluoxetine Transdermal Gel are compounded medications. The ingredients will be mixed specially for your dog or cat in our pharmacy.

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

  • Dogs and cats may use Fluoxetine for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.
  • Do not stop giving Fluoxetine without consulting with your pet's veterinarian as serious side effects may result.

Who makes the Fluoxetine Suspension and Fluoxetine Transdermal Gel?

  • The Fluoxetine Suspension and Fluoxetine Transdermal Gel are hand-made in our pharmacy.
  • There is a minimum charge of $49.99.
  • Shelf-life limits orders of the suspension to an 80-day supply.
  • Shelf-life limits orders of the transdermal gel to a 50-day supply.