Vetadryl (diphenhydramine) Rx
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Vetadryl (diphenhydramine) Rx

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  • Usually ships the same weekday before 3pm CT with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

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

What are Vetadryl Flavored Tablets for Dogs and Cats?

  • Vetadryl, the antihistamine Diphenhydramine, is recommended by veterinarians to treat a range of issues, including allergies, motion sickness, travel anxiety, and even insect bites that cause itching and pain.
  • Allergies cause the body to release histamine, which can cause itching, watery eyes, runny noses, and swelling.
  • Vetadryl blocks histamine's effects, reducing these symptoms.
  • Another effect of the histamine blocking process is sleepiness, which is why Vetadryl also works to calm pets and reduce motion sickness.
  • The drug in Vetadryl, Diphenhydramine, is the generic name for the brand Benadryl.

Why do cats and dogs use Vetadryl?

  • Your veterinarian may prescribe Vetadryl if your cat or dog suffers from seasonal allergies, motion sickness, or anxiety.
  • Vetadryl contains the drug Diphenhydramine, an antihistamine that eases allergy symptoms and has a sedative affect that calms cats and dogs.

What else should I know about Vetadryl?

  • Eases allergies, motion sickness, travel anxiety, and discomfort due to insect bites.
  • Contains the drug Diphenhydramine.
  • Flavored tablets may be easier to administer.
  • Vetadryl does not to contain any ingredients commonly found in over-the-counter medications for humans that may be toxic to animals, such as pain relievers or decongestants.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Vetadryl?

  • The most common side effect of Vetadryl is drowsiness. This effect may decrease over time.
  • Some cats may become excited when given Vetadryl.

How do you use Vetadryl?

  • Antihistamines like Vetadryl should be given on a regular, ongoing basis. They work best when given before your cat or dog before they are exposed to allergens.
  • Vetadryl may be given with other antihistamines if directed to do so by your veterinarian.
  • Vetadryl may be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.

What is in Vetadryl?

  • The drug in Vetadryl is Diphenhydramine.
  • Diphenhydramine blocks the histamines that cause allergic reactions.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Vetadryl 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 Vetadryl?

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