Why is this prescribed for your pet? Cytopoint is an injectable solution prescribed by veterinarians to relieve allergic dermatitis and atopic dermatitis in dogs. It is designed to neutralize iterleukin, an itch-inducing protein, thus relieving itching and inflammation of the skin. A single injection can take effect within 24 hours and offers 4 to 8 weeks of relief. This medication has no known negative consequences when used in combination with other drugs and it does not burden the animal’s liver or kidneys. It is safe to use on dogs of any age.
How to use this medication: This is an injectable solution to be administered by or under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. It is intended for subcutaneous use only.
Side Effects: Although typically well tolerated, it may cause discomfort on administration, vomiting, lethargy, and diarrhea.
- This product has not been tested in pregnant, lactating, or breeding animals.
- Use entire contents when first opened, does not contain a preservative.
- In case of human exposure, contact a physician.
Storage: Store vials upright, in original packaging. Keep refrigerated at 36°-47°F (2°-8° C). Do not freeze.
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