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Get your old cat back

When your cat suffers from chronic allergic dermatitis, it will hide from you to constantly scratch and groom. But because ATOPICA for Cats specifically targets the immune cells involved in the allergic reaction, your cat can relax and enjoy long-term relief, and you can have your old companion back.


What causes allergic dermatitis?

Allergic dermatitis is caused by sensitivity to allergens in the environment, such as dust mites, pollen or mold spores. Diet can also affect the condition.

Allergic dermatitis can take a number of forms

Red, bumpy skin; hair loss; inflammation; and skin tearing on the head and neck are some of the ways allergic dermatitis can present itself in your cat.


Introducing ATOPICA® for Cats (cyclosporine oral solution, USP) MODIFIED

ATOPICA for Cats is a new generation of feline itch medication. It is the first and only FDA-approved* nonsteroid medication to treat allergic skin disease in cats. Long-term steroid use may cause significant health problems in cats.2-4

  • ATOPICA for Cats is an oral solution that's easy to administer.
  • In clinical trials, four out of five cat owners considered treatment with ATOPICA for Cats
    a success.
  • 98% of cats readily accepted ATOPICA for Cats.

 

Giving ATOPICA for Cats (cyclosporine oral solution, USP) MODIFIED to your cat is easy and hassle-free


How to use

  • Step 1: This initial dosing sets clinical relief in motion.
  • Step 2: Your veterinarian will recommend dosing less frequently to maintain the response in your cat.

Key steps to dosing


Remove the cap from the bottle and insert the dip tube into the top of the bottle. Keep the screw cap.

Insert the dosing syringe into the dip tube and fill it to the number that corresponds with your cat's weight.

Place the liquid in the dosing syringe into your cat's food or directly into your cat's mouth.


See how it works


Important safety information

What are the possible side effects that may occur in my cat during treatment with Atopica for Cats?

May cause some side effects in individual cats. The most common side effect in clinical trials was vomiting, which in most cases resolved with continued use. Adverse reactions occurred most often with daily dosing. Persistent, progressive weight loss can result in hepatic lipidosis, so monitoring of body weight is recommended during treatment. If you think that your cat is losing weight, you should contact your veterinarian. Atopica for Cats may increase suseptibility to infection and to the development of tumors. Please click here for product insert for full product information.


ATOPICA® for Cats (cyclosporine oral solution, USP) MODIFIED

  • Clinically proven to reduce itchy skin and lesions
  • Long-term relief, without using steroids
  • Easy to administer

Which cats should not take ATOPICA for Cats?

 

Your cat should not be given ATOPICA for Cats if she or he

  • Has a history of cancer or may possibly have cancer currently,
  • Has been diagnosed with feline leukemia virus (FeLV) or feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV),
  • Is hypersensitive to cyclosporine.
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References
1. Veterinary Practice News, April 2011: Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), top 10 pet medical conditions of 2010, p.10. Health News Digest, 22 May 2007;
2. Rush JE et al. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2002; 220(2): 202-207.
3. Smith SA et al. Int J Appl Res Vet Med 2004; 2(3): 159-170.
4. Ployngam T et al. Am J Vet Res 2006; 67(4): 583-587.
5. Lowe AD et al. Vet Derm 2008; 19: 340-347.
*NADA #141-329, approved by FDA.

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