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Medications

  • Acepromazine is used as a sedative and a preanaesthetic agent. Acepromazine may also be used for behaviour modification and to prevent vomiting when travelling (motion sickness). Acepromazine…

  • Aciclovir is an antiviral drug. It is used to treat viral conditions affecting the eyes such as conjunctivitis. This drug is not available as a veterinary preparation. Your veterinary surgeon…

  • Ademetionine is used in the treatment of chronic liver (hepatic) problems. It helps the liver cells to function normally and reduces fibrosis of the liver. Animals with liver failure have a…

  • Allopurinol is used in the treatment of urate stones (calculi, uroliths) affecting the urinary system. Your veterinary surgeon may also prescribe a special diet and medication to change the pH…

  • Aminophylline or Theophylline is used to relieve cough, wheezing, shortness of breath and troubled breathing. The medication works by opening up the air passages of the lungs and increasing…

  • Amitriptyline has been prescribed to treat separation anxiety in your dog or to treat excessive grooming, urine spraying and anxiety in cats. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant.…

  • Anabolic steroids stimulate appetite, increase muscle mass, increase skin thickness, and increase production of red blood cells. They are used as an additional treatment in chronic kidney…

  • Analgesics or "pain-killers" include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioid analgesics. They are used to control pain such as in arthritis or following surgical…

  • Different medicines may be prescribed to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestine. They work in various ways to allow the ulcer to heal. Some form a barrier over the ulcer, which protects the…

  • Antibiotics (or antibacterials) are used to treat bacterial infections. Different antibiotics are used to treat different infections. It is very important to make sure you give your pet the…