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Please note this product requires a written prescription.
Apoquel is available as a 16mg, 5.4mg and 3.6mg tablet to suit different sizes and breeds of dog.
Apoquel tablets contain the active ingredient oclacitinib which is used to control allergic dermatitis and improve many of the signs associated with skin disease. Common causes of skin allergies include fleas, contact and food. These triggers can produce the following symptoms: pruritis (itching), skin redness, skin irritation and hair loss.
Apoquel 5.4mg tablets help to reduce the itch-scratch cycle associated with skin disease; improving your dog’s skin and making them feel much more comfortable.
Apoquel tablets start to work rapidly, so in many cases you should see an improvement in your dog’s clinical signs within 1-2 days.
It is often recommended by Veterinary Surgeons and Dermatologists to use skin supplements and soothing shampoos alongside Apoquel. All of these products can be found in the ‘Skin Supplement and Shampoo’ section of our website.
Special Instructions & Dose
Dose is decided by the prescribing veterinary surgeon.
Side effects may include diarrhoea and vomiting. Stop medications and contact your vet if this occurs.
Apoquel tablets can be used alongside some other medications to help improve the skin, such as shampoos and Piriton.
Do not use in dogs less than 12 months of age or under 3kg bodyweight.
If you see the "prescription required" sign next to an item you’d like to order, it means the item can only be issued with a prescription. While you can add these items to your shopping cart and pay for them along with other non-prescription products, we can’t dispatch them until we’ve received a prescription.
For orders over £39 postage is free. For orders under £39 we charge £2.99.
For Light items (under 2kg) our standard method is Royal Mail First Class (there are a few exceptions, so if in doubt check our Delivery page).
To get it faster you can upgrade Light items to a Guaranteed Next Day Courier service, Saturday Courier or even before 12 noon services. There's a small fee, but if you're in a hurry they are worth considering. To qualify for next working day delivery, orders must be placed before 12 Noon Monday to Thursday. There is no standard Saturday courier delivery.
Heavy items weighing 2kg and more are sent via courier. If ordered before noon Monday to Thursday, Heavy items will be delivered next working day. Heavy items ordered after 12 Noon Friday, or anytime Saturday and Sunday will dispatched on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.
All exceptions to these guidelines are noted in the product description.
For more information, view our Delivery page.
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