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 16mg tablets are used in the treatment of allergic dermatitis (skin allergies) in dogs.
Apoquel is available to order as single tablets or packs of 100. These tablets contain 16mg of the active ingredient oclacitinib, this ingredient helps to control allergic dermatitis and improve many of the signs associated with skin disease caused by fleas, contact, food allergies and other allergies. Symptoms which you may see in your dog include pruritis (itching), skin redness, skin irritation and hair loss.
Apoquel 16mg tablets help to reduce the itch-scratch cycle associated with skin disease; improving your dog’s skin and making them feel much more comfortable. Usually these tablets will start to work rapidly, so in many cases you should see an improvement in your dog’s clinical signs within 1-2 days.
Apoquel tablets are small and easy to give; they can be given with or without food.
It is often recommended 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
Please see below for the recommended dose based on weight. Please note that this dose may vary depending on the animal’s condition and medical history.
6.6-9.9lbs – ½ x 3.6mg tablet
10-14-9lbs – ½ x 5.4mg tablet
15-19.9lbs – 1 x 3.6mg tablet
20-29.9lbs – 1 x 5.4mg tablet
30-44.9lbs – ½ x 16mg tablet
45-53.9lbs – ½ x 3.6mg tablet + ½ x 16mg tablet
54-59.9lbs – ½ x 5.4mg tablet + ½ x 16mg tablet
60-89.9lbs – 1 x 16mg tablet
90-129.9lbs – 1 ½ x 16mg tablet
130-1759lbs – 2 x 16mg tablet
Side effects may include diarrhoea and vomiting. Stop medication 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.
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