Amitriptyline Tablets are used to treat spraying, separation anxiety, and noise aversion in cats and dogs. It's a type of antidepressant known as a tricyclic.
Who is Amitriptyline Tablet for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Amitriptyline Tablet?
These tablets work as an antidepressant for dogs and cats. This medication relieves stress and anxiety in dogs, and it also works to prevent cats from spraying.
How does Amitriptyline Tablet work?
This drug helps animals with behavioral disorders by balancing brain chemicals.
Intas Phamaceuticals, Cadilla, Qualitest, Sandoz or other generic brand
How is Amitriptyline Tablet sold?
Sold by the tablet in 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 75mg, and 100 mg strengths.
What are the side effects of Amitriptyline Tablet?
Potential side effects include: Cardiac rhythm disturbance exacerbation (the most dangerous potential side effect - which is the reason EKG is recommended before starting treatment) Sedation/drowsiness (the most common side effect) Blood sugar level changes Constipation Urinary retention Dry mouth (marked by frequent licking of the lips)
What special precautions are there?
Always notify your vet about the animal's history before using. Maintain a record of your pet's medications and medical history. Do not provide this drug to an animal with liver, heart, diabetes, or seizure issues. Do not administer to a dog that is pregnant. Other medications may cause reactions. Use with care if the animal is taking pain relievers, antidepressants, sedatives, muscle relaxants, or antihistamines.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Amitriptyline Tablet?
Keep product stored in a dry and cool environment.
The medication was not designed for animals, but if a veterinarian prescribes it 'off-label', it's considered a safe treatment for animals.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.