Cerenia Tablets include maropitant citrate, a prescription drug that helps dogs avoid acute vomiting and vomiting caused by motion sickness.
Who is Cerenia Tablets for?
Dogs must be 16 weeks or older.
Cerenia is intended to treat acute nausea and vomiting. It is non-sedative.
How does Cerenia Tablets work?
Cernia inhibits substance P, a chemical that causes vomiting. This method works well for avoiding acute vomiting. The active component in this antiemetic medicine is maropitant citrate.
How is Cerenia Tablets sold?
Cerenia is sold in strengths of 16 mg, 24 mg, 60 mg, and 160 mg. Each blister pack contains 4 tablets.
What are the side effects of Cerenia Tablets?
Rarely, side effects could include: Lethargy Drooling Decreased Appetite Drowsiness Diarrhea If your pet experiences any of these side effects, notify a veterinarian.
What special precautions are there?
Only administer to dogs over 16 weeks old. Not for use in animals who are hypersensitive (allergic) to maropitant citrate. Exercise caution when administering to a dog with a liver condition.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Cerenia Tablets?
Store in a cool dry environment 20-25°C (68-77° F). Be sure to keep this product away from any moisture or heat. Brief excursions of 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F) permitted.
Cerenia should never be wrapped in cheese or a fatty food, since this will delay the medication's impact and prevent it from dissolving. The suggested starting dose is 2 milligrams per kilogram (0.9 milligrams per pound) of body weight. Give one dose orally once a day for up to five days in a row. Cerenia should not be given to the dog for at least 1 hour before it is given. Administer once per day (2 hours prior to travel) for up to 2 days to relieve motion sickness.