Clomicalm includes the active ingredient clomipramine hydrochloride, an ingredient that is used to alleviate separation anxiety. It's utilized in combination with behavioral interventions. The tablets can help with excessive barking, destructive activity, and inappropriate defecation or urination.
Who is Clomicalm Tablets for Dogs for?
Dogs must be 6 months or older.
Why use Clomicalm Tablets for Dogs?
Separation anxiety can be treated with Clomicalm. This medicine serves to lessen associated symptoms including destructive behavior, improper elimination, and excessive barking when taken in tandem with a comprehensive behavior modification strategy.
How does Clomicalm Tablets for Dogs work?
Clomicalm belongs to the tricyclic family of antidepressants. It works by affecting the amounts of certain brain chemicals, mainly serotonin. Positive feelings are caused by serotonin. Serotonin is absorbed by the uptake receptor when it is released by a neuron and then recycled. Clomicalm comprises clomipramine hydrochloride, a serotonin uptake inhibitor that binds to the receptor and inhibits excessive serotonin removal. Positive neural impulses in the brain are increased as a result of this activity.
How is Clomicalm Tablets for Dogs sold?
Sold by the bottle of 30 tablets in strenghts of 5mg, 20mg, and 80mg.
What are the side effects of Clomicalm Tablets for Dogs?
Elevated Liver Enzymes Depression Vomiting Lethargy Increased Thirst Diarrhea
What special precautions are there?
This medicine should not be used in combination with or within two weeks of monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Clomicalm has the potential to enhance the effects of central nervous system active medicines. Use with caution if you're taking selegiline (Anipryl) pills or wearing a Preventic collar. Only use this product with your veterinarian's consent. Do not give this medication to a breeding dog. Give to dogs with epilepsy, cardiovascular dysfunction, urine retention, impaired gastrointestinal motility, or narrow angle glaucoma with care and consideration.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Clomicalm Tablets for Dogs?
Temperatures should be kept between 15 and 30 degrees Celsius (59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit). Keep unused medication in its original packaging.
Dosing Recommendations: Give 1 to 2 mg for every kg of body weight twice daily (2 to 4 mg for every kg daily). Dogs 11 - 22 Lbs: 1 20 mg Tablet Daily (Blue) Dogs 22.1 - 44 Lbs: 1 40 mg Tablet Daily (Purple) Dogs 44.1 - 88 Lbs: 1 80 mg Tablet Daily (Green) Dogs 88.1 - 176 Lbs: 2 80 mg Tablets Daily (Green) This medication is effective when administered without or with food. Vomiting occurs less often in dogs who receive their medication in conjunction with food.