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Do you need a prescription for cat medication?

Do you need a prescription for cat medication?

Just as with human medications, some pet medications also require a prescription. Your pet’s veterinarian will evaluate your pet and determine which medication may be necessary for your dog or cat. Some pet medications are available over the counter (OTC) which means that no prescription is needed.

What kind of human medications can I give my Cat?

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Where can I get discounts on Cat medications?

VetDepot offers a wide range of pet medications at discount prices to help your cat stay as healthy as possible.

Are there any anti inflammatory medications for cats?

Anti-Inflammatory Medications for Cats As the name implies, these types of medicines help reduce inflammation. They have other effects in the body as well, some desirable and some not. Some also have quite powerful anti-fever (antipyretic) effects and can also be effective pain killers (analgesics).

Are there any medications for cats with hyperthyroidism?

One way to treat a cat with hyperthyroidism is with an oral medication that contains methimazole. The medication can be given life-long or to stabilize the cat before other treatment options, such as radioactive iodine therapy or surgery. For years, there was no methimazole product approved to treat hyperthyroidism in cats in the United States.

What medications are safe for cats?

Human medications that are safe for cats when given properly under a veterinarian’s advice include Dramamine for motion sickness, mineral oil for constipation, hydrogen peroxide to induce vomiting, Kaopectate to relieve diarrhea and betadine to clean cuts and scrapes.

How can I give my Cat medication?

Put your cat’s pill into a Pill Pocket or Flavor Doh. Make sure that the treat is sticking to the pill so that your cat will not be able to separate the pill from the treat. Have a few other non-medicine treats ready to give your cat after he eats the pill treat.

What meds can you give a cat with a cold?

Vitamin C can also help your furry buddy fight off a cold. Give your kitty 1/4 of a 250 mg tablet daily, placing the piece of pill directly into her mouth as far back as possible.

What is the best medicine for cat with allergies?

Doctors often prescribe antihistamines such as loratadine (Claritin) or cetirizine (Zyrtec) to help with cat allergies.