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Increasingly many commercial drug companies produce excellent online information to support their products. On these pages you will find direct links to good product information where we feel it is especially useful. Simply click on the condition you are interested in and you’ll find a short list of recommended products and links to further information. We hope you find it helpful.

Please note, not all products are listed here. For any other information regarding prescribed medications, registered clients should feel free to speak to one of the vets or nurses at the Hospital at any time.

 

Opening Times
Mon - Fri7.30am-7.00pm
Sat8.30am-5.00pm
Sun10.00am- 4.00pm
Address & Contact Details
home-icon-2Quantock Terrace
The Drove, Bridgwater
Somerset
TA6 4BA
phone-icon-901278 450080
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Adrenal Disease

Hyperadrenocoritcism (Cushing’s disease) in dogs

Cushing’s disease is caused by an overproduction of cortisol as a result of diease in the pituitary or adrenal glands. It usually occurs in middle-aged dogs. Treatment for Cushing’s disease is usually with the drug trilostane supplied as the product Vetoryl®. For more information on Cushing’s disease and the use of Vetoryl

Behavioural problems

Many behavioural problems such as separation anxiety and senile changes may have medication as part of their management. Medication is rarely the sole form of treatment in these cases.

Clomicalm®

Clomicalm (clomipramine hydrochloride) is predominantly used in cases of separation-related anxiety. For further information about Clomicalm go to the Clomincalm website:

Feliway®

Feliway is a natural feline pheromone product used to prevent cat behavioural problems and other stress related problems, including cystitis. Feliway products are available as sprays and plug-in diffusers. For more information about Feliway go to Feliway website

D.A.P®

DAP (dog appeasing pheromone) products are used to treat stress related problems in dogs. They are used for puppy socialisation, training, kennelling, rehoming, car and firework phobias. DAP products are available as collars and plug-in diffusers. For more information on DAP go to the DAP website

Diabetes

Diabetes is caused by an underproduction of insulin. It may be treated with tablet medication but more commonly requires insulin injections. Dietary control is also an essential part of treatment. For more information on diabetes go to:
www.pet-diabetes.co.uk

Caninsulin®

Caninsulin is the brand name for the most commonly used insulin in pets. For more information about Caninsulin go to Caninsulin website

Kidney disease

Fortekor®

Fortekor (benazepril) is an ACE inhibitor drug used in the treatment of chronic kidney (renal) disease in cats. It can also be used to treat heart disease in dogs. For more information on the use of Fortekor in heart disease visit this website ?

Renalzin®

Renalzin is a feed supplement used to support chronic renal (kidney) failure in cats.
For further information about Renalzin visit this website

Ipakitine®

Ipakitine is a feed supplement used to support chronic renal (kidney) failure in cats and dogs. For further information about Ipakitine visit this website ?

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a not uncommon problem, especially in older female dogs. Several products can be used to treat this condition, either alone or in combination.

Propalin®

Propalin (phenylpropanolamine) is used to treat sphincter mechanism incompetence, usually in spayed bitches. For more information on Propalin visit this website

Urilin®

Urilin (phenylpropanolamine) is the same drug as Propalin under a different trade name, it is consequently also used to treat sphincter mechanism incompetence, usually in spayed bitches and the website for Propalin will be of interest to owners using Urilin; visit this website ?

Skin disease

Skin disease is a common problem in pets and often has an allergic cause. For more information about skin disease this website ?

Atopica®

Atopica (cyclosporine) is used in the treatment of allergic skin disease in dogs. For more information regarding the use of Atopica visit the Atopica website

Arthritis

Metacam®

Metacam is a liquid preparation of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug meloxicam. It is used to manage pain in dogs and cats, especially in cases of osteo-arthritis. Further information about Metacam in both dogs and cats can be found here on the Metacam website

Onsior®

Onsior is tablet preparation of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug robenacoxib. It is used to manage pain in dogs and cats and for the long-term treatment of osteo-arthritis in dogs. For further information about Onsior visit the Elanco website

Seraquin®

Seraquin is a nutritional supplement for dogs and cats used in the management of osteo-athritis. The product contains glucosamine, chondroitin and turmeric. For further information about Seraquin visit the Seraquin website
www.seraquin.co.uk

Cystitis

Cystitis (bladder infection, lower urinary tract disease) is common in both dogs and especially cats. A variety of medical products can be used in it’s management.

Feliway®

Feliway is a natural feline pheromone product used to prevent cat behavioural problems and other stress related problems, including cystitis. Feliway products are available as sprays and plug-in diffusers. For more information about Feliway go to Feliway website

Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition that occurs in many types of pets. It is most commonly managed using phenobarbitone, often with potassium bromide supplementation. For more information on epilepsy in dogs visit the Canine Epilepsy website

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a common problem in middle-aged and older cats, caused by an over active thyroid gland. For more information on hyperthyroidism go to the Hyperthyroid Cat Centre website

Felimazole®

Felimazole (Methimazole) is one product used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism in cats. For more information about Felimazole visit this website ?

Liver disease

Liver disease in dogs and cats is treated using a variety of medication, often several in combination.

Opening Times
Mon - Fri7.30am-7.00pmphone-icon-901278 450080
Sat8.30am-5.00pmcompass-icon-2 Find Us
Sun10.00am- 4.00pm
Address & Contact Details
home-icon-2Quantock Terrace
The Drove, Bridgwater
Somerset
TA6 4BA
email-quantock-vets-sm-5Email Us

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