Cimetidine to Prevent Stomach Ulcers

Cimetidine Cimetidine HCL is a histamine receptor-2 (H2) blocker used in veterinary medicine to treat and prevent intestinal and stomach ulcers in animals. Other uses for the drug include reducing inflammation in the stomach caused by kidney failure, management of acid reflux disease and treating mast cell tumors in dogs and cats. Pharmacology of Cimetidine […]

Tick-Related Illnesses and Diseases

Tick Borne Illness and Your Pet You may not realize this, but many of the tick-borne diseases that humans need to be wary of in areas that have the parasites can also affect pets. In fact, depending on where you live in the U.S., a tick bite can be more serious for a companion animal […]

Cidofovir to Treat Feline Herpes Virus

Cidofovir Cidofovir is an anti-viral nucleoside analogue used in veterinary medicine primarily for the treatment of feline herpes virus (FHV-1) and the ocular disorders that develop as a result of the disease. Treating Cats With Cidofovir In veterinary medicine, the most common formulation of Cidofovir is the ophthalmic solution or ointment. The aforementioned formulation is […]

Clavamox: Antibiotic for Bacterial Infections

Amoxicillin/Clavulanate (Clavamox) In veterinary medicine, one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics is a combination drug consisting of Amoxicillin and Clavulanate. These two drugs work together to treat a wide range of bacterial infections in both cats and dogs. This is an effective compounded combination because Amoxicillin is similar to Penicillin, except that it has […]

Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Arthritis Might Be the Biggest Heartbreak You Suffer With Your Pet Though you might have thought otherwise, arthritis is actually a very common condition found in pets. In fact, arthritis is the most common condition bringing middle-aged and older dogs and cats to the vet. Whether your pet is young, old, or somewhere in between, […]