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CYTOPOINT - now approved for the treatment of allergic dermatitis! Learn more

Conduct food trial

Conduct food trial

In food allergy trials, APOQUEL controls itch,
protects the bond and improves compliance1,2 Apoquel

Continue APOQUEL and conduct a food allergy trial

  • Owners may resist even considering a dietary trial if relief is not offered during the process
  • The pharmacokinetics of APOQUEL allow quick, reliable assessment of a diet trial within 24-48 hours after discontinuation of APOQUEL
  • Easily turn on and turn off itch control as necessary

    Relieve itch with APOQUEL during an 8-week dietary trial3

    Conduct dietary allergy trial with APOQUEL

    Frankie's story4

    Uncontrolled itch threatens the bond

    After having seen multiple veterinarians, Frankie’s owner was losing patience with the process and at wit’s end dealing with the itch. The bond between Frankie and his owner was under strain.

    • 6-year-old male Pug
    • 4-year history of progressive pruritus
      • Face and abdomen most affected
    • Common therapies, including steroids, tried without success
    • On prescription flea control, infection was ruled out
    • APOQUEL was not yet available when Frankie was diagnosed. Today APOQUEL would be indicated to provide itch relief during the 8-week food trial
    • Frankie's itch stopped with the change of diet, his skin returned to normal and the bond between Frankie and his owner was protected

    Courtesy of Dr Andy Hillier

    APOQUEL Indications: Control of pruritus associated with allergic dermatitis and control of atopic dermatitis in dogs at least 12 months of age.

    APOQUEL Important Safety Information: Do not use APOQUEL in dogs less than 12 months of age or those with serious infections. APOQUEL may increase the chances of developing serious infections, and may cause existing parasitic skin infestations or pre-existing cancers to get worse. APOQUEL has not been tested in dogs receiving some medications including some commonly used to treat skin conditions such as corticosteroids and cyclosporine. Do not use in breeding, pregnant, or lactating dogs. Most common side effects are vomiting and diarrhea. APOQUEL has been used safely with many common medications including parasiticides, antibiotics and vaccines.

    For more information, please see the full Prescribing Information.

    CYTOPOINT Indications: CYTOPOINT has been shown to be effective for the treatment of dogs against allergic dermatitis and atopic dermatitis.

    References: 1. Cosgrove SB, Cleaver DM, King VL, et al. Long-term compassionate use of oclacitinib in dogs with atopic and allergic skin disease: safety, efficacy and quality of life. Vet Dermatol. 2015;26(3):171-179. doi:10.1111/vde.12194. 2. Aleo MM, Galvan EA, Fleck JT, et al. Effects of oclacitinib and prednisolone on skin test sensitivity [abstract]. Vet Dermatol. 2013;24(3):297. 3. Olivry T, Mueller R, Prelaud P, et al. Critically appraised topic on adverse food reactions of companion animals (1): duration of elimination diets. BMC Vet Res. 2015;11:225. doi:10.1186/s12917-015-0541-3. 4. Data on file, Pet Owner Case Study—Frankie, 2017, Zoetis Inc.

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