Ciclosporin (Atopex) Marketing InformationCiclosporin is sold in pharmcies as "Atopex". It is also possible to purchase Atopex in online store. Usually it doesn't require doctor's receipt. Ciclosporin also can be sold as: Cyclosporin, Atopica, Cyclosporine.
Ciclosporin (Atopex) General InformationCiclosporin acts as an immunomodulator, targeting the immune cells involved in the allergic reaction. Ciclosporin can be used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis in dogs at least 6 months of age and at least 4 pounds.
Ciclosporin is proven to reduce itching and skin lesions in the majority of dogs.
Ciclosporin is safe even when used over long periods and normally doesn't cause any serious side effects.
Ciclosporin is available as packs of 10 capsules each:
two packs = 20 caps
four packs = 40 caps
Ciclosporin (Atopex) Recommendations
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your veterinarian. Give Ciclosporin to your dog exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
Ciclosporin should always be given 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink.
The usual Ciclosporin dosage is one pill given once daily. The strength of the pills given depends on the dog's weight and is normally 10 mg for dogs 4 to 9 pounds, 25 mg for dogs 9.1 to 16 pounds, 50 mg for dogs 16.1 to 33 pounds and 100 mg for dogs 33.1 to 64 lbs.
Ciclosporin (Atopex) Precautions
Do not use Ciclosporin in dogs with kidney disease, stomach ulcers, and certain blood disorders.
Ciclosporin (Atopex) Ingredients
Active ingredient: cyclosporine.