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Apoquel Tablet 3.6mg (Per Tablet) - Prescription Required

Prescription Upload Attached ? Upload a digital copy of your prescription from your vet. You will still need to post a hard copy to:
PO BOX 11216
Palm Beach 3151
Prescription On File ? To be used when we already have your original prescription or has been emailed to us from your vet and you would like a repeat. Prescription sent to email ? Select if you have personally emailed us a digital copy of your prescription. You will still need to post a hard copy to:
PO BOX 11216
Palm Beach 3151
Prescription emailed directly from Vet Practice ? If your vet practice has emailed your prescription to, there's no need to send us a hard copy.

Indication: Treatment of pruritus associated with allergic dermatitis in dogs; treatment of clinical manifestations of atopic dermatitis in dogs.

Active Ingredients: Each tablet contains 3.6mg oclacitinib maleate.

Manufacturer: Zoetis

Prescription Medicine:

This is a prescription medicine, it is only available only under an approved veterinary authorisation. Please ensure that you have read the "How to Order Prescription Medicine" page before ordering this item.

All prescription medicines on the Your Pet PA website are purchased through veterinary wholesalers the same as those used by your Vet. All our products are ACVM or NZULM listed and identical to those used by your Veterinary Surgeon. Please call or email us if you have any queries about any of the products on our site.

* Prescription Animal Remedy (PAR) Class 1. For use under the authority or prescription of a veterinarian. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997.

ACVM # A010963



Commonly asked questions about Apoquel Tablets:

What are Apoquel Tablets?
Apoquel is a prescription medication for dogs that helps control itching from allergies and other skin conditions. Apoquel works by blocking cytokines, the source of itching and inflammation in the body. This medication does not contain a steroid or antihistamine, and provides fast and lasting relief. Apoquel may begin working in as little as four hours and fully control itching within 24 hours.

Why do dogs use Apoquel?
Apoquel may be prescribed by your dog’s veterinarian to control short term or long term itching and inflammation from dermatitis, environmental allergies, food allergies, fleas, or other irritants.

What else should I know about Apoquel?
Indicated to control itching associated with allergic and other skin disorders.
Contains oclacitinib, a drug that suppresses the immune system. Not a corticosteroid or antihistamine. May control itching within 24 hrs. Apoquel should be stored at controlled room temperature between 20° to 25°C with excursions between 15° to 40°C.

What problems could my dog have with Apoquel?
The most common side effects are vomiting, diarrhoea, lack of appetite, increased thirst, and lethargy.
Because Apoquel suppresses the immune system, serious side effects such as infections are possible. Contact your veterinarian if you notice any changes that concern you after starting to give Apoquel.

How do you use Apoquel?
Follow the directions given by your veterinarian.
Wash your hands immediately after handling the medication.
Your veterinarian may modify the dose after the first couple weeks of treatment.

What is in Apoquel?
The drug in Apoquel is Oclacitinib, an immunosuppressant that helps control itching associated with allergic and other skin disorders. Oclacitinib is not a corticosteroid or antihistamine.

Prescription Medications

Your PetPA facilitates the supply of restricted veterinary medicines (veterinary prescriptions) and is approved to do so by the Ministry of Primary Industries. When purchasing prescription medication through Your PetPA you know that:

  • All prescription medication supplied is sourced from New Zealand veterinary wholesalers.
  • All prescription medication available is registered with the New Zealand Government under the ACVM Act 1997 (Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines).

All prescription medication listed on the Your PetPA website is available for supply on acceptance of your order by our team and on receipt of the original prescription.