Fluoxetine is used by veterinarians to reduce anxiety and aggression in dogs and cats. It is the equivalent to the human drug Prozac. Fluoxetine is an antidepressant belonging to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). Fluoxetine requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Cats and Dogs
Tell your veterinarian if your pet is allergic to any medications of if your pet has liver disease, kidney disease, diabetes, or seizures. Fluoxetine should not be given to pregnant or lactating animals. Avoid giving other medicines that can make your pet sleepy (cold or allergy medicine, pain medication, muscle relaxants, seizure medicine, or other medications for depression or anxiety). Do not give Reconcile if your pet is using an MAO inhibitor such as Anipryl, selegiline, Preventic Collar, or Mitaban Dip.
Fluoxetine (flew-ox-a-teen) HCl
If you miss a dose, give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.
Side effects that may occur include rash, hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. If these or any other side effects occur, stop giving your pet Fluoxetine and contact your veterinarian.
Store this medication at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
Give fluoxetine as directed by your veterinarian. Do not give larger amounts or give it for longer than recommended by your veterinarian.
|All weights||Dosage is dependent on the condition being treated, the animal's response to treatment, and the development of any adverse effects. Give exactly as directed by your veterinarian|
|Do not use!|
Fludrocortisone Acetate Tablet:
|Fluoxetine Hydrochloride||10 mg|
Fludrocortisone Acetate Capsule:
|Fluoxetine Hydrochloride||20 mg|