Fluoxetine Capsules, 20 mg

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Fluoxetine Capsules

Fluoxetine Capsules 20 mg offer a medicinal possibility to remedy various behavior problems in dogs and cats. The medication contains fluoxetine hydrochloride, an SSRI medication used in the control of anxiety-related behavior, certain compulsive disorders, and aggression in dogs and cats. This makes it a popular medication for veterinary use in the management of behavioral problems or challenges in dogs and cats to promote mental health in dogs and cats.

Fluoxetine Capsules, 20 mg, is indicated for the treatment of anxiety, compulsive disorders, and aggression in dogs and cats. This drug is effective, and due to the ability to dose effectively, a new dimension comes into the hands of veterinarians to support the mental health of pets and their improved quality of life. Always consult with a veterinarian to determine if fluoxetine is appropriate for your pet's individual needs.

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  • Medication Name: Fluoxetine Capsules
  • Dosage Strength: 20mg
  • Active Ingredient: Fluoxetine hydrochloride
  • Form: Capsules
  • Indications: Anxiety-related behaviors, compulsive disorders, aggression in dogs & cats
  • Administration: Orally, as directed by a veterinarian

How it Works:

Fluoxetine works on the chemicals in the brain, which may cause depression, panic, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive behaviors. It will take up to 3 or 4 weeks to start taking effect.

Recommend Dosage:

The recommended dose of Fluoxetine will depend on the size and severity of symptoms. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian.

Storage Instructions:

Store at temperatures between 68° - 77°F.


How does fluoxetine work in dogs and cats?

Fluoxetine works by increasing the levels of a neurotransmitter in the brain called serotonin, responsible for stabilizing mood and behavior in dogs and cats.

For what behavioral problems is it likely to be prescribed?

It is prescribed for separation anxiety, compulsive behaviors-for example, tail chasing or over-licking-behavioral aggression toward humans or other animals, and inappropriate elimination in pets.

How long will it take before a response is seen when using fluoxetine on my pet?

It may take a few weeks for dogs and cats to show the complete benefits of this medication. Certain pets may start to see progress within a couple of weeks, while for others, it may take the full three to four weeks to show results.

What are the possible side effects seen in pets when using fluoxetine?

The common side effects to look out for in your pet are drowsiness, lack of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, or restlessness. We want you to pay very close attention to your pet and call your veterinarian immediately if you have any concerns about your pet.

Can fluoxetine be given in combination or simultaneously with training on pets' behaviors?

Fluoxetine may be used in combination with behavioral modification techniques, environmental management, and specific training exercises as your pet requires.