Cytopoint injection for dogs is an effective treatment for atopy or atopic dermatitis. However, there are some side effects and precautions you should bear in mind before using this product.
For Cytopoint, it has been reported that lethargy can occur within the first 24-48 hours after injection. in rarer circumstances, there have been reactions to the excipient (inactive ingredient) used.
How will I know when it’s time for the Cytopoint injection?
If your dog starts showing signs of itching like scratching, scratching, or rubbing its ears on other surfaces, it is time for another injection as soon as possible – before excessive skin damage occurs.
What are the side effects of Cytopoint?
The most common side effects with Cytopoint (which may affect up to 1 in 1,000 animals) are allergic reactions with swelling of the face and itchy rash. Cytopoint must not be given to dogs weighing less than 3 kg.
The most common side-effects of CYTOPOINT were mild, self-limiting vomiting, diarrhea and lethargy.
How long do side effects from Cytopoint last?
Cytopoint is a small, painless injection that your veterinarian gives under your dog’s skin, similar to a vaccination. After the injection, the itch usually is reduced within a few days, and the effect lasts for 4 to 8 weeks.
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