Does Cytopoint Make Dogs Sleepy

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.

Cytopoint side effects

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.


Is lethargy a side effect of Cytopoint?

CYTOPOINT begins to relieve itch within 24 hours and lasts for 4 to 8 weeks, giving the skin time to heal. The most common side-effects of CYTOPOINT were mild, self-limiting vomiting, diarrhea and lethargy.

Does Cytopoint affect appetite?

Side effects for both dogs and cats include vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite/anorexia and lethargy.

How long does it take for Cytopoint to start working?

When does CYTOPOINT begin working? Just one CYTOPOINT injection starts controlling environmental allergic itch within one day and provides relief that lasts for 4 to 8 weeks.

Which is safer Cytopoint or Apoquel?

In general, Cytopoint® has fewer potential for side effects than Apoquel®, and that is often a reason to select it as a first choice therapy. However, neither Cytopoint® nor Apoquel® are effective in every dog.