Apoquel for dogs? Does it Safe? – Detailed Reviews

Apoquel is a treatment for your dogs to recover from itching and inflammatory. This drug is used for your dogs to get rid of irritation instantly. Let’s disclose the apoquel medication.

What is apoquel?


Apoquel tablet

Apoquel is a medication probably for dogs even cats’ oral use.  It is an immunomodulatory drug because this medication used to adjust the immune system, but it’s different from steroids.  Because it concentrates on the activities of cytokines. The cytokine is a chemical produced by the body on a substance that causes an allergic reaction. Apoquel resists the inflammation and itches by triggering this cytokine.

How does apoquel works?

Apoquels stops the performance of the inflammatory cytokines by preventing the Janus kinase( JAK) activity in the body. It cures the itching and inflammatory within 4 to 24 hours as reported by the research. Generally, many factors generate the itching in dogs, especially causes like,

  1. Infections
  2. Food the dog having
  3. Flea
  4. Parasites or bloodsuckers
  5. Allergies
  6. Other sleep-inducers

How to use?


Dog with medicine

Most importantly one should apply this drug only after 12 months of your dogs.

Note: Not below 12 months.

In apoquel medication, usually, the physics advised, per day the dog should be given two doses for 14 days, henceforth can reduce it to one dose per day.

The doses can take with or without a meal that depends upon your veterinarians suggest.

Need to concentrate…

There is no 100% surety in this medication, because of the side effects it causes to your doggy.

Also, it may not be a workout as it used to be at the beginning of the treatment.

Side effects it causes…

It will not work all the dogs as same, because  the overdose may lead such effects shown below,

  1. Bone marrow suppression-  minimal production of the cells which are providing immunity,  carrying oxygen, and liable for blood clotting.
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Vomiting
  4. Laziness
  5. Become thirsty
  6. Sensitive effects on skin

SEE ALSO: Bordetella for dogs & cats: Does it safe? Vaccine schedule and side effects

For you…

As per the reports as fast as it cures itching and inflammation of the dogs, it will not be working last long. But there will not be any peril issues and expires.

What you should do…

  1. Provide your dog’s normal food that helps its system to work well.
  2. Use natural flea sprays to prevent your pet.
  3. Daily bathing will ensure its health.
  4. Use normal and simple allergic remedies.
  5. If you feel that your doggy needs probiotic substance you can use it with the advice of your physic.

At last…


loving ones

We know that sometimes we need to handle things with care. But in this case, we need to handle also with love, because it’s about your lively soul. So follow the prescription of your pet and move according to that. With your pamper keep your doggy healthy and soulful always.

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