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  • Aminophylline or Theophylline is used to relieve cough, wheezing, shortness of breath and troubled breathing. The medication works by opening up the air passages of the lungs and increasing…

  • Amitriptyline has been prescribed to treat separation anxiety in your dog or to treat excessive grooming, urine spraying and anxiety in cats. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant.…

  • Anabolic steroids stimulate appetite, increase muscle mass, increase skin thickness, and increase production of red blood cells. They are used as an additional treatment in chronic kidney…

  • Analgesics or "pain-killers" include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioid analgesics. They are used to control pain such as in arthritis or following surgical…

  • Different medicines may be prescribed to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestine. They work in various ways to allow the ulcer to heal. Some form a barrier over the ulcer, which protects the…

  • Antibiotics (or antibacterials) are used to treat bacterial infections. Different antibiotics are used to treat different infections. It is very important to make sure you give your pet the…

  • Antibodies are specialised proteins (immunoglobulins) that circulate in the blood. They are produced by a type of white blood cell called a plasma cell.

  • Antiepileptics are used to help control seizures (fits) in dogs and cats. One type of medication may be used alone or with other medication. Give this medication to your pet as directed by…

  • Ethylene glycol, the main constituent of antifreeze is poisonous for dogs and cats. Statistically, in the UK each year more cats are poisoned than dogs, probably because more cats than dogs are able to access open containers of antifreeze stored on garage shelves.

  • Antihistamines are useful for their antipruritic (anti-itch), anti-allergic and sedative effects. Your veterinary surgeon may prescribe this medication to prevent itching in dogs and cats or…


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