or Sign in with Facebook
or Sign up with Facebook
Clomipramine is used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorders in dogs such as tail chasing, excessive grooming, acral lick dermatitis, and separation anxiety like destructiveness, excessive vocalization, loss of toilet control etc. For cats, the drug is used to treat urine spraying in sterilized and female cats.
Certain precautions must be taken while the pet is being treated with Clomipramine. Animals suffering from liver impairment should be cautiously monitored with suitable blood tests while under medication. Clomipramine also has the possibility to interact with different kinds of medications including cimetidine, monoamine oxidase inhibitors and antithyroid medication. The most commonly found effects of clomipramine are inappetance (not eating enough), sedation and increased heart rate.
Do consult the veterinarian before administering the medication. The usual canine dose of clomipramine is 1 to 1.5 mg per pound (2 to 3 mg/kg) twice daily. The feline dose of clomipramine is 0.25 to 0.5 mg per pound (0.5 to 1 mg/kg) once daily.
Anafranil, Apo-clomipramine, Clopress, Clomicalm.
Clomipramine can cause numerous “anticholinergic” side effects. Anticholinergic side effects occur when Clomipramine restricts the involuntary functions caused by the neurotransmitter “acetylcholine.” Clomipramine should not be used to treat animals, which have hypersensitivity or allergy to the drug. The medicine should be used with extreme care in animals suffering from seizure disorder. Clomipramine should not be prescribed for animals having slow gastrointestinal tracts, heart rhythm abnormalities or cardiac arrhythmias and glaucoma (elevated pressure in the eye).
Many people think cats don't require much attention, but some cats can even develop separation anxiety when their owners leave. Learn why some cats get separation anxiety.
If you're a pet parent dealing with dog behavior problems, take heart -- with the proper training methods, most troubling behaviors can be broken. From biting to digging, we're covering common dog behavior problems and how to solve them.
Amitriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) and generic for Tryptizol, is used to help treat depression issues like OCD in dogs or separation anxiety in cats, along with other behavioral issues in pets.
Clomicalm (Clomipramine) is an antidepressant medication that is used to treat dogs who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorders such as tail chasing, destructive behavior, and separation anxiety.
Enter your e-mail address to get a secret discount
code for your first purchase: