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    Thread: Atopica?

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      Atopica?

      My vet just prescribed Atopica for hepatitis. Does anyone have expierence with this drug. The information I found on line is scary.

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      I am glad we were able to get off it. Any powerful drug is scary. Oban was on it for itching and that turned out to be a gut issue, which we were able to clear up and now manage with TCM, acupuncture and cold laser. We switched to a Holistic/Integrative Vet. Oban was only on Atopica for three summers, no signs of damage from it.
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      Is there any concern over negative effect on liver? I read about drug, and it scares me. I gave 1 capsule to Honey, and she vomited the next morning.

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      What is TCM

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      Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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      Have you thought about a second opinion? I would also be a little nervous about this drug.

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      Yes, my regular vet said he would not give drug. Too many terrible side effects.

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      My lab has ITP (auto immune blood disease) and was on Atopica (and prednisone) for a short period of time with no side effect issues. We were fortunate that my pup responded well to prednisone for her disease and only took the Atopica for a few weeks. That said, I know many owners (in my fb groups for the disease) dealing with our disease that use Atopica for long periods with no issues. Honestly, I think the cost of it is the biggest complaint I've read and see many more issues resulting from the prednisone

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