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Cerenia (maropitant citrate) tablets are a prescription medication used to prevent acute vomiting and the prevention of vomiting due to motion sickness in dogs.

What is Cerenia Tablets?

Cerenia is an oral prescription medication used for the prevention of acute vomiting and the control of vomiting due to motion sickness in dogs.

Who is Cerenia Tablets for?

Cerenia Tablets may be given to dogs 16 weeks of age or older.

Why use Cerenia Tablets?

Cerenia is a non-sedating anti-vomiting medication that helps treat motion sickness and acute vomiting.

How does Cerenia Tablets work?

Cerenia contains maropitant citrate which acts an antiemetic. Cerenia blocks substance P, a compound responsible for triggering vomiting, to prevent acute vomiting in dogs.



Active ingredient(s):

Maropitant citrate

How is Cerenia Tablets sold?

Cerenia is sold in packs of 4 tablets and is available in strengths of 16 mg, 24 mg, 60 mg, and 160 mg.

What are the side effects of Cerenia Tablets?

In rare cases, drooling, lethargy, drowsiness, lack of appetite and diarrhea have been reported. Consult your veterinarian if you notice any of the above side effects.

What special precautions are there?

Cerenia is not recommended for dogs less than 16 weeks of age. It is not for use in animals hypersensitive (allergic) to maropitant citrate. Use with caution in dogs with liver problems.

What to do if overdose?

In case of overdose, contact your nearest emergency animal hospital.

How can I store Cerenia Tablets?

Cerenia Tablets should be stored at controlled room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F) with excursions between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

Helpful Tips:

Do not wrap the tablets tightly in fatty food such as cheese or meat, since this may keep the tablets from dissolving and delay the effect of Cerenia.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

Cerenia is given orally and is recommended for use in dogs 16 weeks of age and older. For motion sickness, this medication can be given once a day for up to two days in a row. Dogs should not be fed 1 hour prior to giving Cerenia. Give Cerenia 2 hours prior to travel.

Administer Cerenia orally at a minimum dose of 2 mg/kg (0.9 mg/lb) body weight once daily for up to 5 consecutive days.

Cerenia is manufactured by Zoetis and contains the active ingredient maropitant citrate in strengths of 16 mg, 24 mg, 60 mg, and 160 mg.

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