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Cerenia Tablets for Dogs

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Cerenia tablets for dogs help to stop incidences of vomiting and can also help to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea. It contains the key active ingredient maropitant. It can also be used prior to a journey to prevent vomiting which is caused by motion sickness.

It works by blocking the receptors in the dog’s brain that control nausea and vomiting. It is supplied in tablet form in four different strengths depending on the weight of the dog. Cerenia comes in four different strengths, 16mg, 24mg, 60mg and 160mg

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What is Cerenia? 

Cerenia is a veterinary POM (Prescription only medicine) which is used to prevent vomiting in dogs and also prevent nausea in dogs which are undergoing chemotherapy. It can also be used prior to a journey to prevent vomiting in dogs which suffer from motion sickness.  

Cerenia acts by blocking key receptors in the brain which control the vomiting and nausea reflexes. It works by blocking the attachment of a chemical to these receptors and thus prevents nausea and vomiting reflexes in the dog from being switched on. 

It contains the key active ingredient maropitant, which is an antiemetic in other words it works to prevent nausea and vomiting.

Cerenia comes in the form of a tablet, which is available in four different dosages depending on the size of the dog and the condition that is being treated.  It can be administered in dogs from eight weeks old.

How does Cerenia work? 

Cerenia is a type of antiemetic medication, which means that it works to reduce symptoms of nausea and vomiting and also side effects of nausea and vomiting that are caused by other medications and treatments. These may include types of anaesthesia given during surgery or chemotherapy treatments for cancer. Antiemetic drugs can also be used for nausea and vomiting caused by motion sickness, so it can be administered prior to a journey as a preventative measure.

The medication acts by blocking key receptors in the brain, which are known as NK1 receptors, which control the vomiting and nausea reflexes. It works by blocking the attachment of substance P, which is a neurotransmitter, to these receptors and so prevents nausea and vomiting reflexes from being switched on. 

Within the dog’s brain, the chemoreceptor trigger zone is an area that receives inputs from medicines ingested by the dog or hormones. It passes on messages to other areas within the dog’s brain to begin the vomiting reflex. 

What are the benefits of Cerenia? 

Cerenia is easily given to your dog in the shape of a small tablet. Because of the various dosage sizes available it only needs to be given once per day. It is non-drowsy and can be given up to two hours prior to travel for the prevention of motion sickness.

Instructions for Cerenia

When you receive the medication, it’s important to read and understand the dosage instructions. The strength and dose of the tablet will depend on the size of your dog and the exact details of their condition.

You should use this product as directed by your veterinary surgeon

How to order Cerenia

Cerenia is a prescription-only medication, which means you will first need a valid prescription from a vet before your order will be dispatched. You can still add the item to your basket, checkout and pay but we won’t be able to send the order out until we’ve received the prescription.

Start by getting a prescription from a vet and then place your order for the recommended medication. Our team will check the prescription against the item ordered to ensure its suitability. Once this has been approved, your order will be dispatched from our pharmacy to your chosen delivery method.

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