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Cats + Medications

  • This triple antibiotic solution or ointment is used to treat surface bacterial infections of the eye. These infections may occur in the cornea (clear part of eye) or in the conjunctiva (pink parts around eyelids).

  • Neomycin sulfate is an antibiotic. It is used to reduce the number of bacteria in the colon (a part of the intestine) prior to surgery. It may also be used to decrease the numbers of ammonia producing bacteria in the treatment of brain disorders caused by the liver not working properly (a condition called hepatic encephalopathy).

  • Nitenpyram is used to treat flea infestations on dogs, puppies, cats and kittens older than 4 weeks of age and greater than 1 kg (2.2 lbs) in body weight. This medication kills adult fleas. It is not effective against flea eggs. Nitenpyram may be combined with other medications as part of a comprehensive flea-control program.

  • Nystatin is an antifungal antibiotic. It is used to treat oral or gastrointestinal tract infections. It can also be used to treat Candida skin infections.

  • Omeprazole is used to treat certain conditions in which there is too much acid in the stomach. This medication may be prescribed for treating gastroduodenal ulcers and to prevent gastric erosions caused by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

  • Ondansetron may be used to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting that may occur after therapy with anti-cancer medications, radiation or surgery.

  • Orbifloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. This medication has been prescribed for your pet to treat a bacterial infection.

  • Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive, degenerative disease of the joints. Although dramatically underrecognized, it is actually one of the most common chronic diseases of cats. One study at a veterinary teaching hospital suggested that more than 90% of cats over 10 years of age have radiographic evidence of OA.

  • Oxazepam is used as an appetite stimulant and to relieve anxiety. Oxazepam is a benzodiazepine. This class of medicines is used to slow down the nervous system.

  • Pancrelipase has been prescribed by your veterinarian to help your pet digest fat, protein and sugars in its diet. If pets do not properly digest their food, they can get diarrhea. This medication aids in digestion and therefore, stops the diarrhea.