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Vetadryl (Diphenhydramine HCl) Tablets for Dogs & Cats

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Description

If your pet struggles with seasonal allergies, Vetadryl may be able to help. These easy-to-feed, chicken-flavored, chewable tablets are specifically formulated to help with the unpleasant symptoms of allergies, and they may also help relieve motion sickness, as well as the symptoms of bug bites. Vetadryl is available in two strengths to easily dose your pet at the strength he needs for relief.

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Uses

For use in animals where antihistamine treatment is indicated.

Possible Side Effects

Side effects that usually are not serious include: The most common side effect, which is often desirable, is sleepiness. Most animals will become tolerant to this effect with time and will not get as sleepy when given the medication. Cats, in particular, may become unusually excited while taking this drug. Dry mouth and trouble urinating (eg, straining) are possible but not common. Infrequently, diphenhydramine may cause gastrointestinal distress such as vomiting, decreased appetite, or diarrhea. You don’t have to be overly concerned if you see any of these signs unless they are severe, worsen, or continue to be a problem. Contact your veterinarian if this happens.

Drug & Food Interactions

No serious Food and Drug Interactions have been reported.

Precautions

For oral use only. Use under veterinary supervision. Common side effects may include sedation, ataxia, reduced coordination, gastric upset, thickening of bronchial secretions, and increased urine output. Do not use in patients with known hypersensitivity to diphenhydramine, other antihistamines with similar chemical structure, or any ingredient in the formulation. Use with caution in patients with glaucoma, history of gastric irritation or ulcer, bowel or bladder obstruction, prostatic hypertrophy, active or a history of lower respiratory disease (e.g., bronchial asthma), hyperthyroidism, seizures or cardiovascular disease (e.g., hypertension).

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  • Item Number
    149881
  • For Use With
    Dogs & Cats
  • Generic Name
    Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Vetadryl
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds, All Breeds
  • Product Form
    Chewable Tablet
  • Health Condition
    Allergies, Motion Sickness
  • Drug Type
    Antihistamine
Ingredients

Diphenhydramine HCl (10 mg), Dried Chicken Liver Flavoring.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.

Storage Instructions

Store at room temperature 59-86°F.

FAQ

What is Vetadryl?

Vetadryl is a liver-flavored diphenhydramine HCl tablet formulated in strengths specifically for dogs and cats – to minimize the risk of administering the incorrect amount, which can harm your pet. Tablet strengths are available in 10mg and 30mg for flexible dosing.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Picky Puppy

    By KathyP on Mar 23, 2021

    My pup won't take this on it's own but if we ball it up in a small amount of cheese, he will take it. It must not taste very good because he will sometimes manage to eat just the cheese and spit out the pill ( which I find later on the carpet.) I am still using these because they do work and have stopped him from chewing/licking his feet.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Not good with cats

    By Learntworeed on Feb 18, 2021

    This should be available as an unflavored or capsule for cats. My cat drools like a St Bernard even if I get it right on the back of his tongue. He has started to run whenever I get near him for fear of the bitter pill. I’ll be looking elsewhere.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Do Not Buy!!!

    By Jason on Jan 24, 2021

    My dog takes beef flavored medicine “treats” so I bought her these and she WILL NOT eat them. Ive tried everything from pill pockets, to mashing it and putting in wet food, to pretending like I was going to eat it. She spits it out or doesnt eat it at all. These need better flavoring or something!

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Not a good choice for cats

    By Bojangles on Nov 9, 2020

    Mr. Bojangles has allergies and we wanted to try something new. The store bought version had to be cut and thus he got the taste in his mouth which led to severe mouth foaming and drooling. These are supposed to be chew-able. They aren't. Once again the taste of the medicine far out weighs the "chicken" flavor. Unless you are an expert at getting pills in your cat without getting them anywhere near his tongue or cheeks, you will have to deal with a foaming and drooling miserable cat for 5-10 minutes. The 3 stars are because they actually worked once all of the drama was over. We are definitely looking for something a lot more user friendly! Chewy, as always, is the best!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Best ever product

    By Missey on Feb 5, 2021

    My puppy was a habitual licker due to allergies. No more licking since we started this medication

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Not what I thought I was buying

    By Candles on Jun 11, 2020

    I bought Vetadryl because my dog has to take diphenhydramine every day (75 mg twice a day). That's a lot of Pill Pockets, or hot dogs, or whatever medium you use to get the pills down (tossing them in meals is not ideal -- he can pick them out). So, I thought a chewable would be the answer. These things are no more chewable than the diphenhydramine (Benedryl) that you can buy in any grocery store, and they are much more expensive.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Medication

    By Jenny on Aug 6, 2020

    I am so grateful for this company!! I found a medicine that will work for my dog, they reached out to my vet for me to request the prescription and then sent me the order!! SO EASY!! THANKS!!

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Auto shipment

    By Katiewagner98 on Sep 20, 2020

    I canceled this order and it still shipped and charged

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price

    By Tinker on Aug 14, 2020

    Great price and arrived quick. Love chewy always find what I need.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    I use it for grass allergy

    By Coco2020 on Oct 23, 2019

    This is very affordable & much easier to give to my dog than the bitter Benadryl. Grass allergy: I start dosing in late Feb to get it into her system, with fish oil & vit E. If a little irritation develops, (inside ears) I wipe with Neem oil. I’ve used this for many years & this is the first time a prescription was required. Chewy made it very easy to order. I received it quickly.

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