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This product is safe to use and it may help somewhat. One other thought..vet may possibly be willing to phone a prescription for medication in to a pharmacy near you. I am just this moment in between dentistries and they will average about 0 each today.
If you've ever taken Benadryl for allergies or itching, you know it can make you sleepy.
In cats, the sedative effect of diphenhydramine lasts for eight to 12 hours.
Unlike sedatives such as diazapam, antihistamines don't cause Felix to be disoriented and confused.
If you're planning on taking Felix on a road trip, you may want to sedate him so he naps away the ride. Benadryl is a the brand name for the antihistamine drug diphenhydramine hydrochloride.
Antihistamines are typically used to calm allergy symptoms like sneezing and watery eyes.
I just brought my two cats home from their dental cleaning and found out that they both have kidney disease. Both cats are active, eat well, drink water, and are not lethargic. I'm a senior citizen and cannot afford any more expense. And, it is extremely difficult for me to put them in their cat carriers. And, it bothers me that they are so very strssed out after their visit. Oh, I'm sorry to hear that you and your kitties are having these struggles.
They like to pay with my 18 mos grandson and like to play ball with me. The medication that I use the most often for sedation for travel is something called Acepromazine (also known as acevet or atravaet).
If Benadryl doesn't work, visit your veterinarian for a prescription sedative and administer it as prescribed.There are no over the counter medications that work really well and safely for sedation for cats. Do not use information found on this site for diagnosing or treating your pet. I feel sorry for the pets that need dental cleaning and can't get it. If we needed a general anesthetic for our dental procedures they would be a lot more expensive! She created Ask A Vet Question as a resource for good, accurate veterinary advice online. Marie treats dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, and rats. Is an online vet visit just as good as a trip to your veterinarian? But, many times, asking an online veterinarian a question can help save you money. Marie can't officially diagnose your pet or prescribe medications, she can often advise you on whether a vet visit is necessary. Marie for a second opinion on your pet's condition.However, I do have some clients who swear by a product called Rescue Remedy to help calm an anxious cat. I should add that if you paid 0 for a dentistry for two cats this is actually quite a good price. Place the cat on the floor and either have the helper straddle the cat or hold the cat in between your legs.Use gentle pressure with your legs just to keep the cat in place.