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Where can I get ophthalmic cyclosporine dogs eyes Has had

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where can I get ophthalmic cyclosporine for my dogs eyes Has had keratitis been using amacin Ointment seems o k but would appreciate your opinion many thanks ***** I got all the previous from vets - very helpful.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Thanks for the question.

Cyclosporine is a pretty strong immuno-suppressant medication. It's regulated by the FDA to be by prescription only. This goes for people and animals. You'll have to get it from another veterinarian. They do make a product called Optimmune that I typically use for my patients with KCS/ Dry Eye. With a yearly exam, they should be able to prescribe this with refills as needed.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

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