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How to take effect? Our dog has had 2 Doses but doesn't seem

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How long for aproquel to take effect? Our dog has had 2 Doses but doesn't seem to be able to settle. She' seems nervous and isn't able to lie down and sleep.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 9 months ago.

Hello this is Dr. Holloway but you can call me Dr. H for short.

I understand that your pet Molly is not responding to Apoquel in a timely fashion. You say she has had 2 doses already. Which means that she has been on Apoquel for a least 12 hrs.

Typically Apoquel works almost immediately after the 1st dose. By not being able to settle do you mean she is still itching and scratching or is this nervous symptom involve pacing which wasn't present before the Apoquel was started?

- Dr. H