Cerenia Side Effects

Please note - some side effects for Cerenia may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

Cerenia Side Effects - for the Professional

Cerenia

Prevention of Acute Vomiting (minimum of 2 mg/kg)

The following adverse reactions were reported during the course of a US field study for the prevention of acute vomiting in dogs treated with Cerenia Tablets at a minimum of 2 mg/kg orally and/or Injectable Solution at 1.0 mg/kg subcutaneously once daily for up to 5 consecutive days:

Frequency of Adverse Reactions by Treatment
Adverse Reaction Placebo (n=69) Cerenia (n=206)
# dogs % occurrence # dogs % occurrence
Death during study 4 5.8 10 4.9
Euthanized during study 0 0 2 1.0
Diarrhea 6 8.7 8 3.9
Hematochezia/bloody stool 5 7.2 4 1.9
Anorexia 2 2.9 3 1.5
Otitis/Otorrhea 0 0 3 1.5
Endotoxic Shock 1 1.4 2 1.0
Hematuria 0 0 2 1.0
Excoriation 0 0 2 1.0

Other clinical signs were reported but were <0.5% of dogs.

Prevention of Vomiting Due to Motion Sickness (minimum of 8 mg/kg)

The following adverse reactions were reported during US studies for the prevention of vomiting due to motion sickness in dogs treated with Cerenia Tablets at a minimum of 8 mg/kg orally one time. Dogs may have experienced more than one of the observed adverse reactions.

Frequency of Adverse Reactions by Treatment
Adverse Reaction Placebo (n=195 ) Cerenia (n=208 )
# dogs % occurrence # dogs % occurrence
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Not associated with motion sickness
Hypersalivation 19 9.7 26 12.5
Vomiting* 0 0 11 5.3
Muscle Tremors 1 0.5 2 1.0
Sedation/Depression 3 1.5 2 1.0
Retching 3 1.5 1 0.5
Flatulence 0 0 1 0.5

The following adverse reactions were reported during a European field study for the prevention of vomiting due to motion sickness in dogs treated with Cerenia Tablets at a minimum of 8 mg/kg orally once daily for 2 consecutive days. Dogs may have experienced more than one of the observed adverse reactions.

Frequency of Adverse Reactions by Treatment
Adverse Reaction Placebo (n=106 ) Cerenia (n=107 )
# dogs % occurrence # dogs % occurrence
Vomiting 4 4 10 9
Drowsiness/Lethargy/Apathy 1 1 8 8
Hypersalivation 2 2 5 5
Anxiety 0 0 2 2
Trembling/Tremors 0 0 2 2
Inappetence 0 0 2 2
Mucus in stool 0 0 1 1

For a copy of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) or to report adverse reactions call Pfizer Animal Health at 1-800-366-5288.

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