What is a Generic Drug?

A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.

The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.




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    Acepromazine is a prescription pet medication used as a motion sickness treatment for dogs, cats and other animals. It is a tranquilizer / sedative drug and may be used to quiet agitated animals prior to surgery or as part of anaesthetic protocol. For consumer use with a prescription it is most commonly recommended by a vet for pet motion sickness relief. Acepromazine for dogs relieves nauseas in pet too, with owners needing to remember the medication should be administered well in advance of the pet having motion sickness.

    You can buy Acepromazine with a prescription, and your best price on it will be when you order pet medication online from Canada Pharmacy.


    Acepromazine comes in tablet or injection form

    Acepromazine dosage for dogs will be in either 5mg, 10mg, or 25mg tablet as indicated in your prescription and based on the size of the dog. Administer tablet 30 to 60 minutes before motion sickness / nausea trigger event will begin.

    Acepromazine dosage for dogs guidelines are

    • Dogs: 0.25-0.5mg injection for each pound of body weight
    • Cats: 0.5-1mg injection for each pound of body weight
    • Horses: 2-4mg injection for each pound of body weight

    Acepromazine injection may be given intravenously, intramuscularly, or subcutaneously


    The active ingredient in Acepromazine is acepromazine maleate


    Do not exceed dosage regulations under any circumstances. Sedative and tranquilizer medications have overdose risks. If medication is ineffective for pet motion sickness relief then you should stop using it and speak to a veterinarian again to discuss other treatment options.

    For animal use only

    Motion relief for pets medication will not provide pain relief


    The possibility of negative drug interaction risks exists between Acepromazine and other pet Rx medications, including Metoclopramide, strong painkillers and medications containing Phenytoin sodium. Inform your veterinarian of all medications your horse, dog or cat is currently taking before receiving a prescription and proceeding to buy Acepromazine online.

    Side Effects

    Acepromazine for dogs side effect can occur, and some pets may have sedation, depression, incoordination, low blood pressure, or slowed heart rate and breathing. If these side effects are experienced you should discontinue use and meet with your vet again to discuss dog motion sickness treatment alternatives.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

    Product Code : 10101

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