Maropitant Citrate (Cerenia®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith

Maropitant citrate (Cerenia) is used to prevent vomiting and motion sickness in dogs. Side effects are rare, but may include drooling, lethargy, drowsiness, lack of appetite and diarrhea. Use with caution in dogs with liver problems, and do not use in dogs less than 16 weeks of age. Signs of toxicity or overdose may include diarrhea, bloody stool, loss of appetite, or lethargy. If you know or suspect your pet has had an overdose, or if you observe any of these signs in your pet, contact your veterinarian immediately. Maropitant citrate can cause a local reaction of the skin in some humans.

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Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center - 24-hour service available throughout North America.
www.aspca.org/apcc

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($59.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.

Updated 6/20/17


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