Anxiety & Nervousness
Dorwest Scullcap & Valerian Tablets are a licensed herbal medicine for the symptomatic relief of anxiety, nervousness, excitability and travel sickness, and an adjunct in the treatment of epilepsy in dogs and cats.
Invaluable to calm and relax dogs and cats suffering from excitability, apprehension, hyperactivity and phobias, such as those from fireworks, thunderstorms or gunfire.
Does not cause drowsiness or impair normal behaviour or performance making it ideal for those needing to be settled for travelling, showing, training or obedience work. Given prior to a journey will calm nervous travellers and is useful where new surroundings or situations might cause apprehension or anxiety. In cats, this tablet is also effective to control territorial spraying as the tranquilising effect reduces the impulse to mark territory. Under veterinary supervision this tablet is used in the control of epilepsy, often in conjunction with conventional anti-convulsant drugs.
Active ingredients: Extract Valerian 5:1 50mg; Extract Mistletoe 3:1 50mg; Scullcap 30mg; Extract Gentian 2:1 24mg.
Dosage: 1-2 tablets per 5kgs bodyweight daily, ideally given as two split doses, depending on the severity of the condition. For use on singular occasions, give 12 hours and 2 hours before event using the higher dosage rate.
Use during pregnancy and lactation: Not recommended
Age from which can be used: 8 weeks of age
Interactions: Can be given in conjunction with any other medication
Long or short term use: Both as the condition requires.
Special warnings: Epilepsy should only be treated in consultation with a veterinary surgeon
Sugar coated tablet: Yes
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