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06-27-2015 08:38 AM
onyx'girl The higher(16) mg is what is in short supply, the lower(5mg) is a much higher cost to dose. I see such a difference, and sadly once it wears off, Onyx is back to being miserable.
06-27-2015 06:15 AM
Ziva Fl

Just picked up 30 pills from the Vet for Ziva here in SW Fl and my cost was $42 Wonder why the cost is so much higher elsewhere I will give her 1 a day then try to cut to 1/2 daily after a couple weeks Luckily she was on Predisone for only 1wk waiting for the Apoquel to arrive This drug has stopped her from licking her paws almost instantly Amazing how well it is working for her Curt
06-27-2015 12:29 AM
Our semi-regular update

Semi-regular update: Ollie has been on apoquel for 1 year and 4 months (a little over half his entire life). We consider this a miracle drug. We did blood tests at his check up at the beginning of June and everything is still within normal ranges and he seems like a totally normal dog- allergy wise anyway we just started a scent class we hope will better channel his energy. I give him coconut oil everyday and his coat looks fantastic. People that meet him now never believe he was the puppy with bald spots that couldn't stop scratching & nibbling on himself during puppy class.

Our supply of the drug has been tenuous at times, but our Vet just notified us that he is now able to re-order more easily. In addition a friend and her dog that has been on the waiting list just received a supply. My impression is the supply is catching up with demand and regular Vet now have better access, not just the Derm Vets.
06-22-2015 06:36 PM
onyx'girl I was able to get one weeks worth of the lower mg pills for onyx today. My vet is able to get it, but like your vet said, barnyard, it is stocked for the clients that are already receiving it. The supply for the higher mg is about impossible to get, so pay extra for the lower. It cost me $72 for a one week supply. I sure hope we can get more when this runs out if it works well for Onyx.
06-22-2015 04:15 PM
barnyard Our vet said if vets had clients who used it prior to it being unavailable they would be first in line to get it again.
Our vet suggested it for our girl, but fortunately after getting the results of the test, we were able to find a food for her that she can eat with itching.
06-19-2015 09:43 AM
Traveler's Mom This is strange because our doggie derm called us and said he now has a stock of Apoquel. It was my understanding that it is now readily available. Is it possible that only the dermatologists are getting it without delay?

I'd call around to the bigger vet offices to see if they have it.

Lynn & Traveler
06-18-2015 09:36 PM
onyx'girl still can't believe there is a shortage of this..makes me wonder why and the price is extremely high at this point.
06-18-2015 09:24 PM
Ruby'sMom I just started Ruby on Apoquel about a month ago. I got it through her vet. I was on a waiting list for a couple months first.
06-18-2015 04:48 PM
Ziva Fl Ziva is also on Apoquel Her constant paw licking removed the hair off her two back paws My Vet told me that this is more than likely a climate change condition allergy Ziva was in Va untill 8mos old then down here to Florida Hopefully she might grow out of it but she will turn 2 in July? Got 20 pills from the Vet and within 4hrs she stopped licking completely! Ran out of pills 2wks ago and will not have any in untill July Our Vet also uses Apoquel on her GSD and is amazed by how well it works We are on the waiting and hope it comes in soon!
06-18-2015 07:48 AM
laurai Hello, does anyone know where can I get the apoquel? thx so much
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