7 Common Cat Anxiety Medications
Often prescribed to cats with separation anxiety or aggression, fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) that helps stabilize mood.
Another SSRI, sertraline is used to manage various anxiety disorders in cats, including obsessive-compulsive behaviors.
Diazepam is a sedative that can be used for short-term anxiety relief, such as during travel or vet visits.
Alprazolam is a fast-acting medication that helps with situational anxiety. It's commonly used for cats with noise phobias.
Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that can be used to treat generalized anxiety and certain behavioral problems in cats
This medication is often prescribed for long-term anxiety management in cats, helping to reduce fear and aggression.
Gabapentin is primarily used for pain relief, but it can also have a calming effect on anxious cats when used under veterinary guidance.
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