Aloveen (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice)
What is Aloveen (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice) used for?
Aloveen (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice) is a topical medication prescribed to treat cats or dogs with irritated and dry skin while improving the appearance and health of its coat. It contains oatmeal to reduce swelling and irritation of the skin and aloe vera to moisturize the skin reducing itchiness. When used as a long-term treatment, the conditioner can eliminate these symptoms and even prevent their reoccurrence in the future. It may be prescribed to be used along with other medications or to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Aloveen (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice)?
Always follow the instructions of your veterinarian and those listed on the bottle when using Aloveen (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice) to get safest and most effective results from treatment. The medication is applied when bathing your pet and is normally used once or twice each week, although it may need to be applied more often depending on your pet's skin condition. To apply the medication rinse your dog or cat to remove any dirt or loose skin from its coat, apply a small amount of the medication, and gently massage it to produce lather distributing it evenly over the animal's body. Allow the medication to soak for five to ten minutes before thoroughly rinsing it off while preventing it from contacting any mucous membranes such as the eyes, mouth, or ears. Ask your veterinarian any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Aloveen (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice)?
Aloveen (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice) will not cause side effects in most pets when applied correctly. Stop using the medication and contact your veterinarian immediately if you notice any worrying symptoms affecting your dog or cat to make sure any necessary adjustments are made to its regimen to prevent further health problems from occurring. Be especially cautious about any signs of an allergic reaction such as severe skin rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing.
Aloveen (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice) is only meant to treat dogs or cats and should never be used on humans or other animals. Do not apply the conditioner to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Never allow the medication to touch any mucous membranes including the eyes, mouth, or ears as this may lead to serious complications.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your veterinarian or pharmacist while using Aloveen Oatmeal Shampoo (Oatmeal/Aloe Vera Juice). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the animal and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain animals, it is essential you always inform your veterinarian if it is pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if it has any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if it is taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if it has an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.