Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum/Brewer Yeast)
What is Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum/Brewer Yeast) used for?
Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum) is a food additive used to improve dental health and prevent bad breath in cats or dogs. It contains natural ingredients including seaweed and algae that attach to plaque and tarter to soften it so that it may be washed from the teeth. It does not have a unique taste and is easy to administer when mixed with food. This medication is normally meant for long-term treatment and may take several weeks before the desired effects occur. It may be used along with other treatments to ensure the most effective results.
How should I use Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum/Brewer Yeast)?
Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum) should be used according to your veterinarian's instructions and those listed on the packaging to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The powder is generally added to each of your pet's meals. It should be noted that several weeks of use may be required before the desired effects appear. Ask your veterinarian any questions you have about the medication to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum/Brewer Yeast)?
The use of Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum) will not typically cause any side effects in most pets. If you do notice any unusual symptoms occurring, immediately inform the veterinarian to make sure the correct response is taken. Possible side effects that may occur include diarrhea, vomiting, or drowsiness. These can require reduced dosage, frequency of administration, or medical attention to prevent further complications from occurring.
Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum) should not be used in pets that are allergic to any of the ingredients. You are also recommended to bring your pet in for a consultation before beginning application to make sure it does not have any conditions that may cause complications with treatment. These can require reduced frequency of application or other adjustments to prevent potential problems from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your veterinarian or pharmacist while using Plaqueoff (Ascophyllum Nodosum/Brewer Yeast). 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.