Why was Cytopoint discontinued? Kim Coyner: 5 dogs (2%) were initially helped for the first 1-2 Cytopoint injections then subsequent injections did not help and 2 dogs (0.8%) had side effects such as lethargy and GI upset severe enough to cause discontinuation.
What are the side effects of Cytopoint injections? What are the side effects of Cytopoint for dogs? The most common side effect in dogs is lethargy and it is self-limiting. Some dogs have experienced side effects such as vomiting, hyperexcitability, painful reaction at the injection site, and urinary incontinence after receiving the Cytopoint injection.
How much does a Cytopoint injection cost for a dog? Cytopoint averages $65 to $135 per injection.
Your vet will determine the number of injections your pup will need, and they may also have additional costs for your allergy treatment plan.
How long does a Cytopoint injection last for dogs? How is Cytopoint given? Cytopoint is a small, painless injection that your veterinarian gives under your dog’s skin, similar to a vaccination. After the injection, the itch usually is reduced within a few days, and the effect lasts for 4 to 8 weeks. The injection can then be given again, as needed.