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Comparable Brand Name & Generic Pet Medications


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You can save money on your pet's medications with just a little bit of research and knowing what comparable products or generic equivalents are available. Generic prescription pet meds go through a rigorous approval process wtih the FDA that confirms they meet the same quality standards as the name brand and that they have the same effectiveness as the name brand. VetDepot carries a wide variety of generic products like pain relievers, ulcer treatments, and pancreatic enzymes to make sure you save more while giving your pet the best.

Check out the chart below to see common pet medications and some of the generic equivalents or comparable alternatives. Remember to consult your veterinarian before giving your pet any new medication or supplement, and be sure to follow their instructions and the manufacturer's guidelines.

Comparable Brand Name & Generic Pet Medications


Brand Name Generic Name Category Species Ingredients
Actigall Ursodiol Liver & Gallbladder Medication Dogs, Cats Ursodiol
Biomox Anoxicillin Antibiotic Dogs, Cats, Horses, Small Pets, Livestock Amoxicillin
Atarax Hydroxyzine HCl Antihistamine Dogs, Cats Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride
Azulfidine Sulfasalazine Antibacterial & Anti-inflammatory Dogs, Cats Sulfasalzine
Bactrim, Septra SMZ-TMP Antibiotic Dogs, Cats Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim
Carafate Sucralfate Ulcer Treatment Dogs, Cats, Horses Sucralfate
Cefa-Drops, Rilexine Cephalexin Antibiotic Dogs, Cats Cephalosporin
CitraVet Urocit-K, K-CIT-V, Potassium Citrate, Pala-Tech Potassium Citrate Antibiotic Dogs, Cats Potassium Citrate
Clinsol Antirobe, Clindamycin Antibiotic Dogs, Cats Clindamycin Hydrochloride
Clomicalm Clomipramine HCl Anxiety Relief Dogs Clomipramine Hydrochloride
Cyanoject, Rubesol, Crysti, Crystamine Vitamin B12 Vitamin Dogs Cyanocobalamin (B12)
Decadron Prednisolone Acetate Ophthalmic Suspension Corticosteroid Dogs, Cats Prednisolone Acetate 1%
Diamox, Dazamide Acetazolamide Diuretic Dogs, Cats, Horses Acetazolamide
Diflucan Fluconazole Antifungal Dogs, Cats, Horses Fluconazole
Disal, Lasix, Salix Furosemide Diuretic Dogs, Cats, Horses Furosemide
Droncit Tape Worm Tabs Dewormer Dogs, Cats Praziquantel
Drontal (cats only) Virbantel (dogs only), D-Worm Combo (dogs only), Sentry HC WormX Plus (dogs only) Dewormer Dogs, Cats Praziquantel and Pyrantel Pamoate
Elavil Amitriptyline Anxiety Relief Dogs, Cats Amitriptyline
Enacard Enalapril ACE Inhibitor Dogs, Cats Enalapril Maleate
Enulose, Cephulac Lactulose Laxative Dogs, Cats Lactulose Solution
Etogesic Etodolac Pain Reliever Dogs Etodolac
Flagyl Metronidazole Antibiotic Dogs, Cats Metrondiazole
Florinef Fludrocortisone Corticosteroid and Addison's Disease Treatment Dogs, Cats Fludrocortisone Acetate
GastroGard, UlcerGard GastroMax3 Ulcer Treatment Horses Omeprazole
Glucotrol Glipizide Blood Sugar Medication Cats Glipizide
Heartgard Plus Tri-Heart Plus Heartworm Preventative Dogs Ivermectin and Pyrantel Pamoate
Ivomec Ivermectin Dewormer Livestock Ivermectin 1%
Lotensin Benazepril ACE Inhibitor Dogs, Cats Benazepril Hydrochloride
Maxitrol Neo-Poly-Dex Antibiotic Dogs, Cats Neomycin, Polymyxin B, and Dexamethasone
Medrol, PrednisTab Prednisolone Corticosteroid Dogs, Cats Methylprednisolone
Mericorten, Deltasone, Sterapred Prednisone Corticosteroid Dogs, Cats Prednisone
Neobacimyx, TriOptic-P Neo-Poly-Bac Antibiotic Dogs, Cats Neomycin, Polymyxin B, and Bacitracin
Nizoral Ketoconazole Antifungal Dogs, Cats Ketoconazole
Norvasc Amlodipine Besylate Blood Pressure Medication Dogs, Cats Amlodipine Besylate
Otomax Vetromax, Otibiotic Antibiotic Dogs Gentamicin, Betamethasone, and Clotrimazole
Pancrezyme, Viokase-V Bio Case V, Epizyme Pancreatic Enzymes Dogs, Cats Lipase, Protease, and Amylase
Panmycin Tetracycline Antibiotic Dogs, Cats, Horses Tetracycline
Panolog Animax, EnteDerm Antibacterial Ointment Dogs, Cats Nystatin-Neomycin Sulfate-Thiostrepton-Triamcinolone Acetonide
Periactin Cyproheptadine Antihistamine Dogs, Cats Cyproheptadine
Phenylzone Phenylbutazone Pain Reliever Horses Phenylbutazone
Potassiject Potassium Chloride Potassium Deficiency Medication Dogs, Cats, Horses Potassium Chloride
PromAce Acepromazine Tranquilizer Dogs, Cats Acepromazine
Reglan, Maxolon Metoclopramide Anti-Nausea Medication Dogs, Cats Metoclopramide
Rimadyl Carprofen, Novox, Vetprofen Pain Reliever Dogs Carprofen
Robaxin V Methocarbamol Muscle Relaxer Dogs, Cats, Horses Methocarbamol
Simplicef Cefpodoxime Antibiotic Dogs Cefpodoxime Proxetil
Soloxine Thyro-Tabs, Pala-Tech Thyroid Tablets, ThyroVet (horses only), Thyro-L (horses only) Thyroid Medication Dogs, Horses Levothyroxine Sodium
Tagamet Cimetidine Ulcer Treatment Dogs, Cats, Horses Cimetidine
Tapazole, Felimazole Methimazole Thyroid Medication Cats Methimazole
Tavist Clemastine Antihistamine Dogs, Cats Clemastine Fumarate
Theo-Dur Theophylline Bronchodilator Dogs, Cats Theophylline
Trusopt Dorzolamide Glaucoma Medication Dogs, Cats Dorzolamide 2%
Tumil-K Potassa-Chew, Renal K+, RenaKare Potassium Supplement Dogs, Cats Potassium Gluconate
Ultram Tramadol Pain Reliever Dogs Tramadol Hydrochloride
Vistaril Hydroxyzine Pamoate Antihistamine Dogs, Cats Hydroxyzine Pamoate
VetOne Vitamin K1 Pala-Tech Vitamin K1, V.E.T. Pharmaceuticals Vitamin K1 Vitamin Dogs, Cats Vitamin K1
Zyloprim Allopurinol Kidney Stone Medication Dogs, Cats Allopurinol

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