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  • Chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide are diuretics. They are used to help reduce the amount of water in the pet’s body by increasing the flow of urine. These medications are also used to treat high blood pressure by decreasing the workload of the heart and arteries.

  • Chlorpheniramine maleate is an antihistamine. Antihistamines are used to relieve or prevent the symptoms of allergy. Your veterinarian may prescribe this medication to prevent itching in dogs and cats. It may also be beneficial for managing cats that excessively groom themselves.

  • Chlorpromazine is primarily used to prevent vomiting. Your veterinarian may prescribe chlorpromazine to treat other conditions.

  • Cimetidine is a histamine-blocking agent. It helps reduce the amount of gastric acid secreted in the stomach. Cimetidine has been used for treating and preventing ulcers. It has also been used to treat gastritis and other reflux and hypersecretory conditions.

  • Fluoroquinolones are antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections. This medication has been prescribed to treat a bacterial infection of the eye. These infections may occur on the cornea (clear part of the eye) or in the conjunctiva (pink parts around the eyelids).

  • Ciprofloxacin and enrofloxacin are fluoroquinolone antibiotics. These medications are prescribed to treat bacterial infections. It may be prescribed for your animal to treat urinary tract, skin or respiratory tract infections.

  • Cisapride is used in small animals to stimulate intestinal contractions, and to treat chronic constipation or other conditions where food and waste materials have stopped moving through the gastrointestinal tract. This medication also speeds up the time taken to empty the stomach.

  • Clindamycin is an antibiotic used to treat the following bacterial infections in dogs and cats: wounds, abscesses and inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone. It may also be used to treat protozoal infections including toxoplasmosis.

  • Your veterinarian has prescribed clomipramine to treat a behavioral problem. In dogs, it is used to treat obsessive-compulsive behavior, separation anxiety or dominance aggression. In cats, clomipramine may be used to prevent urine marking/spraying, inter-cat aggression and compulsive grooming. Clomipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant.

  • Clorazepate is a benzodiazepine. This class of medicines is used to slow down the nervous system. Clorazepate is used to relieve anxiety, as a hypnotic-sedative agent and as an anti-convulsant. In dogs, clorazepate is often administered with phenobarbital and used to help treat convulsions.