Amy Van Gels, DVM

Amy Van Gels, DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Amy Van Gels

Recent Articles

Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim (Bactrim®, Bactrim DS®, Sulfatrim®)
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet. What Is Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim (SMZ-TMP)?Some antibiotics contain more than one drug because the combined product...
Capstar® (Nitenpyram)
Capstar® (Nitenpyram)
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet. What is Capstar®? Capstar® (nitenpyram) is a fast-acting, oral medication used to treat fleas in cats and dogs....
Cerumene™ (Squalene)
Cerumene™ (Squalene)
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet. What is Cerumene™?Cerumene™ is an over-the-counter (no prescription needed) ear-cleaning liquid for dogs and cats. It...
Albon® (sulfadimethoxine)
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet.   What is Albon®?Albon® (sulfadimethoxine) is a sulfonamide antibiotic commonly used to treat coccidiosis in dogs,...
Pyrantel Pamoate
Pyrantel Pamoate
PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet.   What is Pyrantel Pamoate?Pyrantel pamoate is a common parasiticide used to treat intestinal parasites in puppies, dogs,...
Apoquel® (oclacitinib)
Apoquel® (oclacitinib)
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. PetMD’s medications content was written and reviewed by veterinary professionals to answer your most common questions about how medications function, their side effects, and what species they are prescribed for. This content shouldn’t take the place of advice by your vet. What is Apoquel®?Apoquel® is an allergy...