Apoquel is not a steroid, cyclosporine, or anti-histamine. Instead it belongs to a class of drugs called Janus kinase inhibitors, which target the signaling pathwa, that results in itching and inflammation.
It starts relieving your dogs painful itchy skin in 4 hours and controls it within 24 hours. It is a prescription medication available only at your veterinarians office. Apoquel can only be administered to dogs 12 months or older and it's taking the veterinary medicine world by storm!