Cytopoint® (lokivetmab)

Active ingredient:


Drug description:

It is an antibody that neutralizes interleukin-31, a molecule found in the skin of dogs affected by environmental allergies and which causes itching.


Cytopoint® is used in allergic dogs to reduce the intensity of their itching. It is effective in about 24 to 48 hours.

Side effects:

These are rare and very light.

Drug interactions:

No drug interactions are reported for this medication.

Formulations available:

Cytopoint® is available as an injectable liquid.


It must be kept in the refrigerator.


Cytopoint® might be less effective in the presence of a bacterial infection.

Its effect lasts on average for about 1 month.