(Novartis Animal Health) Atopica for Dogs is used for the control of atopic dermatitis (skin allergies) in dogs. Atopica capsules contain cyclosporine. The initial daily dose of Atopica is 3.3-6.7 mg/kg/day given as a single daily dose for 30 days. Atopica should be given at least one hour before or two hours after a meal. Atopica is approved for dogs weighing at least 4 lbs. Cyclosporine capsules, USP Modified.