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Vetmedin Chewable Tablets 1.25mg
*Please note that Vetmedin is changing. The packaging is changing from loose tablets to blister packs and the size of the tablet may differ.*
Vetmedin Chewable Tablets 1.25mg is for the treatment of congestive heart failure originating from dilated cardiomyopathy or valvular insufficiency in dogs.
It is supplied in 1.25mg, 5mg and 10mg tablets. either individually or in packs of 50 or 100 (depending on strength). Vetmedin can also be purchased in 5mg single capsules or in packs of 100
How does Vetmedin work? Vetmedin works by opening up the blood vessels that carry the blood to and from the heart. It reduces the work your dog's heart has to do to pump the blood around their body. It also increases the strength of your dog's heart beat, improving the pumping action.
Dosage instructions: The recommended daily dose is 0.5mg pimobendan per kg bodyweight, divided into two daily doses, preferably given 12 hours apart.
. For a bodyweight of 5kg will correspond to 1x 1.25mg tablet in morning and 1x in evening
. 20kg bodyweight - 1x 5mg tablet in morning and 1x 5mg tablet in evening
. 40kg bodyweight - 1x 10mg tablet in morning and 1x 10mg tablet in evening
You should start to see an improvement within one week of your dog starting Vetmedin and the improvements should become more noticeable as the weeks go on.
Dosage instructions shown above are for guidance only. Please always consult your Vet,
This is a prescription item and will be sent once a valid prescription is received.
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