What is compounding?
Drug compounding is often regarded as the process of combining or mixing drugs to create a medication tailored to the needs of an individual patient.
The generic form of Vetmedin is Pimobendan.
Vetmedin is in limited supply. Orders placed will be shipped as product continues to come off backorder.
Finasteride (Proscar or Propecia) is a medication used in dogs to restore infertility issues caused by benign prostatic hypertrophy (an enlargement of the prostate gland caused by hormones) and treat the general clinical signs associated with it.
Finasteride is a hormone antagonist which stops testosterone from being converted to dihydrotestosterone, the hormone that stimulates prostate growth. Finasteride can be used to help with signs related to benign prostatic hypertrophy such as increased urge to urinate, straining to defecate, and blood in the urine.
Finasteride blocks production of the body's male hormone, which causes prostate enlargement.
Finasteride for dogs is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate) in dogs.
Please use according to your veterinarian's instructions.
Finasteride is generally well tolerated but GI side effects are possible and decreased semen volume.
Finasteride is should not be used in sexually developing male dogs, pregnant animals and animals allergic to it.
Pregnant or women of childbearing potential should use caution when handling this medication.
Overdoses can be very dangerous. Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian.
If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give two doses at once.
This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed.