Proin for dogs (phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride) is an effective and safe chewable supplemental product approved by the FDA. It is an effective chewable tablet for managing and treating canine urinary incontinence.
For the control of urinary incontinence due to urethral sphincter hypotonus in dogs
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Proin contains the active ingredient phenylpropanolamine, an adrenergic agent that works by tightening the bladder sphincter muscle, which helps to control urine leakage.
Proin may cause increased thirst. Make sure to provide ample fresh water. Don't give Proin with ephedrine or epinephrine, and don't give it within two weeks of using a MAOi, such as Anipryl, selegiline or a Preventic Collar.
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The total recommended dosage for oral administration is 2 mg/kg (0.91 mg/lb) of body weight twice daily. Proin is scored and dosage should be calculated in half-tablet increments. Give Proin exactly as directed by the veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Store Proin at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.
|All weights||2 mg/kg (0.91 mg/lb) of body weight twice daily|
Store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F), excursions permitted between 15-40°C (59-104°F) Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Stop giving Proin and contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet has an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue, face; and hives). Other side effects that may occur include restlessness, irritability, increased heart rate, increased blood pressure and loss of appetite. Continue to give the medication and contact your veterinarian. Other less serious side effects may occur. Contact your veterinarian about any side effects that seem bothersome.
Give the missed dose as soon as you remember during the same day. However, if you don't remember until the next day, skip the dose you missed and give only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of overdose may include increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, seizures or coma.
Do not give Proin with ephedrine or epinephrine and do not give within 2 weeks of using an MAOI such as selegiline or Preventic Collar.
Before giving Proin, tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given digoxin, NSAIDs such as aspirin or Rimadyl, tricyclic antidepressants such as clomipramine, and beta-blockers such as atenolol, or any other prescription or over the counter medications.
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has ever had an allergic reaction to this medication. Tell your veterinarian if your pet has glaucoma, hyperthyroid disease, diabetes, heart problems or high blood pressure. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.