Vetoryl Capsules 5 mg are an FDA-Approved solution used to treat dogs with pituitary-dependent and adrenocortical tumor-dependent hyperadrenocorticism. Hyperadrenocorticism is also commonly known as Cushing's Disease.
Vetoryl uses a chemical (Trilostane) that controls the adrenal gland's excess production of cortisol, a hormone released into the bloodstream during times of stress.
Do not give this medication to dogs with kidney or liver disease. Vetoryl capsules should not be given to dogs taking certain medications or dogs that are pregnant. Speak with your veterinarian about all medications your dog is taking, including over-the-counter medicines.
Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian.Wash your hands after use. Do not handle the capsules if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you.
|3.8 to 10 lbs||One 10 mg capsule daily|
|10 to 22 lbs||One 30 mg capsule daily|
|22 to 44 lbs||One 60 mg capsule daily|
|44 to 88 lbs||One 120 mg capsule daily|
|88 to 132 lbs||One 120 mg capsule of 120 mg and one 60 mg capsule daily (180 mg total)|
|Over 132 lbs||Administer the appropriate amount of capsules based on dog's weight. Speak with your veterinarian to help you determine the correct dosage for your dog.|
Store at room temperature 25°C (77°F) with excursions between 15°- 30°C (59°- 86°F) permitted. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
The use of Vetoryl Capsules is contraindicated in dogs that have demonstrated hypersensitivity to trilostane. Do not use Vetoryl Capsules in animals with primary hepatic disease or renal insufficiency . Do not use in pregnant dogs. Studies conducted with trilostane in laboratory animals have shown teratogenic effects and early pregnancy loss.
Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one as directed. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of Vetoryl overdose may include lethargy, weakness, vomiting, or collapse.
Do not give Vetoryl to dogs with kidney or liver disease. Do not give to pregnant or nursing dogs or dogs intended for breeding. Do not touch Vetoryl capsules if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.
Before giving Vetoryl tell your veterinarian if your pet is also taking ACE inhibitors such as enalapril, potassium sparing diuretics such as spironolactone, ketoconazole, or potassium supplements. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over the counter medicines or nutritional supplements.
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney or liver disease. Tell your veterinarian about any other medical problems or allergies your dog has now or has had in the past. Tell your veterinarian about any medications your dog is taking including over the counter products and nutritional supplements. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant, nursing, or if you plan to breed your dog.