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.
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.