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Vetmedin Chewable Tablets 10mg

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Vetmedin Chewable Tablets 10mg

Vetmedin Chewable Tablets are used in the treatment of canine congestive heart failure in dogs - originating from dilated cardiomyopathy or valvular insufficiency.
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Vetmedin 10mg Flavoured Tablets for Dogs are used to treat dogs suffering from canine congestive heart failure caused by an enlarged heart or mitral and/or tricuspid valve insufficiency. Vetmedin 10mg tablets help to stimulate the heart muscle and can help to reduce the progression of damage to the heart.

The brown Vetmedin 10mg tablets contain 10mg of the active ingredient Pimobendan and are scored to help you split the Vetmedin tablets should the dosage require it.

Each Vetmedin 10mg tablet is meat flavoured to help enhance the palatability of the medication and to aid administration as it usually needs to be given on an empty stomach

When used in cases of valvular insufficiency in conjunction with Frusemide (also available as Frusedale & Frusecare), the product has been shown to improve the quality of life and extend life expectancy in treated dogs. Vetmedin is often also used in conjunction with other medications, such as Fortekor, Digoxin and Prilactone.

Vetmedin is also available as a 5mg capsule or 1.25mg and 5mg chewable tablets to accommodate different sizes and breeds of dog.

Non-Prescription supplements can also be beneficial to animals with cardiovascular health and inflammatory disease. Products such as Gomega Liquid are often recommended.

Special Instructions & Dose

Vetmedin should be administered orally approximately one hour before feeding. The preferable daily dose is 0.5 mg pimobendan/kg body weight, divided into two daily doses. One half of the dose should be given in the morning and the other half approximately 12 hours later although your Veterinary Surgeon will advise you in more detail when prescribing the medication. 

Vetmedin chewable tablets should not be used in cases of hypertrophic cardiomyopathies or clinical conditions where an augmentation of cardiac output is not possible for functional or anatomical reasons.

The tablets are flavoured. In order to avoid any accidental ingestion, store tablets out of reach of animals.

The product should only be used in dogs with cardiac insufficiency. Do not exceed the recommend dosage.

Do not store above 25°C. Store in a dry place.

Divided tablets should be returned to the open blister pocket and placed back in the cardboard box.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children. For animal treatment only.

Instructions

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Delivery Info

For orders over £39 postage is free. For orders under £39 we charge £2.99.

For Light items (under 2kg) our standard method is Royal Mail First Class (there are a few exceptions, so if in doubt check our Delivery page).

To get it faster you can upgrade Light items to a Guaranteed Next Day Courier service, Saturday Courier or even before 12 noon services. There's a small fee, but if you're in a hurry they are worth considering. To qualify for next working day delivery, orders must be placed before 12 Noon Monday to Thursday. There is no standard Saturday courier delivery.

Heavy items weighing 2kg and more are sent via courier. If ordered before noon Monday to Thursday, Heavy items will be delivered next working day. Heavy items ordered after 12 Noon Friday, or anytime Saturday and Sunday will dispatched on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.

All exceptions to these guidelines are noted in the product description.

For more information, view our Delivery page.

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