Viokase-V pancreatic enzymes is used in the treatment of pancreatic insufficiency or maldigestion syndrome.
It is used in dogs and cats and is available as tablets and powder.Add this item to your cart:
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Dosage and Administration:
The VIOKASE-V tablets are administered before each meal.
VIOKASE-V powder is added to moistened dog food canned or dry.
Thorough mixing is necessary to bring the enzymes into close contact with the food particles.
Allow to sit at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before feeding, this appears to enhance the digestive process.
Frequent feeding, at least 3 times daily, is important.
Dogs: 2-3 tablets or ¾-1 teaspoonful 2.8 g/teaspoonful with each meal.
Cats: ½-1 tablet or ¼-¾ teaspoonful 2.8 g/teaspoonful with each meal.
NOTE: No one regimen will be successful for every patient. The above dosage should be adjusted according to the severity of the pancreatic exocrine deficiency and weight of the animal. In cases of chronic insufficiency, the dosage should be increased until desired results are obtained
Stop using the medicine in animals that show symptoms of hypersensitivity or allergy to the drug. Do not administer the drug in animals are allergic to pork proteins.
Viokase-V causes only partial side effects. Serious side effects come only with high doses. The prominent side effects of Viokase-V include diarrhea, weight loss, and increased appetite.