Canine Thyroid Chew Tabs is a palatable, chewable thyroid supplement tablet containing levothyroxine sodium, used for managing cases of canine hypothyroidism where thyroid replacement therapy is indicated.Add this item to your cart:
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Levothyroxine sodium therapy is contraindicated in thyrotoxicosis, acute myocardial infarction and uncorrected adrenal insufficiency. Use in pregnant bitches has not been evaluated.
The effects of levothyroxine sodium therapy are slow to manifest.
Overdosage of any thyroid drug may produce the signs and symptoms of thyrotoxicosis including, but not limited to: polydipsia, polyuria, polyphagia, reduced heat tolerance and hyperactivity or personality change. Administer with caution to animals with clinically significant heart disease, hypertension, or other complications for which a sharply increased metabolic rate might prove hazardous.
There are no particular adverse reactions associated with levothyroxine sodium therapy at the recommended dosage levels. Overdosage will result in the signs of thyrotoxicosis listed above under precautions.
Follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for you pet.
The initial recommended dose of levothyroxine is 0.1 mg/10 lb 4.5 kg body weight twice daily. Dosage is then adjusted by monitoring the post-pill blood level of thyroid hormone in the dog every four weeks until an adequate maintenance dosage is established.
Each tablet, Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid Chewable Tablets, may be given orally to dogs as a treat, or crumbled over their food at the veterinarian-prescribed dose. If crumbled over food, consumption should be monitored.
Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid Chewable Tablets are available in 0.1 mg, 0.2 mg, 0.3 mg, 0.4 mg, 0.5 mg, 0.6 mg, 0.7 mg, 0.8 mg, 0.9 mg and 1.0 mg strength chewable tablets. Tablets are bilaterally scored for all dosage strengths, except for the 1.0 mg strength chewable tablets. The tablets are packaged in bottles of 180 tablets with childproof caps and 1,000 tablets.
Store at controlled room temperature 15° C to 30° C 59° F to 86° F and protect from light. Dispense product in this container or another tight, light-resistant container as defined in the USP.
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