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Viokase-V Powder for Dogs & Cats

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Original price $163.44 - Original price $417.70
Original price
$163.44
$163.44 - $417.70
Current price $163.44
Size: 4 oz

VIOKASE-V is activated whole raw pancreas; a pancreatic enzyme concentrate of porcine origin containing standardized amylase, protease and lipase activities plus esterases, peptidases, nucleases and elastase. 

Why use Viokase-V Powder?

- Help digest and absorb fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. - For the treatment of pancreatic insufficiency or maldigestion syndrome. - Easily administered through food. - Effective enzyme replacement therapy for dogs.

How to use Viokase-V Powder?

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. Incubation at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before feeding appears to enhance the digestive process. Frequent feeding, at least 3 times daily, is important.

Dogs: 2-3 tablets or 3/4-1 teaspoonful (2.8 g/teaspoonful) with each meal. Cats: 1/2-1 tablet or 1/4-3/4 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.

Each tablet contains sufficient pancreatic enzymes to digest (in vitro): 33 g fat, 57 g protein, 64 g starch.

Each 2.8 grams (1 teaspoonful) contains sufficient pancreatic enzymes to digest (in vitro): 260 g fat, 388 g protein, 460 g starch.

How does Viokase-V Powder work?

Viokase is a digestive enzyme combination. It works by helping the body to digest protein, starch, and fat.It is used for those pets in which the enzymes are not produced naturally and in sufficient quantity.

Active Ingredients:

VIOKASE-V is activated whole raw pancreas; a pancreatic enzyme concentrate of porcine origin containing standardized amylase, protease and lipase activities plus esterases, peptidases, nucleases and elastase.

How is Viokase-V Powder sold?

Sold in bottles of 4 ounces, 8 ounces and 12 ounces

What are the side effects of Viokase-V Powder?

High doses may cause GI distress (diarrhea, cramping, nausea). Concentrated pancreatic enzymes can cause oral or esophageal ulcers; follow dosing with food or water. Oral bleeding has been reported in dogs after receiving pancrelipase (Rutz et al. 2002) . Dose reduction and moistening the food pancreatic/powder mix may also decrease the incidence of this adverse effect.

What special precautions are there when using Viokase-V Powder?

Discontinue use in animals with symptoms of sensitivity.

What to do in case of overdose?

In case of overdose, contact your nearest emergency animal hospital.

How can you store Viokase-V Powder?

Store at room temperature.