Vasotop 1.25 mg
- Brand: MSD
- Product Code: MSD_VST125
- Availability: In Stock
Contain the active ingredient : Ramipril belongs to a class of medications called Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. The medication works by reversing some of the damage caused by heart failure and easing the load on the heart. Some studies have shown using the medication may also reduce the mortality rate in pets with persistent or transient heart failure following an acute myocardial infarction.
Vasotop can be used alone or along with diuretics or cardiac glycosides to manage congestive heart failure (NYHA decompensation grades II-IV) in dogs.
How is it used?
Vasotop should be given to the pet as directed by a veterinarian, usually once per day. The medication can be given orally directly to the pet or hidden in their pet food. Contact a doctor for the correct length of treatment and dosage as it will depend on the condition being treated, the pet's weight and their response to the therapy. The tablets are scored to make for easier division of the tablets.
Vasotop may cause unwanted side effects such as:
- Low blood pressure
Contact a veterinarian immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
Immediately proceed to the veterinarian if your pet suffers an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Vasotop is not always suitable for all animals. Always consult your veterinarian prior to using this medication if your pet is pregnant, breastfeeding, breeding, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if it has any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the animal and the condition being treated. Do not adjust the dosage without the approval of your veterinarian. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.
Size : 28 tablets / box