Vetmedin 5mg Hard Capsule for Dogs

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Vetmedin should only be used to treat cardiac insufficiency in dogs. It shouldn't be used with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy cases or where cardiac output cannot be increased because of functional or anatomical causes. Read product data for full contraindications and warnings.

Vetmedin 5mg Hard Capsules for Dogs 

Vetmedin hard capsules for dogs are indicated for the treatment of:

  • Canine congestive heart failure originating from dilated cardiomyopathy or valvular insufficiency (mitral and/or tricuspid valve regurgitation).
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy in the preclinical stage (asymptomatic with an increase in left ventricular end-systolic and end-diastolic diameter) in Doberman Pinschers following echocardiographic diagnosis of cardiac disease.
  • Dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) in the preclinical stage (asymptomatic with a systolic mitral murmur and evidence of increased heart size) to delay the onset of clinical symptoms of heart failure.

Please make sure you order what is written on your prescription (capsules or tablets) as the capsules cannot be split in half for half dosage

Please select the medication size and type (e.g. tablet/capsule) exactly as stated on your prescription.

Read all product instructions carefully and use as directed by your vet.

Vetmedin Capsules should be given about an hour before food. Dosage is calculated according to bodyweight.

Prescription required If you are ordering a product for which a Prescription is required you need to:

1) Obtain a valid prescription from your vet

2) Upload your prescription when you place your order or post, fax or email it to us In some cases, such as for controlled drugs (e.g. Epiphen) we require the original prescription to be posted to us.

See further details on Obtaining a prescription and Repeat prescriptions in our Prescription Regulations document
Animal registration required Like you, we care about the wellbeing of your pets. It is therefore essential to register them individually with Animed Direct so that our Registered Qualified Persons (RQPs) can ensure all prescribed and restricted products are being purchased for the correct species according to weight and size.
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We understand that there are essential items which you need to purchase for your pet on a regular basis, such as food and medication. So to make life easier, you can set up a Scheduled Order with Animed Direct and we’ll schedule the order to repeat automatically for you at a frequency of your choosing.
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Note: Please select size and quantity as shown on your prescription

Vetmedin 5mg Hard Capsules for Dogs. Prescription Only Medication (POM-V). Used to help treat dogs with heart failure caused by weakened, enlarged hearts or leaky heart valves.