At a Glance
Helps extend the life expectancy of dogs with congestive heart failure
Can be taken every 12 hours
Relieves heart muscle stress
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You love your dog with all your heart, so help protect your dog's heart with Vetmedin (Pimobendan). Vetmedin is a prescription inodilator that helps extend the life expectancy of dogs with congestive heart failure by helping the heart pump more efficiently.
Vetmedin opens up the blood vessels that take blood away from the heart, reducing the work heart has to do to pump blood. It also opens up the blood vessels returning blood to the heart, reducing pressure on the heart. Talk to your vet about Vetmedin to find out if it's right for your dog.
Side Effects and Warnings
Side effects may include loss of appetite, lethargy, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, weakness, incoordination, fainting, cough, and sudden death. Consult your veterinarian if any side effects occur or worsen.
Notify your veterinarian of any additional medications, including vitamins and supplements. Interactions may occur with pimobendan and verapamil, propranolol, theophylline, and pentoxifylline.
To learn more about this heart medication for dogs, talk to your veterinarian or consult with one of our pet care specialists at 1-800-844-1427.
This information is for informational purposes only and is not meant as a substitute for the professional advice of, or diagnosis or treatment by, your veterinarian. Always seek the advice of your veterinarian or other qualified professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard or delay seeking professional advice due to what you may have read on our website. Our medications are FDA approved and/or EPA regulated when and as required by law.
1.25mg chewable tablet
5mg chewable tablet
Store at room temperature away from moisture and light.
Follow the exact specifications prescribed by the veterinarian. Dose is based on body weight, divided into 2 portions to be given every 12 hours.
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Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 35
Rated 4 out of 5 by LarryTexas Effective though expensive medication.
Vetmedin is very effective in my mid sized dog. It is easy to break up and put in food. It is an expensive prescription but there seems to be no good alternative.
January 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lexi Very effective
My Lucy cannot do without Vetmedin. It clearly makes an impact on her health.
December 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Oceanbiz Price is very good
I have no way to know exactly how effective Vetmedin since my dog cannot tell me. However, I trust the Veterinarian recommendation. The price is excellent from Petcarerx.com
November 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by bubbashrimp This is working well
Our dog looks like he lost weight and he actually has in fluid around the heart. he has more energy and it is extending his life.
November 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SimonsMom Great value
So happy I stumbled upon this site.... it has saved me a LOT of money. I highly recommend it! :)
August 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Clarence Has worked great for my dog
My dog Clarence is in heart failure...the Vet prescribed a combination of Vetmedin & Digoxin... In a matter of days, he started acting like himself again... The Vet thought that he had 3 months to one year left to live... It's already been 4 months and he's doing great... I hope this product will continue to extend the life of my 12 1/2 year Dalmatian!
June 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Moirasmom1 Great product
Any product that helps to keep my baby's heart working better has my vote! She's 14 and has heart disease and she's been on this medicaiton for almost 2 years. She's doing great!! It's expensive and I do wish there was a generic version THAT WORKED AS WELL!! Because I'll pay the price as long as my girl is with me... :-) I suggest doing whatever you can to get coupons or points on the site you order it from, It really helps with the high cost.
This product helps my heart too.. because it would break if I lost my girl!
March 5, 2014
Heart & Blood Pressure
Vetmedin, when used in combination with other medications, is effective in the management of specific types of congestive heart failure in dogs. Vetmedin assists in improving the heart's function, as well as reducing the heart's workload.
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