ProZinc Rx
Insulin, 40 Units per mL, 10 mL Vial
$108.99 per vial

ProZinc Rx

Vial
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

  • Additional $19.99 cold packed FedEx next-day service shipped Mon-Thurs required. Limit 3 vials per invoice.

  • We are unable to ship this product to Alaska or Hawaii.

What is ProZinc Insulin for Dogs and Cats?

  • Insulin is a hormone that is naturally produced by the pancreas to convert sugar (glucose) in the blood to energy for the body.
  • Insulin therapy is prescribed to dogs and cats with diabetes. Diabetic animals are either unable to produce their own insulin or cannot use it properly. 
  • Insulin helps treat diabetes in cats and dogs by normalizing the glucose level in the blood.
  • The insulin in ProZinc is Protamine Zinc Recombinant Human Insulin, a U-40, long-acting insulin. U-40 means that each milliliter of insulin is divided into 40 dosing units.
  • ProZinc syringes come in a convenient case that can be used to safely discard of the used syringes.
  • ProZinc 3/10cc syringes hold up to 12 units of insulin and have half-unit marks for easy dosing of low amounts of insulin.
  • ProZinc 1cc syringes hold up to 40 units of insulin and are best for dosing high amounts of insulin.

Why do cats and dogs use ProZinc?

  • Insulin is prescribed to dogs and cats with diabetes mellitus to help lower their blood sugar.
  • Insulin is an ongoing, supportive treatment for diabetes.

What else should I know about ProZinc?

  • ProZinc 10 mL vials should be discarded within 60 days after first puncture.
  • ProZinc 20 mL vials should be discarded within 80 days after first puncture.
  • Syringes are sold separately.
  • ProZinc syringes come in a convenient case that can be used to safely discard of the used syringes.
  • ProZinc 3/10cc syringes hold up to 12 units of insulin and have half-unit marks for easy dosing of low amounts of insulin.
  • ProZinc 1cc syringes hold up to 40 units of insulin and are best for dosing high amounts of insulin.
  • ProZinc should be used only with U-40 insulin syringes.
  • Store ProZinc Insulin in the refrigerator.
  • ProZinc is not eligible for free shipping.
  • ProZinc must be shipped next day in cold packs. Saturday delivery is an extra $20 charge to the carrier.
  • ProZinc cannot be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii.

What problems could my dog or cat have with ProZinc?

  • Insulin overdoses may be fatal. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your dog or cat is not acting normally.
  • Signs of low blood sugar include weakness, depression, lack of energy, sluggishness, stumbling when walking, behavior changes, muscle twitching, seizures, or coma. It is a medical emergency if your cat or dog is unconscious or having a seizure.

How do you use ProZinc?

  • Insulin works best when given regularly - at the same times each day and in the same way regarding feeding, such as always after a meal. Follow your veterinarian's directions.
  • Double check the dose every time before you give the insulin to prevent overdoses.
  • Keep a source of easily given sugar, such as corn syrup or honey, on hand at all times in case of low blood sugar. Follow your veterinarian's suggestions.
  • ProZinc Insulin should be mixed by gently rolling the vial prior to withdrawing each dose from the vial. Once mixed, ProZinc Insulin has a white, cloudy appearance.

What is in ProZinc?

  • The drug in ProZinc Insulin is Protamine Zinc Recombinant Human Insulin.
  • There are different kinds of insulin classified by how quickly they work, how long they last, or when they have peak effectiveness.
  • Protamine Zinc Recombinant Human Insulin is a type of long-acting insulin. Long-acting insulin reaches the bloodstream several hours after injection and tends to lower blood sugar levels for up to 24 hours.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • ProZinc is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the ProZinc?

  • Dogs and cats may use ProZinc for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.