Tumil-K (potassium gluconate)
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Tumil-K (potassium gluconate)

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What is Tumil-K for Cats and Dogs?

  • Tumil-K is an over-the-counter supplement that contains Potassium Gluconate.
  • Potassium is an electrolyte, which is vital for your pet’s health.
  • Low potassium levels may cause a range of health problems, including muscle weakness, impaired nerve function, and fluid imbalance due to excessive urination or diarrhea.

Why do cats and dogs use Tumil-K?

  • Your veterinarian may recommend Tumil-K or a Potassium Gluconate supplement when potassium levels in the blood are too low.
  • Low potassium blood levels is also called hypokalemia. This condition can be caused by chronic kidney disease, metabolic diseases, poor diet, or as a side effect of taking some medications.
  • Muscles, nerves, the heart, and proper fluid balance in the body all require the certain potassium levels.

What else should I know about Tumil-K?

  • Powder may be easier to dose than tablets for some dogs and cats.
  • Store at controlled room temperature 59°-86°F (15°-30°C).

What problems could my dog or cat have with Tumil-K?

  • Overdoses of potassium can be serious. An overdose may result from a large one-time dose or from giving too much over time. Contact your veterinarian immediately is you see signs such as muscular weakness, nausea, vomiting, heart rhythm problems, paralysis, or collapse.
  • Do not administer to cats with acute, oliguric, anuric, or very advanced renal failure.
  • Do not administer when high potassium levels may be encountered, such as adrenal insufficiency, acute dehydration, or urethral obstruction.

How do you use Tumil-K?

Tumil-K Powder
  • The suggested quantity for adult cats and dogs is 1/4 level teaspoon (0.65 g) per 10 lb (4.5 kg) body weight twice daily with food. Quantity may be adjusted as directed by your veterinarian.
Tumil-K Tablets
  • The suggested quantity for adult cats and dogs is one (1) tablet per 10 lb (4.5 kg) body weight twice daily. Quantity may be adjusted as directed by your veterinarian.

What is in Tumil-K?

Tumil-K Powder

  • Active Ingredients per 1/4 teaspoon (0.65 g): Potassium Gluconate 2 mEq (468 mg).
  • Inactive Ingredients: Pork liver powder.
Tumil-K Tablets
  • Active Ingredients per tablet: Potassium Gluconate 2 mEq (468 mg).
  • Inactive Ingredients: Croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Tumil-K 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 Tumil-K?

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

Who makes Tumil-K?

  • Tumil-K is made by the manufacturer Virbac.