UltiCare VetRx Thin Lancets Rx
26g, 100ct

UltiCare VetRx Thin Lancets Rx

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

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

What are UltiCare VetRx Thin Lancets 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.
  • Diabetic animals are either unable to produce their own insulin or cannot use it properly. 
  • Insulin injections help treat diabetes in cats and dogs by normalizing the glucose level in the blood.
  • For pets with diabetes, regular blood glucose testing is often required and getting a blood sample is not exactly easy.
  • Lancets are small, very sharp needles that are used to make a small puncture in the skin in order to get a necessary blood sample for testing.
  • Lancets are attached to lancing devices to prick the skin to get a blood sample.
  • UltiCare Lancets are designed for ease of use as well as comfort.

Why do cats and dogs use UltiCare Lancets?

  • Insulin is prescribed to dogs and cats with diabetes mellitus to help lower their blood sugar.
  • Insulin is an ongoing, supportive treatment for diabetes.
  • To ensure that the dose of insulin is correct, your veterinarian may ask you to regularly monitor your companion's blood sugar.
  • Lancets are small, sharp needles that are designed to be used with lancing devices to prick the skin to get a blood sample.

What else should I know about UltiCare Lancets?

  • VetRxDirect requires a prescription from a veterinarian to dispense Lancets.
  • Lancing devices and blood sugar test strips are sold separately.
  • These lancets are compatible with most lancing devices, including the iPet Pro and AlphaTrak II.

What problems could my dog or cat have with UltiCare Lancets?

  • Consult your veterinarian if you are having trouble using the lancets or obtaining a blood sample.

How do you use UltiCare Lancets?

  • Lancets should be used one time only.
  • Lancets need to be attached to a lancing device. These devices are sold separately.
  • Contact your local waste management or check SafeNeedleDisposal.org on how to dispose of the lancets properly.

What is in UltiCare U-100 Insulin Syringes?

  • UltiCare syringes are latex-free and feature a silicone coated barrel and tri-beveled tip for injection comfort.
  • Sold by box of 100 lancets.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • UltiCare 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 UltiCare Lancets?

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