Vetmedin (pimobendan) Chewable Tablets Rx
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Vetmedin (pimobendan) Chewable Tablets Rx

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

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

What are Vetmedin Chewable Tablets for Dogs and Cats?

  • PLEASE NOTE: Our pharmacy is aware of the shortage of this drug and the concerns that customers have about its availability. If you were able to place an order, a bottle has been reserved for you. Please also note that at this time we can only fill one bottle of Vetmedin per pet per order.
  • Vetmedin is different than many congestive heart failure medications because it works in two ways to reduce stress on the heart muscle and improve its ability to pump blood.
  • Prescription Vetmedin dilates the blood vessels that move blood away from the heart and it also strengthens contractions in the heart muscle. 
  • The active ingredient in Vetmedin is Pimobendan. 
  • Many dogs that are suffering from congestive heart failure and take Vetmedin experience improved quality of life and greater longevity.

Why do cats and dogs use Vetmedin?

  • Veterinarians prescribe Vetmedin for dogs and cats with congestive heart failure.
  • The drug in Vetmedin, Pimobendan, is effective for many dogs because is helps the heart work more efficiently, which eases the workload on the heart muscle and may help the dog live longer and have a better quality of life.
  • Vetmedin may be prescribed for bad heart valves, such as myxomatous mitral disease, or weak heart muscle, also known as dilated cardiomyopathy.

What else should I know about Vetmedin?

  • Treats mild or moderate congestive heart failure in dogs.
  • Helps the heart pump blood more efficiently.
  • May lengthen life span.
  • Chewable tablets for easy dosing.
  • Please note that due to short supply from the manufacturer, at this time we can only fill one bottle of Vetmedin per pet per order. VetRxDirect understands how important this medication is, and we sincerely appreciate your assistance in helping as many pets as possible.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Vetmedin?

  • The most common side effects are poor appetite and diarrhea.
  • Contact your veterinarian if you see any new or worsening symptoms while giving Vetmedin.

How do you use Vetmedin?

  • Vetmedin works best when given on an empty stomach. Follow your veterinarian's directions.
  • Do not stop giving Vetmedin without talking to your veterinarian.

What is in Vetmedin?

  • The drug in Vetmedin is Pimobendan.
  • Pimobendan is an inodilator that improves the heart's action by making the heart muscle pump harder while relaxing blood vessels to allow the blood to flow more easily.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Vetmedin 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 Vetmedin?

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