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

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  • Usually ships the same weekday before 3pm CT with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

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

What are Vetmedin Chewable Tablets for Dogs and Cats?

  • Vetmedin is a prescription medication used to treat congestive heart failure in dogs and  certain cardiovascular conditions in cats. 
  • Vetmedin contains pimobendan, a dual acting drug which strengthens contractions of the heart muscle and dialates blood vessels to allow blood to flow easier.

Why is Vetmedin used for Dogs and Cats?

  • Vetmedin is labaled for the treatment of mild, moderate, or severe congestive heart failure in dogs caused by either a bad heart valve (myxomatous mitral valve disease) or a weak heart muscle (dilated cardiomyopathy). 
  • It may be prescribed extra-label use in cats with dilated cardiomyopathy or other medical conditions as determined by a veterinarian.
  • Vetmedin may also be prescribed in combination with other medications for congestive heart failure treatment.

What else should I know about Vetmedin?

  • Vetmedin chewable tablets are scored 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 Vetmedin side effects are gastrointestinal effects including poor appetite and diarrhea.
  • Contact your veterinarian if you see any new or worsening symptoms while giving Vetmedin.
  • Vetmedin is not labeled for certain heart conditions. Your veterinarian will determine if your animal has these conditions before using pimobendan.

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.
  • Vetmedin dosage will vary based on the type and severity of the condition it is prescribed for. 

What is in Vetmedin?

  • Vetmedin contains 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.

Who makes Vetmedin?

  • Vetmedin is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim.