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Dogs and cats suffering from diabetes mellitus can’t metabolize sugar in their bodies properly. Injectable Vetsulin gives your pet the insulin required to convert glucose into the energy your pet needs.
Diabetes is a chronic condition in cats and dogs that causes a range of symptoms. But the disease can be managed through diet and with medication like Vetsulin. This veterinary insulin is designed to help cats and dogs maintain the right blood sugar levels. The prescription medication helps the body use glucose properly so your pet has the energy he needs. Vetsulin is injected into the body and must be kept refrigerated.
VetPen is an automatic insulin delivery pen device that is designed for the injection of insulin in diabetic pets. If your pet has diabetes, your veterinarian may prescribe at home insulin injections as a method of treatment. The VetPen uses a multi-dose insulin cartridge that is selected by turning a dial on the bottom of the pen for a more accurate and convenient method of dosing. It uses replaceable, single use pen needles for the administration of insulin. VetPen is available in two increment sizes and comes with its own starter kit. Consult with your pet’s veterinarian before using this product and follow their specific instructions for use.
VetPen is available in two sizes:
VetPen Starter Kit Includes:
*VetPen is designed for use only with VetPen Needles and Vetsulin cartridges.
VetPen Needles are a single use insulin pen needle designed exclusively for use with the VetPen. It is a 29 gauge needle that is 12mm in length. Each needle comes individually packaged with two safety seals for protection. VetPen needles are triple sharpened and lubricated to help lessen discomfort of injections. Consult with your pet’s veterinarian before using this product and follow their specific instructions for use. Available in packs of 100. For use only with VetPen.
Vetsulin is a porcine insulin that is commonly used in the treatment of diabetes. Insulin is a hormone that is naturally produced by the pancreas that converts sugar (glucose) to energy. Diabetes occurs when the body does not produce insulin or is unable to use insulin properly. If you pet has been diagnosed with diabetes, your veterinarian may prescribe an insulin therapy such as vetsulin. Insulin is commonly given by subcutaneous injections (under the skin). This vetsulin is contained within a cartridge that is designed exclusively for use in the VetPen. The VetPen is an automatic insulin delivery device that features a dial for dosing and replaceable needles. Consult with your pet’s veterinarian before administering this product and follow their specific guidelines for use. This product is sold in a pack of 10 x 2.7mL vials that are measured 40 units/ml (U-40). For use only with VetPen.
Vetsulin requires overnight shipping.
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mypet.com has information and an VetPen administration video.
You can find a package label which provides more detailed information on Vetsulin's indications, forms of administration, and side effects, along with other clinical information, by following the link below:
Vetsulin's package insert does not take the place of instructions from your veterinarian. Talk to your pet’s veterinarian or pharmacist if you do not understand the information provided in this document or if you have any questions about Vetsulin insulin for dogs and cats.
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