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What should I discuss with my veterinarian while considering Vetoryl?
The treatment program is based upon the dog's response to Vetoryl, so be sure to understand what signs you should watch for, and when to contact your veterinarian. Understand what type of exams and tests will be necessary while your pet is taking Vetoryl. Discuss the risks associated with the treatment and if any additional medications are necessary.
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has liver or kidney diseases, or may be pregnant or is nursing, or if you intend to breed your pet.
Notify your veterinarian of any other medications or supplements your pet is taking, and also if your pet has had any reactions to previous medications.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give two doses at once.
What is the most important information I should know?
Fully understand your veterinarian's instructions and what side effects of the drug to watch for.
Wash your hands after giving Vetoryl to your dog, and do not handle the medication if you are pregnant.
Who should not take it?
Not for use in animals hypersensitive (allergic) to trilostane.
Do not use in pregnant animals. The safe use of this drug has not been determined in lactating dogs (females nursing their young) or dogs intended for breeding.
Do not use in animals with primary liver disease or certain kidney diseases.
What side effects may be seen when taking Vetoryl?
You may see an unexpected decrease in appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. Rarely, may see
more serious adverse effects including severe depression, bloody diarrhea, collapse, or other severe reactions, possibly leading to death. If you think your dog is having a reaction to Vetoryl, discontinue use and consult your veterinarian immediately.
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
How is it stored?
Store at room temperature in a tight, light-resistant, childproof container. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
What should I do if I know of or suspect there has been an overdose?
Should overdose occur, you may see lethargy, weakness, vomiting, or collapse. If you know or suspect your pet has had an overdose, or if you observe any of these signs in your pet, contact your veterinarian immediately.
What should I avoid when giving my pet Vetoryl?
Human Precautions: Wear gloves and/or wash hands after use. Do not open, empty or divide capsules. Do not handle capsules if you are pregnant, or may become pregnant.
Notify your veterinarian of any other medications, including vitamins and supplements your pet is taking while your pet is receiving Vetoryl. Consult your veterinarian before using Vetoryl with ACE inhibitors such as enalapril, potassium-sparing diuretics such as spironolactone, ketoconazole, or
potassium supplements since interactions may occur.
Where is more information available?
Ask your veterinarian, consult with one of our pharmacists at 1-800-447-3021, or see the
Patient Information Sheet on this medication.