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PancreVed is used as a digestive aid in replacement therapy where digestion of protein, carbohydrate and fat is inadequate due to exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.

For: Cats and Dogs

Benefits:

How it works: The pancreatic enzymes in PancreVed help to digest fat, protein, and sugars.

Cautions: Tell your veterinarian if your pet has an allergy to pork. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given antacids such as Maalox, H2 blockers such as cimetidine or proton pump inhibitors such as Prilosec. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.

Ingredients

PancreVed for Dogs and Cats:
Active Ingredients (per 425mg tablet) Strength
Lipase 9,000 USP units
Protease 57,000 USP units
Amylase 64,000 USP units
Vitamin A 1,000 IU
Vitamin D3 100 IU
Vitamin E 10 IU

Directions

Dosage & Administration: Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. PancreVed should be given with food. Keep this medication away from children and pets.

Directions:

Tip: PancreVed should be given with food.

 
Dosage:
Pet Weight Dosage
Dogs: All weights 2-3 tablets before feeding
Cats: All weights ½ - 1 tablet before feeding
Horses: X X

Possible side effects of PancreVed: If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving PancreVed and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips; tongue or face; hives). Continue giving PancreVed and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences diarrhea or loose stools. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.

If you miss giving a dose: Give the missed dose as soon as you remember during the same day. However, if you don't remember until the next day, skip the dose you missed and give only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose of the medication.

If you overdose the pet: Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of PancreVed overdose may include diarrhea, excess fat in the feces, increased appetite, and weight loss.

 

What should I avoid while giving PancreVed: PancreVed should not be given to pets allergic to it, or to pets allergic to pork. The pet owner should avoid inhaling the powder as it might irritate the mouth.

What other drugs will affect PancreVed: Tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given antacids such as Maalox, H2 blockers such as cimetidine or proton pump inhibitors such as Prilosec. Drugs other than those listed may also interact with PancreVed. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over the counter medicines.