- Easy to administer.
- Simple way to manage your pets exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI).
- Can also be used to treat acute and chronic pancreatitis.
- Formulated for:dogs and cats.
Potential Side Effects:
Side effects of pancreatic enzyme, especially at higher doses, include diarrhea, excess fat in the feces, increased appetite, and weight loss.
Store at room temperature
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for your pet
Dogs: 2-3 tablets or 3/4-1 teaspoonful (2.8 g/teaspoonful) with each meal.
Cats: 1/2-1 tablet or 1/4-3/4 teaspoonful (2.8 g/teaspoonful) with each meal.
NOTE: No one regimen will be successful for every patient. The above dosage should be adjusted according to the severity of the pancreatic exocrine deficiency and weight of the animal. In cases of chronic insufficiency, the dosage should be increased until desired results are obtained.
VIOKASE-V powder is added to moistened dog food canned or dry.
Thorough mixing is necessary to bring the enzymes into close contact with the food particles.
Allow to sit at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before feeding, this appears to enhance the digestive process.
Frequent feeding, at least 3 times daily, is important.
Each 2.8 grams (1 teaspoonful) of powder contains:
Lipase 71,400 USP units
Protease 388,000 USP units
Amylase 460,000 USP units
Each 2.8 grams (1 teaspoonful) contains sufficient pancreatic enzymes to digest (in vitro):
260 g fat
388 g protein
460 g starch