If your cat has recently been diagnosed with feline diabetes, ask your veterinarian about once-daily prescription Bexacat (bexagliflozin tablets). Bexacat is the first-of-its-kind oral tablet designed to treat diabetes in cats that are otherwise healthy and have not previously been treated with insulin. Bexacat is a breakthrough cat diabetes treatment that's insulin-free and needle-free. That means you can help manage your cat's diabetes without injections.
Who is Bexacat (bexagliflozin tablets) for Cats for?
Cats 6.6 lbs & Over
Why use Bexacat (bexagliflozin tablets) for Cats?
No insulin or needles: Bexacat (bexagliflozin tablets) is the first and only oral tablet feline diabetes treatment for cats weighing more than 6.6 lbs. that have never been treated with insulin. Controls blood sugar: Bexacat eliminates excess sugar through your cat's urine by inhibiting reabsorption. Safe and effective: On the first day of dosing. with Bexacat, average blood glucose concentrations decreased by 67.8% in just 8 hours with minimal risk of hypoglycemia (Elanco Animal Health. Data on File.) One tablet once a day: Give one flavored tablet to your cat by mouth once per day with or without food.
How does Bexacat (bexagliflozin tablets) for Cats work?
Bexagliflozin, the active ingredient in Bexacat, works by inhibiting the absorption of glucose (sugar) back into your cat's bloodstream and expelling it through their urine.
How is Bexacat (bexagliflozin tablets) for Cats sold?
Sold as 15 mg flavored tablets in 30 ct or 90 ct.
What are the side effects of Bexacat (bexagliflozin tablets) for Cats?
Serious side effects have occurred, with or without warning, and have sometimes led to death in cats treated with Bexacat. Serious side effects may require your cat to be hospitalized and to be given specific treatments, including insulin. The most common side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, less interest in food or not eating, lack of energy, and dehydration. Regular check-ups by your veterinarian are needed to monitor for side effects and to tell if your cat’s blood sugar is responding to Bexacat as expected.
What special precautions are there?
Before using Bexacat, you must read the entire package insert, including the boxed warning section. Call 1-888-545-5973 or see full safety summary for more information. Do not use Bexacat in cats with diabetes mellitus who have previously been treated with insulin, who are receiving insulin, or in cats with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Do not use Bexacat in cats with evidence of hepatic disease or reduced renal function.
Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital.
How can I store Bexacat (bexagliflozin tablets) for Cats?
Store at room temperature.
Use as directed by your Veterinarian. One tablet once a day, administered at around the same time, for cats weighing >/= 6.6lbs - with or without food