VIOKASE-V is made up of raw, activated pancreas. Standardized elastase, nucleases, peptidases, lipase, protease, esterases, and amylase are all included in this porcine pancreatic enzyme concentrate.
Who is Viokase-V Powder for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Viokase-V Powder?
Viokase is an enzyme replacement treatment that treats maldigestion syndrome and pancreatic insufficiency. It aids in the digestion and absorption of carbs, proteins, and fats and is simple to incorporate into your pet's diet.
How does Viokase-V Powder work?
Viokase is a digestive enzyme supplement that aids in the digestion of fat, carbohydrate, and protein. It is advised for pets that do not produce enough enzymes on their own.
VIOKASE-V is activated whole raw pancreas; a pancreatic enzyme concentrate of porcine origin containing standardized amylase, protease and lipase activities plus esterases, peptidases, nucleases and elastase.
How is Viokase-V Powder sold?
Sold in 4, 8, and 12 oz bottles.
What are the side effects of Viokase-V Powder?
At high doses, gastrointestinal effects have been reported, such as: Nausea Cramping Diarrhea Esophageal or oral effects as a result of concentrated pancreatic enzyme intake Typically, giving water or food after this product can reduce these signs. After use of this product, certain dogs have exhibited oral bleeding. Chances of this reaction can be reduced by moistening the mixture before feeding or reducing the dose.
What special precautions are there?
Withdraw use if the animal shows symptoms of sensitivity.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Viokase-V Powder?
Keep at room temperature between 68-77° F
This product effectively treats acute pancreatic disorders. In addition, it treats chronic digestive problems and pancreatic conditions. For animals suffering from chronic pancreatitis, replacement therapy may be used long-term.
To aid digestion, leave at room temperature for 15 -20 minutes before feeding. It is essential to feed your pet on a regular basis (at least 3 times per day). Viokase-V pills should be taken before each meal. Add Viokase-V powder to dry or canned wet dog food to administer. Combine vigorously to ensure that the enzymes are in close touch with the food particles. There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. The dose should be adjusted according to the animal's weight and the degree of their pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. If the animal has chronic insufficiency, gradually increase the dosage until significant effects are obtained. A single pill provides enough pancreatic enzymes to digest 64 grams of carbohydrate, 57 grams of protein, and 33 grams of fat in vitro. One teaspoon of pancreatic enzyme powder digests 460 grams of carbohydrate, 388 grams of protein, and 260 grams of fat in vitro. Every meal, give 2 to 3 tablets (or 3/4 to 1 teaspoon) to dogs. With each meal, give 1/2 to 1 tablet or 1/4 to 3/4 teaspoon to cats.
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