Vetmedin Side Effects, Drug Interactions and Adverse Reactions
Vetmedin is designed to treat a few specific types of heart health problems but it is not intended to
be a beneficial treatment for all forms of canine heart disease. There are also certain dogs that should not
take vetmedin so you will want to discuss your pet's health and history thoroughly with your veterinarian before
beginning a vetmedin regimen - including wether or not they have diabetes, metabolic disorder, other heart defects,
are lactating, or pregnant.
vetmedin side effects and related symptoms include, but are not limited to,
poor appetite, lethargy, diarrhea, shortness of breath or labored breathing, vomiting, seizures, azotemia, weakness, and
ataxia (poor coordination or unsteadiness). Allergic reactions are also possible which may include hives, itching or
difficulty breathing. Over dosage is a hazard to your pet and you should not exceed your veterinarian's
recommended allotment. Signs of an overdose include, but are not limited to, the above side effect symptoms, as well as,
drowsiness, diarrhea, weakness, fainting, coughing and other serious health issues. Drug interactions are possible with
certain pet medications including theophylline. If your dog exhibits any signs of adverse effects contact your veterinarian
Always let your veterinarian know all products your dog is taking,
including not only prescription drugs, but also their food, treats, vitamins, supplements and minerals.