Posts tagged "Vetsulin"

Diabetes in Cats, and Testosterone

Diabetes in Cats, and Testosterone
Q: Two of my medical patients have taken the liberty of successfully using their own testosterone injectables on their cats to reverse diabetes. I thought you might want to pass this information along. — E.L., via cyberspace A: No, thank you. Instead, I’ll pass along this information: “Don’t do it!” implores feline veterinarian Dr. Susan... Read more »

Does Testosterone Reverse Diabetes in Cats?

Does Testosterone Reverse Diabetes in Cats?
Q: Two of my medical patients have taken the liberty of successfully using their own testosterone injectables on their cats to reverse diabetes. I thought you might want to pass this information along. — E.L., via cyberspace A: No, thank you. Instead, I’ll pass along this information: “Don’t do it!” implores feline veterinarian Dr. Susan... Read more »

Problems with Drug for Diabetes

The following is from the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced February 4, 2011 an anticipated shortage of Vetsulin (porcine insulin zinc suspension), a product used to treat diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats. Vetsulin is manufactured by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health and is only available to animals currently enrolled... Read more »
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STOP Using Vetsulin On Diabetic Pets: Contact Your Veterinarian

According to the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, consult your veterinarian before using Vetsulin until further notice. A problem with the insulin product may cause instability, which may be dangerous, creating unpredictable fluctuations in glucose levels in diabetic patients. Vetsulin is the most common insulin product used for diabetic dogs, and it’s also used for... Read more »