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VetOne Thyro-Tabs for Dogs, Single Tablet Rx

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Product Description
VetOne Thyro-Tabs Canine are veterinarian-prescribed tablets formulated for dogs with underactive thyroid disease (hypothyroidism). They are made as a replacement therapy.
Who is VetOne Thyro-Tabs for Dogs, Single Tablet for?
For dogs with hypothyroidism.
Why use VetOne Thyro-Tabs for Dogs, Single Tablet?
Thyro-Tabs® Canine are made for use in dogs with diminished thyroid function. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not make adequate amounts of thyroid hormone. Thyro-Tabs® Canine works as a replacement therapy to balance the thyroid hormone, which leads to an improvement in the dog's physical and mental health.
How does VetOne Thyro-Tabs for Dogs, Single Tablet work?
This product contains synthetic tetraiodothyronine sodium salt, also called T4. T4 is an identical replica of the naturally-produced canine thyroid hormone. For this reason, this medication is a proven replacement therapy solution for dogs with underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism).
Active Ingredients(s):
Contains Levothyroxine Sodium, USP.
How is VetOne Thyro-Tabs for Dogs, Single Tablet sold?
Sold individually in strengths ranging from 0.1 mg to 1 mg.
What are the side effects of VetOne Thyro-Tabs for Dogs, Single Tablet?
Possible side effects include:
  • Anorexia
  • Polydipsia
  • Pruritus
  • Dermatitis
  • Hyperactivity
  • Allergic Reactions with Symptoms Such As Pruritus, Hives, Rash, and/or Facial Swelling
  • Diarrhea
  • Seborrhea
  • Tachypnea
  • Polyuria
  • Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa)
  • High or Low Concentrations of Serum Total Thyroxine
  • Elevated Liver Enzymes (ALP, ALT, or AST), which usually resolves without veterinary intervention
  • Collapse
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lethargy
  • Vomiting
  • Elevated Hematocrit and Red Blood Cell Counts
What special precautions are there?
  • Wash hands thoroughly after use.
  • For dogs with hypothyroidism and cardiac disease, close monitoring should be ensured while a proper dose is being established. Your veterinarian may find it necessary to adjust the dog's levothyroxine sodium or cardiac medication dosage, based upon the individual clinical response of the dog.
  • Do not administer to dogs with uncontrolled adrenal insufficiency or thyrotoxicosis.
  • Keep away from children.
  • Following excess thyroid hormone exposure in utero, the offspring of rodents and humans have shown defects in the morphological thyroid gland and hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis dysfunction.
  • Not proven safe for use in lactating, pregnant, or breeding dogs.
  • If accidentally ingested, seek treatment at once. Be sure to have the product label handy for physician reference.
What to do if overdose?
Treatment should take place at a nearby animal emergency hospital if overdose occurs.
How can I store VetOne Thyro-Tabs for Dogs, Single Tablet?
Store at controlled room temperature away from light and moisture. Excursions may take place from temperatures of 9° to 86°F (15° to 30°C).
Helpful Tips:
Some of the most frequently-reported clinical signs of hypothyroidism include:
  • Scaling
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Bradycardia
  • Alopecia
  • Weight Gain
  • Lethargy
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Seborrhea
If you believe that these symptoms describe your dog, notify your veterinarian for a proper diagnosis.
  • Your veterinarian will monitor your pet's T4 concentration (total thyroxine) and adjust his or her daily dosage accordingly to obtain a proper maintenance dosage.
  • Thyro-Tabs® may be administered with food or without.
  • Administer as directed by your veterinarian.
  • Typically, the recommended initial dosage is 0.1 mg for every 10 pounds of body weight administered once daily, or divided to administer a half dose twice daily.
Main Ingredients
Levothyroxine Sodium, USP (Tetraiodothyronine Sodium Salt)