|Target Animal:||Dog (Canine)|
|Pet Prescription Required?:||Yes (For UK Orders)|
|Product Name:||Vasotop Tablet 1.25mg - per Tablet|
|Pack Size:||Sold Individually|
This medication may only be supplied with a valid veterinary prescription issued by your vet. You should only purchase this item if you have or are in the process of arranging such a prescription. See information bar for further details.
Vasotop 0.625 mg tablets: orange oblong flavoured tablets half scored on both sides. Each tablet contains 0.625 mg ramipril and 1.0 mg brown ferric oxide (E 172). Vasotop 1.25 mg tablets: beige oblong flavoured tablets half scored on both sides. Each tablet contains 1.25 mg ramipril. Vasotop 2.5 mg tablets: yellow oblong flavoured tablets half scored on both sides. Each tablet contains 2.5 mg ramipril and 0.5 mg yellow ferric oxide (E 172). Vasotop 5 mg tablets: light pink oblong flavoured tablets half scored on both sides. Each tablet contains 5 mg ramipril and 0.25 mg red ferric oxide (E 172).
Vasotop is used for the treatment of congestive heart failure (NYHA decompensation grades II-IV) in dogs. Vasotop can be used in combination with diuretics and the cardiac glycosides digoxin or methyl-digoxin. Administration of Vasotop in patients with congestive heart failure improves cardiovascular function the related clinical signs and the prognosis. Vasotop has also been shown to reduce the mortality rate among patients with persistent or transient heart failure following an acute myocardial infarction.
Vasotop Dosage and administration
The therapeutic dose in the dog is 0.125 mg Vasotop per kg bw per day. Depending on the severity of pulmonary congestion the dose may be increased after 2 weeks to 0.25 mg Vasotop per kg bw per day. Treatment is once daily by mouth. Dosage Schedule: Bodyweight Vasotop Standard dose (kg) 0.625 1.25 2.5 5 = 2.5 � 2.6 - 5 1 6-10 1 11-20 1 21-40 1 41-50 1 1 51-60 1 1 The table provides a suggested tablet regime only. To ensure accurate dosing each individual should be carefully weighed before calculating the standard or double dose to be administered. The product may also be used in combination with the diuretic furosemide and/or the cardiac glycosides digoxin or methyl-digoxin. See Dosage schedule. Significant Changes
Vasotop is a POM-V (Pet Prescription Required)