Vivitonin is a drug usually prescribed to improve lethargy and overall health in older dogs. Tablets are typically produced as either 50 milligrams or 100 milligrams and contains propentofylline, a derivative of the drug xanthine.Continue Reading
Basically, Vivitonin works to increase the blood flow of the heart, skeletal muscle and the brain, so it often helps the dog to be more active. It is also thought to improve cardiac arrhythmia and improve heart functioning by reducing the cardiac load. It serves as a bronchodilator and also helps with breathing issues.
The drug is currently not available for sale in North America, but is available in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and certain other countries. It is sold as Karsivan in a number of European countries.Learn more about Veterinary Health
The symptoms of canine parvovirus, or CPV2, include hypothermia, fever, redness in mucous membranes, vomiting, lethargy, abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, lack of appetite or weight loss. Parvo has two forms: intestinal and cardiac. The cardiac form is frequently seen in puppies under 6 months old when they are stressed from minor surgeries or fleas.Full Answer >
Zyrtec is a popular allergy medicine doctors recommend for human patients, but according to PetMD, in the right dosage, the drug is also safe for dogs and cats. Zyrtec treats standard allergy symptoms as well as pet-specific problems like hot spots.Full Answer >
Torbutrol is one of the brand names of the veterinary drug butorphanol tartrate. Torbutrol is an opiate drug that is primarily used as a cough suppressant and short-term painkiller. It is also sold under the names Stadol and Torbugesic.Full Answer >
Dogs may be given aspirin for injuries or other short-term health issues, according to WedMD. Long-term use of aspirin by dogs is considered risky and can cause increased bleeding, which is due to its blood-thinning properties.Full Answer >