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Warning Text: Contact your veterinarian immediately if pet eats more than the prescribed amount.;Store in a tight, light resistant, childproof container in a cool, dry place at room temperature away from heat and direct sunlight. Keep this and all medication out of reach of children and pets. Pimobendan is not for use in humans. Call your physician immediately if you accidentally take this product.;Continue giving the medication but contact your veterinarian if your pet develops: decreased appetite, drowsiness, diarrhea, labored breathing, weakness, incoordination, behavior changes (anxiety, convulsions), excessive thirst and urination, and/or rapid heartbeat, fainting, accumulation of fluid in the lungs or abdomen, and/or a cough. May increase the development of arrhythmias. Stop giving the medication and contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet has an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing, swollen lips/tongue/face), experiences scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums and/or coma.
Instructions: Read and follow the label carefully. Give the exact amount prescribed and only as often as directed. The dose should be divided into two portions and given 12 hours apart. Ideally, give the medication at the same time(s) daily. May be used in an acute situation or used long-term. Give this medication for as long as veterinarian directs. Do not skip doses or stop giving the medication without consulting your veterinarian. Baseline blood work to assess your pet's health before starting this drug is recommended. Periodic blood work to monitor its effect is also advised if long-term therapy is necessary. Dose adjustments will be made based upon the results and an assessment of how your dog is responding clinically. Call ahead for refills.