Hepatology for dogs - effective treatment of liver diseases
By bringing a dog to your home, you take full responsibility for her health and life. Feeding, playing and walking is not everything.
The animal needs attention no less than man. If we have something to worry about, we can say about it, ask for help. If the disease befalls a quadruped pet, he will suffer in silence and may even die if the owner is not attentive enough to him.
General information about diseases of the liver of dogs
Most often, domestic dogs suffer from liver damage. They flow in a chronic or acute form. The most common cause of their occurrence is improper feeding and the extreme spread of autoimmune diseases.
To treat liver diseases there are many tools, one of the most effective is the hepatoprotector "Hepatovet" for dogs. Reviews of the owners, whose pets have returned to life with his help, remain the most positive.
Veterinarians distinguish several syndromes of various liver lesions:
- Syndrome of liver shunting.
- Dyspepsia syndrome.
- Syndrome of portal hypertension.
- Hemorrhagic syndrome.
- Cholestatic syndrome.
- Cytolithiasis syndrome.
Due to the content of essential phospholipids, “Hepatovat” for dogs stabilizes the regeneration and preservation of liver cells, helping to cure the above diseases.
A separate word should be said about essential phospholipids. These are substances belonging to the class of hepatoprotectors. They increase the resistance of the liver to various negative influences, contribute to its self-healing after hepatotoxic drug damage.
"Hepatovat" for dogs: instructions for use
The drug is injected through the mouth with a small portion of food, or forcibly, through a dosing syringe. Reception is performed 2-3 times a day, the course of treatment is 4-5 weeks.
The dosage of the drug is calculated based on the weight of the animal. The daily dose of medicine for small dogs, weighing up to 10 kg, should be equal to 1 ml, 2-3 times a day. Animals from 10-20 kg receive 2 ml of suspension, 4-6 times a day. At a weight of up to 30 kg, a single dose is 3 ml, 7 times a day. "Hepatovet" for dogs of large breeds from 40 kg is applied to 5 ml, up to 15 times in 24 hours.
If a dose is missed, the use of the drug continues according to the instructions without additional manipulation. Shake well for 3 minutes before use. With severe symptoms, the course of therapy can be repeated at intervals of 21 days.
Hepatoprotectant is suitable for any pet diet, regardless of the presence of food or other additives. Without any reactions, it interacts with other medicines.
Indications for use
"Hepatovet" for dogs is prescribed by a veterinarian based on the results of the examination and tests. It is recommended to use the drug in combination with other therapeutic and drugs. Possible reception and as an independent treatment for liver diseases of various origins, as well as restoring its proper operation after poisoning and other lesions.
In addition, "Hepatovat" will be used as a supportive drug when taking drugs that have a toxic effect on the liver.
Composition and dosage form
The preparation is made in the form of a suspension in plastic polymer bottles with a hermetically sealed lid, packed with cardboard packs, complete with a measuring beaker and a syringe-dispenser.
The most popular among veterinarians are medicines that are created on a plant basis. They can be referred to as "Hepatovet" for dogs. The composition of the drug includes an extract of immortelle, thistle thistle, essential phospholipids, methionine, L-ornithine.
As additional substances are sodium carboxymethylcellulose, sodium benzoate, purified water.
Contraindications and side effects
There is a small range of drugs that do not cause any negative reactions from the animal's body. These drugs include "Hepatovet" for dogs. Side effects, provided that the requirements of the instruction are strictly followed, are not detected.
In some exceptional cases, the animal may experience increased salivation, passing spontaneously after a short time.
There may be an allergic reaction. With this circumstance, the drug is withdrawn with the subsequent administration of antiallergic medicines. The drug is contraindicated in dogs with epilepsy, liver failure and hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.
"Hepatovet" for dogs stored in a sheltered from ultraviolet rays dry place, separately from food, household chemicals, feed, at a positive temperature (from 3 to 25 degrees). The storage location should not be accessible to children.
The shelf life of Hepatovet is 24 months from the production date, provided that the packaging is closed hermetically. After opening the vial, the suspension can be stored for no longer than 21 days. Use an expired product or a devastated bottle for domestic purposes is strictly prohibited.
The product with an expired shelf life, as well as empty packaging, must be disposed of together with household waste. Observe special precautions when disposing is not necessary.