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.Know More
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
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 >
Many studies have linked the consumption of grapes with severe health issues in dogs. Many dogs who have eaten grapes or raisins have been seen to develop kidney failure and related issues.Full Answer >
If the dog is in good health, changing the dog's diet, slowing down the dog's eating and administering probiotics or dietary supplements may help reduce gas. Dogs showing signs of illness, such as diarrhea, vomiting and loss of appetite, along with gas should visit a vet for treatment. Consult with a vet before making any changes to a dog's diet or administering medications in an attempt to address gas issues.Full Answer >