Only insulin FDA approved for cats.
Helps control cats diabetes and associated symptoms.
Contains protamine and zinc which allows for a long-lasting effect(10-14 hours) which results in a stable blood glucose(sugar) level.
Can be given by injection at home the supervision of a veterinarian.
Possible Side Effects: The most common side effect associated with ProZinc and other insulin is low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Some symptoms of low blood sugar include weakness, depression, lethargy, behavioral changes, muscle twitching, seizures, coma, and death. Rarely, allergic reactions to insulin can occur. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, and hives. Other side effects are possible. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your cat is acting unusual in any way after receiving ProZinc.
Drug and Food Interactions: Tell your veterinarian about any medications, vitamins, or supplements your cat is taking prior to starting your cat on ProZinc. Do not give other types of insulin while your cat is taking ProZinc. Do not switch the type of insulin your cat is receiving while he/she is on ProZinc unless instructed to do so by your veterinarian. ProZinc can be given with many other medications although the dose may need to be adjusted as necessary. If you are unsure about how ProZInc will interact with your cats other medications, consult your veterinarian.
Precautions: Do not use ProZinc in humans or animals other than cats. Do not give a dose of ProZinc if your cat is experiencing an episode of hypoglycemia(low blood sugar). Call your veterinarian for further instructions if you are noticing this. Routine monitoring of your cats diabetes is essential in managing his/her disease. Follow your veterinarians directions regarding the frequency of blood and urine monitoring with your veterinarian and at home.
Storage: Store ProZinc upright. Keep refrigerated at 36-46oF(2-8oC). Store this medication away from direct light.
A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase ProZinc Insulin for Cats.