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JAN-FEB 2018

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9 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 ● TVPJOURNAL.COM INSIDE NAVC The Campus Theater will be located in the Education Square inside the Expo Hall. The content for these CE sessions will be similar to content presented in a traditional symposia session, but will be delivered in a more relaxed setting and generally last about 105 minutes. Be sure to check out the daily VMX newspaper, INSIDE VMX , to review the schedule and session details for the Learning Theater and Campus Theater, including topics, speakers and fun giveaways provided by our sponsors! Hands-on Laboratories and Rounds Perfecting today's specialized procedures takes practice, and you'll get plenty of that at VMX 2018. Choose from over 30 Hands-on Laboratories led by seasoned instructors and all the tools, supplies and space needed to practice. In addition, VMX 2018 provides the opportunity to explore challenging, real cases with Rounds. In these 2-hour sessions, join top practitioners as they share how they managed their most unusual or challenging cases. Register in advance for these unique opportunities, or upon your arrival at VMX 2018, head to Registration at the Orange County Convention Center or the Registration Center at the Hilton Orlando, to sign up for any remaining available spots. Run with Your Pet Get ready to run at the 5k Fun(d) Run/Walk on February 4 at 7:00 am. Bring your pet or run with an adoptable shelter dog! Join the NAVC, IDEXX, the WSAVA Foundation, Pet Rescue by Judy and the K9 Kit Club at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake for this event for a great cause. The cost is $35 per person, pets run free. Sunday "Big Game" Event Calling all sports fans! Join us Sunday, February 4, at 5:30 pm at the Hilton Orlando for a viewing party of Super Bowl LII and watch the two final teams face off for the championship. VMX Concert Series Presents: Rob Thomas Join us for electrifying VMX concert entertainment with one of modern music's most compelling artists, Matchbox Twenty's, Rob Thomas . Aside from his award-winning music career, Thomas is also an avid animal lover, pet owner and supporter of animal charities. Thomas will take the stage on Monday, February 5, at 8:00 pm at the Hilton Orlando. VETORYL ® CAPSULES (trilostane) 5 mg, 10 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg and 120 mg strengths Adrenocortical suppressant for oral use in dogs only. BRIEF SUMMARY (For Full Prescribing Information, see package insert.) CAUTION: Federal (USA) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. DESCRIPTION: VETORYL Capsules are an orally active synthetic steroid analogue that blocks production of hormones produced in the adrenal cortex of dogs. INDICATION: VETORYL Capsules are indicated for the treatment of pituitary- and adrenal-dependent hyperadrenocorticism in dogs. CONTRAINDICATIONS: The use of VETORYL Capsules is contraindicated in dogs that have demonstrated hypersensitivity to trilostane. Do not use VETORYL Capsules in animals with primary hepatic disease or renal insufficiency. Do not use in pregnant dogs. Studies conducted with trilostane in laboratory animals have shown teratogenic effects and early pregnancy loss. WARNINGS: In case of overdosage, symptomatic treatment of hypoadrenocorticism with corticosteroids, mineralocorticoids and intravenous fluids may be required. Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors should be used with caution with VETORYL Capsules, as both drugs have aldosterone-lowering effects which may be additive, impairing the patient's ability to maintain normal electrolytes, blood volume and renal perfusion. Potassium sparing diuretics (e.g. spironolactone) should not be used with VETORYL Capsules as both drugs have the potential to inhibit aldosterone, increasing the likelihood of hyperkalemia. HUMAN WARNINGS: Keep out of reach of children. Not for human use. Wash hands after use. Do not empty capsule contents and do not attempt to divide the capsules. Do not handle the capsules if pregnant or if trying to conceive. Trilostane is associated with teratogenic effects and early pregnancy loss in laboratory animals. In the event of accidental ingestion/overdose, seek medical advice immediately and take the labeled container with you. PRECAUTIONS: Hypoadrenocorticism can develop at any dose of VETORYL Capsules. A small percentage of dogs may develop corticosteroid withdrawal syndrome within 10 days of starting treatment. Mitotane (o,p'-DDD) treatment will reduce adrenal function. Experience in foreign markets suggests that when mitotane therapy is stopped, an interval of at least one month should elapse before the introduction of VETORYL Capsules. The use of VETORYL Capsules will not affect the adrenal tumor itself. Adrenalectomy should be considered as an option for cases that are good surgical candidates. The safe use of this drug has not been evaluated in lactating dogs and males intended for breeding. ADVERSE REACTIONS: The most common adverse reactions reported are poor/reduced appetite, vomiting, lethargy/dullness, diarrhea, elevated liver enzymes, elevated potassium with or without elevated sodium, elevated BUN, decreased Na/K ratio, weakness, elevated creatinine, shaking, and renal insufficiency. Occasionally, more serious reactions, including severe depression, hemorrhagic diarrhea, collapse, hypoadrenocortical crisis or adrenal necrosis/rupture may occur, and may result in death. Distributed by: Dechra Veterinary Products 7015 College Boulevard, Suite 525 Overland Park, KS 66211 VETORYL is a trademark of Dechra Ltd. © 2015, Dechra Ltd. NADA 141-291, Approved by FDA

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