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MAR-APR 2018

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47 MARCH/APRIL 2018 ● TVPJOURNAL.COM FEATURES No matter what your patients are focused on, PROZINC is the ideal insulin choice that meets their individual needs. That's because PROZINC puts diabetic cats fi rst with effi cacy proven to improve clinical signs, 1 a duration of action appropriate for felines, 2,3 and expert veterinary support. Plus, PROZINC is the only veterinary insulin recommended by the AAHA for the initial treatment of diabetic cats. 3 Make PROZINC your fi rst choice. Visit PROZINC is a registered trademark of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. © 2017 Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. PRO0315001 References: 1. Nelson RW, Henley K, Cole C; PZIR Clinical Study Group. Field safety and effi cacy of protamine zinc recombinant human insulin for treatment of diabetes mellitus in cats. J Vet Intern Med. 2009;23(4):787–793. 2. Nelson RW. Disorders of the endocrine pancreas. In: Nelson RW, Cuoto CG, eds. Small Animal Internal Medicine. 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier; 2008:764 – 802. 3. Rucinsky R, Cook A, Haley S, Nelson R, Zoran DL, Poundstone M; American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). AAHA diabetes management guidelines for dogs and cats. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2010;46(3):215 –224. 17830 PR O ZI N C - focused on Jimmer. Important Safety Information: For use in cats only. Animals presenting with severe ketoacidosis, anorexia, lethargy, and/or vomiting should be stabilized with short-acting insulin and appropriate supportive therapy until their condition is stabilized. As with all insulin products, careful patient monitoring for hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia is essential to attain and maintain adequate glycemic control and to prevent associated complications. Overdosage can result in profound hypoglycemia and death. Progestogen and glucocorticoid use should be avoided. PROZINC insulin is contraindicated in cats during episodes of hypoglycemia and in cats sensitive to protamine zinc recombinant human insulin or any other ingredients in the PROZINC product. PR PR O O ZI ZI N C C Jimmer - focused on soaring to new heights.

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