Viokase-V® powder is a pancreatic enzyme concentrate of porcine origin. Viokase-V® powder is used as a digestive aid in replacement therapy where digestion of protein, carbohydrate and fat is inadequate due to exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Viokase-V® powder is used to treat pancreatic insufficiency or maldigestion syndrome. It is used in pets whose bodies are not making a sufficient amount of pancreatic enzymes.
lipase, protease, amylase
Possible side effects are generally rare. Notify your veterinarian if your pet experiences excessive diarrhea, prolonged constipation, or other changes in bowel function or appetite.Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Dogs and Cats
Viokase-V® is used as treatment for Pancreatic Insufficiency Disorder (PID) as well as assists pet is returning to a healthy weight.
Viokase-V® powder should be administered as directed by your veterinarian. To avoid irritation of the mouth, avoid inhaling the medication while administering it to your pet.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication or supplements you are giving to your pet or if your pet is allergic to pork. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, even if a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. Report any unusual symptoms to your veterinarian.Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.