RenaKare Gel

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RenaKare Gel

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Neogen

Potassium Gluconate

RenaKare Gel Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Each 1/2 teaspoon (2.34 g) contains (minimum):

Potassium gluconate

2 mEq (468 mg)

In a palatable base

Dosage:

Adult cats and dogs

2 mEq/4.5 kg (1/2 tsp/10 lb) PO BID

Kittens and puppies

Consult veterinarian

Administer with food. Gel is highly palatable. Place small amount on animal’s nose or in mouth to initiate interest. Place gel on food or on animal’s paw thereafter. Dosage may be adjusted as necessary by the veterinarian.

RenaKare Gel Indications

For use as a potassium supplement in hypokalemic cats and dogs.

Warnings

May cause hyperkalemia. Do not exceed the recommended dose. Frequent patient monitoring is advised. Adverse effects include gastrointestinal irritation, muscular weakness, twitching, irritability, and cardiac conduction disturbances. Potassium salts are contraindicated in animals with hyperkalemia, severe renal impairment or failure, severe hemolytic reactions, Addison’s disease, decreased gastrointestinal motility, and acute dehydration.

Precaution:

Use with caution in animals receiving digoxin, potassium-sparing diuretics, ACE inhibitors, and NSAIDs.

Store in a dry place at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). Keep container tightly closed.

NEOGEN® Vet

Manufactured for Neogen® Corporation, Lexington, KY 40511 USA

859/254-1221

Net Contents:

NDC:

Item No.

 

5 oz (142 g)

59051-9076-6

09076

L517-92908

NAC No.: 14910532

NEOGEN CORPORATION
944 NANDINO BLVD, LEXINGTON, KY, 40511-1205
Telephone:   859-254-1221
Order Desk:   800-525-2022
Fax:   859-255-5532
Website:   www.neogen.com
Email:   inform@neogen.com
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