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Tumil-K

Hypokalemia Potassium Supplements for Pets

Tumil-K is a nutritional supplement for dogs and cats that is used to replace low levels of potassium, often resulting from kidney disease, and in instances where potassium supplementation may be otherwise beneficial. Tumil-K pet meds often accompany usage of certain medications that trigger a rapid loss of potassium. Available as an oral gel, powder, and tablets.

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Tumil-K is a potassium supplement for cats and dogs. Available as an oral tablet, powder, and gel, it is used in animals with potassium deficiency or other conditions that improve with potassium supplementation. Tumil-K products require a prescription from your veterinarian.

Benefits ofbTumil-K:

  • Helps restore your cat or dog's potassium to a healthy level
  • Promotes healthy functions in bodily organs
  • Supports healthy muscular function
  • Reverses potassium deficiency associated with kidney disease
  • Remedies effects of some medications that cause the body to lose potassium at an accelerated rate
  • Palatable tablets, powder, and gel for convenient administration

Tumil-K products are only for cats and dogs. Do not give to other animals. Not for use in humans.

Do not permit children to handle or administer doses of Tumil-K.

The following directions represent a standard use and are not to be used in place of your veterinarian's instructions. Doses are generally lower than indicated in kittens and puppies. Use exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.

Directions for Tumil-K Tablets and Powder:

  1. Administer with food.
  2. Give adult cats and adult dogs 1 tablet or 1/4 level teaspoon (0.65 g) powder per every 10 lbs. of body weight twice daily.
  3. Feed tablets by hand or add them to food. Mix powder into food.
  4. Watch your pet receive doses to be sure they are consumed.

Directions for Tumil-K Gel:

  1. Administer with food.
  2. Place a tiny amount of gel on your pet's nose to stimulate interest.
  3. Give adult cats and adult dogs 1/2 teaspoon (2.34 g) per every 10 lbs. of body weight twice daily.
  4. Offer gel directly or administer dose to a front paw once interest is established.

Frequency of Use:

Typical usage calls for two daily doses of Tumil-K. Duration of supplementation varies according to your pet's needs.

If you miss a dose and remember it the same day, administer it; do not give a missed dose on a subsequent day. Do not give an extra dose on any day.

Storage:

Keep out of reach of children and animals.

Store Tumil-K in its original container, tightly sealed. Keep at controlled room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F, away from heat and moisture.

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Tumil-K provides potassium gluconate. This mineral is essential to the proper functioning of muscles and organs. It helps treat hypokalemia, or low potassium levels, as well as other conditions responsive to potassium supplementation.

Tumil-K products require a prescription from your veterinarian.

Tumil-K (Potassium Gluconate)

Tumil-K is sold in bottles of 100 tablets, with each tablet containing 2 mEq (468 mg) potassium gluconate.

Tumil-K is sold in 4-oz containers of powder, with every 0.65 g (1/4 tsp.) containing 2 mEq (468 mg) potassium gluconate.

Tumil-K is sold in 5-oz tubes, with every 2.34 g (1/2 tsp.) containing 2 mEq (468 mg) potassium gluconate.

Warnings:

Keep this product out of reach of children and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.

Tumil-K is only for cats and dogs with a diagnosed need for potassium supplementation. Do not give to other animals. Do not give to cats or dogs to which this product was not prescribed. Not for human consumption.

Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.

CAUTION: Difficulty breathing, hives, rash, itching, and facial swelling are some signs of an allergic reaction. Discontinue use and seek emergency veterinary treatment.

Some side effects include gastrointestinal and cardiac disturbances and muscle weakness. Talk to your veterinarian about any observed adverse reactions.

Consult your veterinarian immediately about a known or suspected overdose.

Tumil-K is not for animals with hyperkalemia, acute or advanced renal failure, acute dehydration, adrenal insufficiency, urethral obstruction, or other conditions that may cause elevated potassium levels.

Use with caution in pets with heart disease, particularly in digitalized animals and those with kidney disease.

Tell your veterinarian if your pet takes any heart medication, potassium sparing diuretics, ACE inhibitors, or other medications or supplements. Ask your veterinarian before putting your pet on any additional drugs or supplements.

Warranty and Manufacturer Information:

Virbac

Tablet and powder NAC No.: 10230800

Gel NAC No.: 10230810

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