Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid replaces thyroid hormone
in dogs and cats that do not produce enough on their own. The highly
palatable chewable tablets treat the array of symptoms that affect pets
with hypothyroidism, regardless of its underlying cause. Pala-Tech Canine
Thyroid restores energy, appropriate sleep habits, a strong heartbeat,
a healthy appetite, the ability to regulate body temperature, balance,
coordination, proper mobility, healthy skin and coat, libido, and proper
gastrointestinal function to pets suffering from hypothyroidism, and
remedies other associated symptoms.
Benefits of Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid:
- Treats inadequate thyroid hormone levels, or hypothyroidism
- Works if the thyroid gland is atrophied, or for any
other cause of hormone deficiency
- Remedies the wide variety of symptoms seen in pets
with thyroid insufficiency
- Causes no side effects at appropriate doses
- Available as a highly palatable chewable tablet readily
accepted by pets
- Scored tablets formulated in 10 different strengths
for easy dosing
- More affordable than many alternative medications
for the same purpose
Read all label instructions and precautionary statements
Your veterinarian will need to perform periodic blood
tests during hormone replacement therapy with Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid.
The following directions represent a standard use.
Usage varies, and will likely be adjusted based on the results of blood
tests. Use exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
- Start therapy in dogs by administering 0.1 mg per
10 lbs. of body weight twice per day
- Start therapy in cats by administering 0.5 to 1.0
mg as prescribed.
- Offer tablets directly or crumble them and add them
- Observe your pet to ensure the dose is fully consumed.
- Adjust the dosing as prescribed by your veterinarian
in response to blood tests until an appropriate maintenance dose is
determined. Such testing is generally done every 4 weeks.
Frequency of Use:
Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid is given 1 to 2 times daily.
Treatment with levothyroxine typically lasts for
the pet's lifetime.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Store Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid in its original container,
tightly sealed, at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F. Protect
from moisture and heat. Do not store in the bathroom.
Dispose of unneeded or expired tablets.
It is a violation of Federal
Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid supplies levothyroxine sodium,
a synthetic version of endogenous thyroxine, or thyroid hormone. It
raises hormone levels to meet the body's needs when insufficient amounts
are being produced naturally. Levothyroxine is rapidly absorbed in the
gastrointestinal tract following oral administration.
Keep Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid out of reach of children
and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid is only intended for use
in cats and dogs. Do not give to other species. Not for use in humans
or in any animal for which it was not prescribed.
CAUTION: Federal law (USA) restricts
this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
At prescribed doses, Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid should
not cause side effects. However, individual sensitivities may result
from administration. Consult your veterinarian if you observe any adverse
reaction in your pet.
Overdose can cause symptoms of thyrotoxicosis. These
may include increased thirst or urination, increased hunger, hyperactivity,
personality changes, and diminished heat tolerance. Contact your veterinarian
right away if you know of or suspect an overdose.
Not for use in any animal with an allergy to levothyroxine.
Seek emergency veterinary treatment for a hypersensitive reaction.
Do not administer Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid to any
animal with thyrotoxicosis, unmanaged adrenal insufficiency, or acute
myocardial infarction. Use with caution in animals with hypertension.
This product's safety in pregnant animals has not
Give Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid at least 1 hour before
or 4 hours after administering any product containing supplemental iron
Use with caution in pets taking barbiturates, digoxin,
phenytoin, theophylline, or warfarin. Other drugs or supplements may
interact with this product. Tell your veterinarian what medications
and supplements your pet takes. Consult before administering any other
drugs or supplements to an animal taking a Pala-Tech Canine Thyroid
The effects of levothyroxine can vary between brands.
If you switch brands, your veterinarian should retest T4 levels.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
Pala-Tech Laboratories, Inc.
Lakeville, Minnesota 55044 USA
Phone: 888 337-2446
© Pala-Tech™ Laboratories, Inc.
Made in the U.S.A.
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