Pimobendan is a benzimidazole-pyridazinone derivative, labeled for use in dogs to manage congestive heart failure (CHF) resulting from dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) or degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD) in the United States.
BehaviorAt the core of state-of-the-art multimodal treatment is smart, rational, and effective use of behavioral medication.
PharmacologyUnderstanding drug PK/PD and potential alterations in the animal’s metabolism/excretion of the drug can help increase the likelihood of successful treatment.
PharmacologyIn dogs, cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive agent used to treat a variety of diseases. Significant variations in absorption and clinical efficacy can be seen between patients.
David Bruyette, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Internal Medicine) VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital & Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation and Consultation Methimazole (oral and transdermal) is a safe and effective medication for the treatment of feline hyperthyroidism.