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Vetoryl (Trilostane) capsules - 30 count, various strengths
VETORYL Capsules are available in 3 sizes (10, 30 and 60 mg) for oral administration based on body weight. Trilostane (4α, 5α-epoxy-17β-hydroxy-3-oxoandrostane-2α-carbonitrile) is an orally active synthetic steroid analogue that selectively inhibits 3 β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in the adrenal cortex, thereby inhibiting the conversion of pregnenolone to progesterone. This inhibition blocks production of glucocorticoids and to a lesser extent, mineralocorticoids and sex hormones while steroid precursor levels increase.
Why Vetoryl Capsules?
- Contain the active ingredient trilostane.
- Trilostane blocks the excessive production of cortisol by reversibly inhibiting the action of the enzyme 3-ß hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase.
- While treatment with trilostane significantly reduces serum cortisol concentrations, it has not been found to reduce aldosterone significantly.†
- VETORYL Capsules are indicated for the treatment of pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism in dogs.
- VETORYL Capsules are indicated for the treatment of hyperadrenocorticism due to adrenocortical tumor in dogs.
Store at room temperature 25°C (77°F) with excursions between 15°- 30°C (59°- 86°F) permitted. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Keep out of reach of children. Not for human use.
Wash hands after use. Do not empty capsule contents and do not attempt to divide the capsules. Do not handle the capsules if pregnant or if trying to conceive. Trilostane is associated with teratogenic effects and early pregnancy loss in laboratory animals. In the event of accidental ingestion/overdose, seek medical advice immediately and take the labeled container with you.
The use of Vetoryl Capsules is contraindicated in dogs that have demonstrated hypersensitivity to trilostane. Do not use Vetoryl Capsules in animals with primary hepatic disease or renal insufficiency . Do not use in pregnant dogs. Studies conducted with trilostane in laboratory animals have shown teratogenic effects and early pregnancy loss.
Possible Side Effects
If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving Vetoryl and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; hives), severe depression, bloody diarrhea, collapse, or other severe reactions. Other less serious side effects such as unexpected decrease in appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy may occur. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your dog.