PROZINC is a protamine zinc insulin -- ideal for diabetic cats -- with a convenient duration of 10-14 hours.1 It releases slowly to help maintain a consistent blood glucose level throughout the day, when administered every 12 hours.
Backed by extensive clinical studies, PROZINC is specifically designed for feline diabetes and is the first protamine zinc insulin with FDA approval for diabetic cats.
Just two daily doses deliver quick and effective results regardless of the diet the cat is fed.2 Plus, PROZINC is for newly diabetic cats and cats who haven't responded well to other treatments and insulin products.2
User safety information: For use in cats only. Keep out of the reach of children.
It's proven safe and effective for the reduction of hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) and clinical signs associated with hyperglycemia in cats with diabetes. The safety and efficacy of ProZinc in kittens and in breeding, pregnant, or lactacting cats has not been evaluated.3,4
What is PROZINC Insulin?
PROZINC insulin is an aqueous protamine zinc suspension of recombinant human insulin that is used to reduce hyperglycemia (high blood glucose or high blood sugar) in cats with diabetes mellitus. A licensed veterinarian must prescribe PROZINC insulin. PROZINC insulin should be given to cats only. Keep out of reach of children.
When it comes to treating diabetic cats, not all insulin products are created equal. For your feline diabetes patients, choose PROZINC, the only protamine zinc insulin that:
The use of any insulin when regulating a diabetic cat may be associated with side effects. The most common side effect reported in field studies was hypoglycemia. This is usually mild (lethargy, weak,trembling, uncoordinated, groggy, dazed), but may be serious and life-threatening (seizures, coma). If side effects occur, cat owners should contact their veterinarian immediately. Hypoglycemia can be fatal if an affected cat does not receive prompt treatment. Please refer to the package insert for complete product information.
PROZINC is a robust and stable insulin, having undergone thorough stability testing:
When you choose PROZINC, you’ll appreciate the benefits for your practiceand unmatched product support from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.(BIVI), the leader in feline insulin therapy.
1. Nelson RW. Disorders of the endocrine pancreas. In: Nelson RW, Couto CG, eds. Small Animal Internal Medicine, 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:764-802.
2. Nelson RW, Henley K, Cole C, et al. Field safety and efficacy of protamine zinc recombinant human insulin for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in cats. J Vet Intern Med. 2009;23:787-793.
3. FOI for NADA. 141-297. (PROZINC)
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