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Looking for an rx for Prozinc. 12yr old diabetic cat,
Second opinion] Looking for an rx for Prozinc. 12yr old diabetic cat, insulin dependant, 3 years. This bottle isn't going to make it to 6/11. New vet. … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,401 satisfied customers
Male cat, 10 years old, neutered, 10 pounds recently
Male cat, 10 years old, neutered, 10 pounds recently diagnosed with diabetes. On insulin but can't get his numbers down. On 2-1/2 units of Prozinc insulin. Vet is closed and I'm wondering if I could s… read more
DoctorMike
DoctorMike
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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My cat has diabetis. She is on Lantus 3 units 2x a day. The
My cat has diabetis. She is on Lantus 3 units 2x a day. The Lantus is too expensive for me and researched and found Novolin N to be an option. My question is do I start her at say 2.5 units 2x a day o… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,401 satisfied customers
My cat is a diabetic and is given 2 units of Prozinc insulin
My cat is a diabetic and is given 2 units of Prozinc insulin every 12 hrs. I unfortunately dropped the vial this morning and was unable to get ahold of my vet in the meantime. Is there an alternative … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,401 satisfied customers
My cat recently became diabetic. We're giving 2 units twice
My cat recently became diabetic. We're giving 2 units twice a day but his glucose level isn't decreasing. He blood sugar is 27 or just under 500. My vet doesn't think we should increase his insulin an… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
41,315 satisfied customers
I have a 12 year old male cat, who has been diagnosed with
Hello doctor, I have a 12 year old male cat, who has been diagnosed with diabetes. He is on 6 units of Prozinc Insulin twice a day. This dosage has increased from 3 units twice a day. He still has an … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,401 satisfied customers
My cat has diabetes, our vet instructed us to test his
My cat has diabetes, our vet instructed us to test his glucose levels at 745 and at 945. He was at the vet all day, that is why the asked us to collect more data . At 745 he was 367. He ate at around … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
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2,620 satisfied customers
My cat has been taking 2 units twice daily of Prozinc
My cat has been taking 2 units twice daily of Prozinc insulin. We got the ProZinc from the vet as a sample. We are running low and ended up getting a script for Humulin N called into a retail pharmacy… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,585 satisfied customers
Salkin, DVM, My son has a cat who was just started on
For Dr. Salkin, DVM, My son has a cat who was just started on Prozinc 40U 10ml. He is giving her 2U Am & Pm. Question 1, what is the difference between 40U and 100U bottle? Assuming one is more dilute… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
41,315 satisfied customers
My 10 yr old male cat was diagnosed w diabetes 1 yr ago. I
My 10 yr old male cat was diagnosed w diabetes 1 yr ago. I could not continue to afford two injections of ProZinc insulin per day thru Banfield at Petsmart and they refused to continue RX unless I pai… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,401 satisfied customers
My 10 year old male tabby has starting drinking a lot more
My 10 year old male tabby has starting drinking a lot more water and urinating a lot more. Because I am diabetic, I had a glucose meter and meadured 180, but my vet said they casn go to 250 without be… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
6,401 satisfied customers
My female spayed cat was dx w/ diabetes on 2/17 and started
My female spayed cat was dx w/ diabetes on 2/17 and started on ProZinc 2 units Q12. BG was 473 at the time. Increased to 3 units on 3/11 after a reading of 320. We have an alpha trak and test her at h… read more
petdrz
petdrz
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Doctoral Degree
4,000 satisfied customers
I have a diabetic cat. He is regulated by my vet, yet he has
I have a diabetic cat. He is regulated by my vet, yet he has always urinated ALOT more. I am beginning to think something is not right. He was diagnosed 2 years ago - then his levels warranted taking … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
41,315 satisfied customers
Hi there, I have an 11 year old cat diagnosed with diabetes
Hi there, I have an 11 year old cat diagnosed with diabetes 6 months ago. He is on prozinc. One of the major problems has been urinating. He's been an indoor/outdoor cat all his life. Before his diagn… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,056 satisfied customers
I just started giving my cats Prozinc insulin and she is lathargic
I just started giving my cats Prozinc insulin and she is lathargic and not eating well. Per my vet;this is her first diabetic cat, we reduced the dose to 2 units twice. Could the reaction be due to th… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,585 satisfied customers
He is seen every three months - extensive blood work to monitor
He is seen every three months - extensive blood work to monitor his insulin level. The vet mentioned last time when they had done the blood draw curve that the numbers were all over the scale.… read more
YourPetVet
YourPetVet
Doctoral Degree
1,035 satisfied customers
Does anyone have any seen side effects or problems with the
Does anyone have any seen side effects or problems with the new Prozinc. My 17 yr old cat with Cardiomyapathy has been on PZI vet for the last year.… read more
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Doctor 4 Cats
Owner- Cat Hospital
Doctoral Degree
1,119 satisfied customers
cat: treating my..my diabetic..dosage remain at 4 units..overdose
I was treating my diabetic cat with 4 units of PZI insulin with a U-100 syringe, I am about to start a new insulin called PROZINC and I am supposed to use a U-40 syringe, should the dosage remain at 4… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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