FDA Issues Alert for Vetsulin® Insulin

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From About.com – Monday November 9, 2009

The FDA has released an alert for both veterinarians and people who care for diabetic pets who use Vetsulin®.

The Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health brand of insulin, Vetsulin®, is a porcine insulin zinc suspension used to manage diabetes in dogs and cats. A problem has been found in the production of this insulin, and the levels of crystalline zinc insulin vary – sometimes too much, sometimes too little.

Read more about the alert and what signs are seen with hyper- and hypo- glycemia…