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What should I discuss with my veterinarian while considering Proin?
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has glaucoma, enlarged prostate, hyperthyroidism, diabetes mellitus, heart problems, high blood pressure; is pregnant; or if you intend to breed your pet.
Notify your veterinarian of any other medications or supplements your pet is taking. Also tell your veterinarian if your pet has had any reactions to previous medications.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
What is the most important information I should know?
Contact your veterinarian if your pet becomes restless, irritable or the incontinence persists or gets worse.
Who should not take it?
Do not use in pregnant, or lactating animals (female animals nursing their young).
What side effects may be seen when taking Proin?
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
How is it stored?
What should I do if I know of or suspect there has been an overdose?
If you know or suspect your pet has had an overdose, or if you observe any of these signs in your pet, contact your veterinarian immediately.
What should I avoid when giving my pet Proin?
Do not use with or within 2-5 weeks of using monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as selegiline (deprenyl, Anipryl), isoniazid, or amitraz (an ingredient in some flea collars and in Mitaban, used to treat mange). Consult your veterinarian before using other medications or tick collars along with Proin.
There is an increased risk of high blood pressure if used with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs (e.g., aspirin, carprofen (Novox or Rimadyl), etodolac (EtoGesic), meloxicam (Metacam), firocoxib (Previcox), deracoxib (Deramaxx), tepoxalin (Zubrin) or tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline or clomipramine). There is also an increased risk of irregular heart rhythms if used with digoxin.
Where is more information available?