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Epizyme is activated whole raw pancreas; a pancreatic enzyme concentrate of porcine origin containing standardized amylase, protease and lipase activities plus esterases, peptidases, nucleases and elastase

What is EPIZYME Powder?

Epizyme Powder, is a digestive aid given to dogs and cats suffering from pancreatic insufficiency. Epizyme aids in replacement therapy where digestion of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins is inadequate due to exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Epizyme pet meds replaces the lipase, protease, and amylase that your pets are missing during digestion, improves nutrient absorption, and reduces the symptoms of pancreatic deficiencies.

Who is EPIZYME Powder for?

Dogs & Cats

Why use EPIZYME Powder?

- Helps improves digestion of proteins, carbohydrates and fats in animals with pancreatic insufficiency - Easy to administer - Assists in your pet's weight management

How does EPIZYME Powder work?

Epizyme is a combination of lipases, amylases, and proteases, which are enzymes needed for digestion of fats, carbohydrates and proteins.

Manufacturer:

Vet Brands International, Inc.

Active ingredient(s):

Lipases, amylases, and proteases

How is EPIZYME Powder sold?

8oz Powder 12oz Powder

What are the side effects of EPIZYME Powder?

If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving Epizyme and seek emergency veterinary medical attention: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips; tongue or face; hives).

What special precautions are there?

Discontinue use in animals with symptoms of sensitivity.

What to do if overdose?

Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital

How can I store EPIZYME Powder?

Store in a cool dry place at room temperature.

Helpful Tips:

EPIZYME powder is added to moistened dog food (canned or dry). Thorough mixing is necessary to bring the enzymes into close contact with the food particles. Allow this mixture to sit for five minutes before feeding. Incubation at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before feeding appears to enhance the digestive process. Frequent feeding, at least 3 times daily is important.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

EPIZYME powder is added to moistened dog food (canned or dry). Thorough mixing is necessary to bring the enzymes into close contact with the food particles. Allow this mixture to sit for five minutes before feeding. Incubation at room temperature for 15-20 minutes before feeding appears to enhance the digestive process. Frequent feeding, at least 3 times daily is important.
Dogs 3/4-1 teaspoonful (2.8g teaspoonful) with each meal.
Cats: 1/4-3/4 teaspoonful (2.8g teaspoonful) with each meal.

Lipase....................71,400
Protease................388,000
Amylase................460,000

Dog Pancreatic Insufficiency

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is an unusual disease found in dogs except in certain breeds and symptoms can be life threatening. Weight loss, diarrhea, abnormal appetite, poor coat quality and flatulence are all symptoms that your dog may be suffering with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Luckily there are medications to help with dogs that cannot digest food properly due to EPI.

Viokase-V Powder is pancreatic enzymes that help improve food digestion used as a replacement therapy for dogs containing the following units: Lipase USP 8,000, Protase USP 30,000 and Amaylase USP 30,000.

Epizyme powder is activated whole raw pancreas containing standardized amylase, protease and lipase activities, all ingredients helping as a digestive aid.

Panakare Plus tablets and powder is a generic more affordable pancreatic enzyme concentrate of porcine origin fortified with the fat soluble vitamins A, D and E also containing Lipase USP 8,000, Protase USP 30,000 and Amaylase USP 30,000.

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency can be life threatening and incurable however with the right treatment your dog can live a long and happy life.

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