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Caninsulin 40IU/ml


Prescription Medicine Despatched with Woolcool Refrigerated Packaging, please see our delivery page for more information
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Caninsulin 40 IU/ml Suspension for Injection

For cats and dogs with diabetes, Caninsulin, an intermediate-acting porcine insulin identical to canine insulin, is used. The dosage is tailored to achieve the necessary blood levels, addressing insulin deficiency in both animals

Key Benefits:

- Specifically designed for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in cats and dogs.
- Contains porcine insulin, which is structurally identical to canine insulin.
- Intermediate-acting insulin, ensuring effective blood glucose management.
- Proven to achieve required blood glucose levels using individually adjusted doses.

Special Precautions:

- Not to be administered intravenously.
- Not suitable for animals with severe acute diabetes presenting in a ketoacidotic state.
- Owners should have powdered glucose at home to counteract potential hypoglycaemia.
- Signs of hypoglycaemia include hunger, anxiety, unstable locomotion, muscle twitching, and disorientation. Immediate administration of glucose solution is required.
- Polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia combined with weight loss, or fur abnormalities are signs of hyperglycaemia, needing insulin administration.
- Avoid using progestagens in diabetic patients. Also, avoid stress and irregular extra exercise.
- Care is needed when using corticosteroids. Ovariohysterectomy may be necessary.
- Ensure a consistent feeding schedule. Only adults responsible for the animal's welfare should administer the product.
- Use specific Caninsulin Syringes. or Sol-Vet syringes  40 IU sterile single-use syringes (vial) or VetPen (cartridge) for administration.
- In case of accidental self-injection, seek medical attention immediately.



2.5ml x 10


Shipping charges mainland GB zone1

Value Weight Delivery Charge
Over £49.00 Any Weight FREE
Under £49.00 No weight limit £4.50
Under £49.00 Under 250 grams £3.49

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Refrigerated Items

  • Refrigerated lines Packaging Cost: Despatched with Woolcool Refrigerated Packaging for £7.50.
Wool cool keeps pharmaceutical products at fridge-like, ambient, or even freezing temperatures for up to 72 hours, and possibly longer depending on the contents and use of ice packs.
Important Delivery Information:
  • Receipt Required: Someone must be available to receive the delivery. Woolcool packaging is designed for temperature-controlled goods, so parcels cannot be left unattended.
  • Immediate Refrigeration: Upon receipt, refrigerate the contents immediately to ensure your food or medicine remains at the correct temperature.
  • Failed Delivery Attempts: We are not responsible for the cost of replacements if a delivery attempt fails due to the absence of someone to receive it.

We want you to be completely satisfied with any purchase. If not any item* can be returned to us within 14 days of receipt for exchange or refund Please give us a ring for a returns number on 01833 641112 or alternatively email sales@hyperdrug.co.uk to obtain a returns number.

*Due to legal requirements medicines may not be returned except to correct an error in despatch or in response to an "official recall". If an item is believed to be faulty it should be returned for inspection and it may be necessary to forward it to the manufacturers for testing before replacements or refunds can be authorised. This does not infringe legal rights. Please contact our customer services for a "Returns Number" which must appear on the outside of the package or it will not be accepted. We advise customers to use an insured method of shipping and to retain proof of despatch. We may refuse returns on products specially obtained or manufactured to order. Items must be returned unsoiled and unused and sent adequately packed and carriage paid.

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