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Dirlotapide

Dirlotapide (Selentrol) is a selective microsomal triglyceride transfer protein inhibitor that blocks the assembly and release of lipoprotein particles into the bloodstream in dogs. 2 It is indicated for the management of obesity in dogs. The drug is intended for oral administration. Side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, constipation and dehydration.1,2 Dogs should be weighed monthly and the dose should be adjusted every month, as necessary, until the desired weight is achieved.3

References
  1. Animal Drugs @FDA
  2. Applied pharmacology for veterinary technicians. Boyce P. Wanamaker, Kathy Lockett Massey
  3. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 500-599, Revised as of April 1, 2009


 








 


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