What is Semintra (Telmisartan) used for?
Semintra (Telmisartan) is an angiotensin receptor blocker which is used for the reduction of proteinuria associated with chronic kidney disease in cats. Your veterinarian may also recommend its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Semintra (Telmisartan)?
Always follow the directions provided by your veterinarian while using Semintra (Telmisartan) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The correct dosage will be determined according to your cat's age, weigh, health condition, and the severity of its symptoms. These should be measured using the included measuring device and administered orally. Always wash the device after each use to prevent potential contamination.
What are the side effects of Semintra (Telmisartan)?
Side effects that may affect some cats using Semintra (Telmisartan) include:
Make sure you are using the correct medication before administering Semintra (Telmisartan) as there are different solutions for cats. This medication is not suitable for human consumption.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your veterinarian while using Semintra (Telmisartan). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain pets, it is essential you always inform your veterinarian if your cat is pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if your cat has any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if your cat is taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if your cat has an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.