What is Vetoryl?
Vetoryl is a prescription medication used in the treatment of hyperadrenocorticism, also known as Cushing’s Disease, in dogs. Cushing’s Disease is a condition where too much of the hormone cortisol is produced.
Who is it for?
Vetoryl is for dogs.
What are the benefits?
|*||Promising treatment for Cushing’s Disease in dogs|
|*||Treats both pituitary-dependent and adrenal-dependent cases|
|*||Fewer & less severe side-effects reported than Mitotane|
|*||Controls excess production of cortisol|
How does Vetoryl work?
Vetoryl contains trilostane, a drug that controls the adrenal gland’s excess production of cortisol, which is a hormone that regulates many body processes, and is released in increase amounts during stress.
Is there a generic equivalent available?
How is it given?
Vetoryl capsules are given orally with food. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian.
This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed.
What results can I expect?
Vetoryl is not a cure for Cushing’s Disease, but can help control the symptoms. Generally improvement will be seen in several weeks. Each individual dog responds to Vetoryl differently, but the goal of therapy is to decrease the symptoms related to Cushing’s disease (increased thirst and appetite, poor hair coat, etc.). In most cases, the therapy needs to be continued for the life of the dog. If Vetoryl is discontinued, signs will reappear.
What form(s) does it come in?
Vetoryl comes in capsule form.