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Your Once-Daily Solution for Feline Diabetes Mellitus

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SENVELGO® (velagliflozin oral solution)

  • Simplify your cat’s diabetes treatment with SENVELGO® (velagliflozin oral solution).
  • Conveniently treats diabetes with an easy-to-give, once-daily liquid oral solution.1
  • Can be given with a small amount of food or directly into your cat’s mouth.
  • Prevents the need for needles and twice-daily insulin injections in most diabetic cats.
  • Makes managing diabetes easier for you and your cat so you can focus on enjoying life together.
  • Based on a study, most diabetic cats will be eligible for SENVELGO oral solution, however, some will require insulin immediately or need to be switched to insulin based on your veterinarian’s recommendation.2
  • See full prescribing information.
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Monitoring Your Cat and Communicating with Your Vet

Monitoring your cat’s treatment with SENVELGO oral solution will be a team effort between you and your veterinary healthcare team. Follow their advice on how to use your cat’s medication and monitor your cat at home, and you can expect your cat to enjoy an improved disease management experience. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SENVELGO oral solution and what is it approved for?

SENVELGO oral solution is a convenient and easy-to-give, once-daily liquid oral solution for treating diabetic cats.1 It’s approved to improve glycemic control in diabetic cats who were not previously treated with insulin.

How fast does SENVELGO oral solution work?

SENVELGO oral solution works fast, making an impact on your cat’s diabetes starting in as soon as 7 days.2

Can I use SENVELGO oral solution in place of insulin?

Your veterinarian will determine if SENVELGO oral solution is an appropriate alternative to insulin.

Can SENVELGO oral solution be used in combination with insulin?

The safety and efficacy of a combined treatment with insulin or other blood glucose–lowering treatments and SENVELGO oral solution in cats has not been investigated. Combined treatment is not recommended.1

Is SENVELGO oral solution easy to give and accepted by cats?

SENVELGO oral solution is easy to give and is well-accepted by most cats.2 SENVELGO should be given directly into your cat’s mouth with the provided dosing syringe or placed on a small amount of wet food your cat will eat completely (approximately 1 to 3 teaspoons of food). SENVELGO oral solution eliminates the need for needles, twice-daily injections, and complex monitoring in most diabetic cats.

How do I store SENVELGO oral solution?

SENVELGO oral solution is easy to store and doesn’t require refrigeration. One bottle provides the convenience of 3 months treatment* in a single, 30 mL bottle and is good for up to 6 months after opening.2

*Based on average cat weight of 11 lbs

What should I do if my cat gets more than the prescribed dose?

If you see any side effects, contact your veterinarian immediately. If you don’t see any side effects, return to administering your cat’s prescribed dose the following day.

What should I do if my cat gets less than the prescribed dose or I miss a dose?

If your cat gets less than the prescribed dose, return to administering your cat’s prescribed dose the following day. If you miss administering a dose, give it as soon as possible on the same day.

What are the potential side effects of SENVELGO oral solution?

The most common side effects are diarrhea or loose stool, vomiting, and weight loss. Consult your vet if symptoms persist. A soft stool or diarrhea may occur with treatment. This is usually mild and self-limiting. Your veterinarian will also advise you about monitoring for diabetic/ketosis/ketoacidosis, a potentially serious side effect of diabetic patients under care. In rare cases, cats can develop Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and should be brought to your vet immediately upon showing symptoms. Detailed information about the signs and symptoms of DKA can be found below.

What You Need to Know
About DKA

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a severe and dangerous metabolic imbalance. All diabetic patients are at risk of experiencing DKA, despite the medication they may receive, so it’s important for you to monitor.

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Signs of DKA

The following signs may indicate your cat is experiencing DKA. If you notice any of the following, stop giving SENVELGO oral solution and contact your veterinarian immediately.

  • Lack of energy or change in normal activity
  • Dehydration
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Refusing to eat/drink
  • Weakness, difficulty walking or standing
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Tips to Help Keep Your Pet Healthy

Looking for more tips on keeping your pet healthy? Our Healthy Habits for Pets site is full of resources and videos to help you learn pet care basics. While you can always count on your vet for information, all Healthy Habits content has been developed with the help of animal health professionals.