Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Vanadium

Introduction

Class of drug

Transition metal

Description

Chemical name

  • Orthovanadate, vanadium dipicolinate.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Fondacaro J V , Greco D S & Crans D C (1999)Treatment of feline diabetes mellitus with protamine zinc insulin (PZI) alone compared with PZI and oral vanadium dipicolinate (Abstr).JVIM13, 244.
  • Greco D S (1997)Treatment of Type II diabetes in cats with oral vanadium.Diabetes46, 1289.
  • Plotnick A N, Greco D S & Crans D C (1995)Oral vanadium compounds - preliminary studies on toxicity in normal cats and hypoglycemic potential in diabetic cats (Abstr).JVIM9, 121.

Other sources of information

  • Greco D S (2000)Treatment of NIDDM in cats using oral hypoglycaemic agents.In:Kirk's Current Vet Therapy XIIIEd J D Bonagura. W B Saunders, Philadelphia.

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