Caninsulin 40 iu/ml Suspension for Injection

Caninsulin range including Vetpen

Caninsulin is an insulin product for dogs and cats. This product may only be prescribed by your local veterinary practitioner from whom advice should be sought.

Product information for Veterinary Healthcare Professionals

Caninsulin is a type of insulin specially formulated for use in dogs and cats. It is used to treat ‘sugar diabetes’, the symptoms of which include excessive drinking and urination, appetite changes and weight loss. It is an intermediate acting insulin containing porcine insulin, which is structurally identical to canine insulin.. 

Caninsulin contains porcine lente insulin at a 40 i.u./ml concentration, and is licensed for use in both dogs and cats. The combination of the 40 i.u./ml concentration and the availability of both 10ml (400 unit) and 2.5ml (100 unit) vials ensures that broached vials are used quickly and assists with achieving accuracy and consistency of dosing.

MSD AH supply specific 40 i.u./ml syringes for use with Caninsulin. Vetpen is also available for administration.

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Packaging Quantities
Box with 5 or 10 glass vials of 2.5 ml. Box of 10 cartridges of 2.7 ml (For use with Vetpen).
Box with 1 glass vial of 10 ml.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Summary of Product Characteristics

For Northern Ireland Summary of Product Characteristics, first click on this link. Then type in Caninsulin in Product name field. Click on Run search. Subsequently click on View SPC on line listing opposite Caninsulin.