A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
This medication is used for dogs and cats for maintaining their health. Vetri SAMe helps in keeping your pet’s liver in optimal condition; it supports the membrane function of the liver cells. Vetri SAMe 90 mg is a blend of SAMe and Glutathione which is an antioxidant; it also happens to act as the liver’s main line of defense. The Glutathione present in this drug gets absorbed in by your pet’s small intestine and helps by supporting cognitive function. Each of these tablets has an enteric coating on them to protect the ingredients present in them from the acid present in the stomach. This allows optimal absorption of SAMe from the tablet in the small intestine. SAMe also helps by balancing out the activity that takes place in the brain’s neurotransmitters. The drug enhances the bond between the neurotransmitters and the receptor sites inside the brain; this increases the activity of both serotonin and dopamine. SAMe is also considered to be a great mood-enhancing nutrient for your pet as well.
For pets that weigh up to 12 lbs., you must give them one tablet on a daily basis. To get the most benefits from this medication, give the drug on an empty stomach, at least one hour before they are fed. This allows better absorption of the drug; however, if you forget to give it to them before feeding time, you can provide them with the medicine after they’ve eaten. Since optimal absorption of SAMe takes place in the small intestine, therefore, the tablets all have an enteric coating to protect it from stomach acid. When giving your pet, the medication makes sure not to crush or break tablets, as crushing or breaking the tablets can damage the enteric coating and thereby prevent its absorption.
The active ingredients present in Vetri SAMe 90 mg include:
Other inactive ingredients include:
Contact a health professional if you notice any signs of discomfort or pain in your pet.
This medication must not be used for animals that are pregnant or are intended for breeding.
Store the medication in a dry place that is cool and is away from the reach of both children and animals, do not refrigerate it. Do not take medicine out of the blister pack unless you are using it.
In case of any allergic reaction, consult your vet and stop giving your pet the medicine.