Tumil-K (potassium gluconate)
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Tumil-K (potassium gluconate)

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What is Tumil-K Potassium Gluconate Supplement for Cats and Dogs by Virbac?

  • Tumil-K is an over-the-counter supplement that contains potassium gluconate.
  • Potassium is an electrolyte that helps support the health of kidneys in cats and dogs.
  • Low potassium levels may cause a range of health problems, including muscle weakness, impaired nerve function, and fluid imbalance due to excessive urination or diarrhea.

Why do cats and dogs use Tumil-K?

  • Your veterinarian may recommend Tumil-K or a potassium gluconate supplement when potassium levels in the blood are found to be too low after a blood test.
  • Low potassium blood levels is also called hypokalemia. This condition can be caused by chronic kidney disease, metabolic diseases, poor diet, or as a side effect of taking some medications.
  • Muscles, nerves, the heart, and proper fluid balance in the body all require the certain potassium levels.

What else should I know about Tumil-K?

  • Powder may be easier to dose than tablets for some dogs and cats.
  • Store at room temperature.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Tumil-K?

  • Overdoses of potassium can be serious. An overdose may result from a large one-time dose or from giving too much over time. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you see signs such as muscular weakness, nausea, vomiting, heart rhythm problems, paralysis, or collapse.
  • Do not administer to cats with acute, oliguric, anuric, or very advanced renal failure.
  • Do not administer when high potassium levels may be encountered, such as adrenal insufficiency, acute dehydration, or urethral obstruction.
  • Keep out of reach of children and animals. In case of accidental overdose, contact a health professional immediately.

How do you use Tumil-K?

  • Use as directed by your veterinarian.

Tumil-K Powder

  • Adult dogs and cats, 1/4 level teaspoonful (0.65 g) per 10 lbs of body weight twice daily with food.

Tumil-K Tablets

  • Adult cats and dogs, 1 tablet per 10 lbs of body weight twice daily.

What is in Tumil-K?

Tumil-K Powder

  • Active ingredient per 1/4 level teaspoonful (0.65 g): Potassium Gluconate 2 mEq (468 mg).
  • Inactive ingredient: Pork liver powder.

Tumil-K Tablets

  • Active ingredient per tablet: Potassium Gluconate 2 mEq (468 mg).
  • Inactive ingredients: Croscarmellose Sodium, Magnesium Stearate.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Tumil-K is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Tumil-K?

  • Dogs and cats may use Tumil-K for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.

Who makes Tumil-K?

  • Tumil-K is made by the manufacturer Virbac.