Caninsulin 40 iu/ml Suspension for Injection


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

Caninsulin contains porcine lente insulin at a 40 i.u./ml concentration, and is licensed for use in both dogs and cats. Caninsulin is an intermediate acting insulin product containing porcine insulin, which is structurally identical to canine insulin. The combination of the 40 i.u./ml concentration and the availability of 10ml (400 unit), 2.5ml (100 unit) vials and 2.7ml cartridges (108 unit) ensures that broached vials are used quickly and assists with achieving accuracy and consistency of dosing.

MSD Animal Health supply specific 40 i.u./ml syringes for use with Caninsulin. Caninsulin cartridges are administered using a specialised administration syringe called VetPen. A convenient video providing instructions on how to use VetPen is available by clicking here.  

For uses, dosage, contra-indications and warnings please consult the Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) or your veterinary practitioner. Further information is available on request. Use medicines responsibly.

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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. 
Box with 1 glass vial of 10 ml.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) 

For Summary of Product Characteristics, first click on this link. Then scroll down to Documents section. Subsequently click on PDF version on line opposite Summary of Product Characteristics.