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Q. We have a 13 year old Shih Tzu, with a stage 6 heart murmur. I heard there was as a newer, better medication than Enapril to extend her life

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TOMASZ WNUK

A. You may be referring to Vetmedin (pimobendan) which in recent studies showed more benefits over Enalapril in long term use in dogs with heart disease. In is worth to mention that these drugs can be used together to have hopefully even more beneficial effect in cardiac patients.


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