Pimobendan

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Pimobendan (Vetmedin) is a benzimidazole-pyridazinone drug that has nonsympathomimetic, nonglycoside positive inotropic (through myocardial calcium sensitization) and vasodilator properties.

Pimobendan increases ventricular contractility and reduces preload and afterload in patients with congestive heart failure.

Recommended dose in dogs is 0.2 - 0.6 mg/kg daily.