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Here’s to a Healthier Ferret Nation!

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), there may now be more than 1 million pet ferrets across the nation.1 Adrenocortical disease can greatly affect a ferret’s quality of life, and if left untreated, can be fatal.2,3 Until recently, the primary treatment for adrenal disease was surgical removal of the affected gland(s).

Now, there’s the convenient SUPRELORIN® F (deslorelin acetate) Implant. Available only through licensed veterinarians, this once-yearly, subcutaneous implant is here to help pet ferrets lead healthier lives.4 It is recommended that your veterinarian monitor your ferret’s response to therapy with endocrine testing and clinical monitoring throughout the year. Your veterinarian can schedule follow-up visits at appropriate intervals to ensure appropriate management of your ferret’s adrenal disease.

A new beginning...

SUPRELORIN® F Implant is available in the US for the management of adrenal gland cortical disease in ferrets.
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NOT APPROVED BY FDA—Legally marketed as an FDA Indexed Product under MIF 900-013. FOR USE IN FERRETS ONLY. Extra-label use is prohibited. This product must not be used in animals intended for use as food for humans or other animals.

Important safety information

For use in ferrets only. Do not use in animals intended for breeding. The safe use of this product has not been evaluated in pregnant or lactating ferrets. Do not use this product in ferrets with known hypersensitivity to deslorelin acetate or other synthetic hormones. DO NOT HANDLE THIS PRODUCT IF YOU ARE PREGNANT OR NURSING OR SUSPECT YOU MAY BE PREGNANT. Accidental administration may lead to a disruption of the menstrual cycle. Refer to the package insert for complete product information.

References:

  1. American Veterinary Medical Association. U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook. Schaumburg, IL: American Veterinary Medical Association; 2007.
  2. Gandolfi RC, Weiss CA. Adrenal disease (hyperadrenocorticism). Published February 20, 2007. Available at: http://www.ferret.org/pdfs/health/Adrenal_Disease_Comprehensive_with_Medical_Therapy.pdf. Accessed October 17, 2011.
  3. Wagner RA, Piché CA, Jöchle W, Oliver JW. Clinical and endocrine responses to treatment with deslorelin acetate implants in ferrets with adrenocortical disease. Am J Vet Res. 2005;66(5):910–914.
  4. Data on file, Virbac Animal Health.