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Fludrocortisone 0.1mg tablet

Fludrocortisone 0.1mg tablet
Fludrocortisone 0.1mg tablet - 
SKU : 690979
Price: $0.72
Price: $0.72
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  • Fludrocortisone is a corticosteroid used to treat conditions in which the body does not produce enough of its own steroids, such as Addison's disease. 
  • Fludrocortisone acetate can potentially interact with potassium-depleting diuretics (e.g., hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide).
  • Contact your veterinarian if your pet exhibits any unusual reactions when different medications are administered together.
  • *Manufacturer restricts additional discounts on this item unless explicitly specified. 

Item One

Fludrocortisone is a prescription medication that is commonly used by veterinarians in dogs and cats for the treatment of Addison's disease. Fludrocortisone is available as 0.1mg scored tablets. Fludrocortisone should not be stopped suddenly. There should be a gradual reduction in dosage before stopping. Fludrocortisone should be taken with food to lessen stomach upst. Contact the veterinarian if the pet develops behavior changes, swelling, or unusual weight gain.

Specifications

Do not give fludrocortisone to your pet if the pet has a serious bacterial, viral or fungal infection. Fludrocortisone weakens the pet's immune response and its ability to fight infections. Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney or liver disease, heart disease, stomach ulcers, hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus or any other medical conditions. Also tell your veterinarian if the pet is pregnant or lactating.

Ingredients

Fludrocortisone Acetate 0.1mg

Dosage schedule

Fludrocortisone should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian.

Fludrocortisone Dosage for Cats:

All Weights: The usual dose is 0.1mg once daily with food.

Fludrocortisone Dosage for Dogs:

All Weights: The usual dose is 0.009 mg per pound of pet's body weight once daily with food.

Fludrocortisone Dosage for Horses:

Do not use this product!

Contra-indications

Be sure to inform your veterinarian about any other medications your pet is taking. Sometimes, your veterinarian may prescribe multiple medications even if there is a potential for drug interactions. In such cases, they may adjust the dosage and/or monitor your pet more closely. Fludrocortisone acetate can potentially interact with potassium-depleting diuretics (e.g., hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide). Contact your veterinarian if your pet exhibits any unusual reactions when different medications are administered together.

Safety information:

If your pet experiences increased blood pressure, sudden weight gain, difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling of the lips, tongue or face, stop giving Fludrocortisone and seek emergency veterinary medical attention.

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