Furosemide is a diuretic used to treat fluid retention (edema) in dogs, cats, and horses with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or certain kidney disease. Furosemide is also used to treat high blood pressure. Furosemide for dogs and cats is sold as a 10 mg/ml 60 ml bottle oral solution or by the tablet and sold for dogs, cats, and horses as a 50 mg/ml injectable solution. Furosemide for cats, dogs, and horses requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Furosemide Tablets are a potent ‘loop’ diuretic used in the treatment of oedema resulting from cardiac insufficiency, hepatic or renal dysfunction, parasitism, or of a traumatic origin. They are most commonly used as part of the medical management of congestive heart failure and other conditions where the body is retaining too much fluid.
Furosemide Tablets are prescribed in the treatment of swelling associated with heart failure, especially when the swelling is caused by water retention. It’s a proven diuretic—a medication that helps remove excess fluid from the body—and saluretic—a medication excess sodium from the kidneys. By relieving the body of excess fluid and sodium, it helps to relieve inflammation and its unpleasant symptoms. Customers may receive this uncoated tablet under the names Lasix, Frusomide, Salix. Proudly sourced directly from the manufacturer or their approved distributor. Guaranteed genuine and backed by the manufacturer.
Features of Furosemide For Dogs
Furosemide is a diuretic, which is a medication used in many species to remove excess fluid from the body.
- – Used to treat congestive heart failure and some other heart diseases
- – Treats fluid in the lungs and certain kidney diseases
- – Also treats high blood pressure, high potassium blood levels, fluid in the abdomen,
Uses/benefits of Furosemide For Dogs
Furosemide is a diuretic used to remove excess fluid from the body. It’s indicated in the treatment of congestive heart failure, some other heart diseases, pulmonary edema, certain kidney diseases, high blood pressure, high potassium level in the blood, ascites (fluid in the abdomen), and certain kinds of tissue edema (swelling).
- Furosemide is a loop diuretic available by prescription used to treat fluid retention (edema) in dogs, cats, and horses with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or certain kidney disease. Furosemide is also used to treat high blood pressure.
- Do not give this medication if your pet or horse is not urinating.
- Furosemide can make your pet or horse’s skin more sensitive to sunlight and sunburn may occur.
- Discard the open bottle of Oral Solution after 90 days.
- The injectable solution can be administered by IV or IM injection.
Dose and Administration:
Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Dosage, frequency, and duration of treatment vary with each disease, disease severity, and response to treatment. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. May be given with or without food. If using the transdermal gel, apply to the skin as directed by your veterinarian. If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give 2 doses at once. This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed.
Possible Side Effects
Dehydration with excessive thirst and increased or decreased urine production have been reported. Electrolyte imbalances (e.g., low sodium, potassium, or calcium), often with rapid heart rate, weakness, depression, vomiting, and restlessness are also possible. If you see any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately. Rarely, pets may see an increase in blood glucose level, anemia, pale gums, tiredness, or weakness. A decrease in white blood cells, (making your pet more susceptible to infections) and stomach or intestinal disorders (with vomiting or diarrhea) are also possible, but rare.
Prices of Furosemide For Dogs
$10.13 – $27.80