Zycortal Suspension Injectable
This item requires prescription approval.
Prescription medications are currently limited to CA residents. More states coming soon!!
- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Zycortal Suspension is given subcutaneously as replacement therapy for mineralocorticoid deficiency in dogs with primary hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s disease)
- Injectable making it an easy and quick administration
- Helps with Addison Disease
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Use with caution in dogs with congestive heart disease, edema, severe renal disease or primary hepatic failure. Desoxycorticosterone pivalate may cause polyuria, polydipsia, increased blood volume, edema and cardiac enlargement. Excessive weight gain may indicate fluid retention secondary to sodium retention. Do not use desoxycorticosterone pivalate in pregnant dogs
Any dog presenting with severe hypovolemia, dehydration, pre-renal azotemia and inadequate tissue perfusion (“Addisonian crisis”) must be rehydrated with intravenous fluid (saline) therapy before starting treatment with ZYCORTAL Suspension. The effectiveness of ZYCORTAL Suspension may be reduced if potassium-sparing diuretics, such as spironolactone, are administered concurrently.
Food and Drug Interactions
Other drugs can interact with famotidine so tell your veterinarian what medications (including vitamins, supplements, herbal therapies, and treats) you are giving your animal
Not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. Consult a physician in case of accidental human exposure.
Possible Side Effects
In field studies and post‐approval experience, the most common side effects reported were: polyuria, polydipsia, depression/lethargy, pain on injection, weight gain, inappropriate urination, alopecia, decreased appetite/anorexia, panting, vomiting, diarrhea, shaking/trembling, polyphagia, urinary tract infection, urinary tract incontinence, anaphylaxis, anemia, restlessness and collapse
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Store at controlled room temperature 77°F with excursions between 59°- 86°F permitted. Do not freeze.