Fludrocortisone is only for cats and dogs. Do not
use in other animals or humans. Do not administer to any animal that
does not have a prescription. Do not allow children to administer this
Read all manufacturer-provided precautionary statements
Use as prescribed. Your veterinarian may adjust dosages
based on the results of occasional blood tests measuring potassium and
- Give cats 1 tablet (0.1 mg) once per day with food.
- Give dogs 0.009 mg per pound of body weight once
per day with food.
- Allow pet unrestricted access to water during treatment.
Frequency of Use:
Administer Fludrocortisone once daily, or as prescribed
by your veterinarian.
If you miss a dose, administer it as soon as you
remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, just wait.
Do not double up on Fludrocortisone doses.
Store out of reach of children and animals.
Keep at room temperature.
It is a violation of Federal
Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Fludrocortisone is a mineralocorticoid that affects
the kidney, helping to balance sodium and potassium levels. This product
serves as a replacement therapy in animals that do not produce enough
of certain hormones in their adrenal glands.
Fludrocortisone requires a prescription from your
Active Ingredient (per tablet): Fludrocortisone Acetate 0.1 mg
Keep this product out of reach of children and animals.
Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Fludrocortisone is only for dogs and cats. Not for
use in other animals. Not for human consumption.
Follow your veterinarian's prescription.
CAUTION: Not for use in animals with
a serious viral, bacterial, or fungal infection. This product weakens
the immune system. Because your pet will have an impaired ability to
fight infections, avoid common sources of infection.
Tell the prescribing veterinarian if your pet has
heart, hepatic, or renal disease. Also, inform your veterinarian if
your pet has diabetes, stomach ulcers, hypothyroidism, or other conditions.
The safety of using Fludrocortisone in pregnant and
lactating animals has not been proven.
Fludrocortisone can cause a rise in blood pressure.
Discontinue use and consult your veterinarian if you notice this or
weight gain in your pet.
Other side effects may include stomach upset, vomiting,
difficulty sleeping, muscle weakness, joint pain, increased hunger or
thirst, or problems managing diabetes. Continue administration but talk
to your veterinarian about the reaction.
Facial swelling, itching, cold limbs, difficulty
breathing, hives, rash, shock, and other symptoms may indicate an allergic
reaction. Seek emergency veterinary treatment.
Edema, hypertension, weight gain, hypokalemia, and
Cushing's disease are symptoms of an overdose. Overdose is most likely
from high intake over a prolonged period; one isolated large dose is
unlikely to cause adverse effects. Contact your veterinarian right away.
Although Fludrocortisone is a corticosteroid, it
should not be used as an anti-inflammatory agent.
Do not give your pet any other medication or supplement
without first checking with your veterinarian.