Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes excess salt and water from the body. Off-label usage in animals of the human prescription medicine is widespread to treat nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, bladder stones, calcium-containing kidney stones, heart failure, and high blood pressure.
Who is Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet for?
Human drug with off label uses for pets per your vets recommendation.
Why use Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet?
This drug is often used to treat calcium-containing stones, heart failure, and excessive blood pressure in animals. It can also be used to treat nephrogenic diabetic insipidus, a rare illness.
How does Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet work?
This medicine is a strong diuretic that works within the kidneys to clear the body of excess salt and water.
Accord or other generic brand
How is Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet sold?
Sold per Tablet in strengths of 25 mg or 50 mg.
What are the side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet?
Hydrochlorothiazide can cause anemia or other blood problems in certain individuals. Seek immediate veterinarian care if you see any indications of a response like this. Excessive thirst, weakness, passing out (collapse), no urine, fast pulse, and pale gums are all signs of severe, significant adverse effects. If you are worried about any of your pet's symptoms, contact your veterinarian. An increase in urine is a common but minor adverse effect. In certain animals, the increased desire to urinate might create restlessness. Ensure that the animal can use the bathroom as often as needed, especially when the dosage is raised or the medicine is first introduced. Vomiting or diarrhea are other possible side effects. These symptoms are not cause for worry unless they are persistent, worsening, or severe.
What special precautions are there?
Use caution in administering to animals with diarrhea or those who are vomiting. Weigh potential benefits vs. risks with your veterinarian prior to use. An allergic reaction is possible in animals with known allergies to sulfa drugs. Administer cautiously to animals with blood salt, blood sugar, or body water imbalances, or to those with severe liver or kidney disease. Keep away from animals and children.
Hydrochlorothiazide overdose can be dangerous, as symptoms can include seizures, coma, electrolyte (salt) imbalance, low blood pressure, or dehydration. If you suspect or notice that an animal has been overdosed with this product, immediately consult poison control or a veterinarian for treatment advice. 24-hour animal poison control centers include the Pet Poison HELPLINE at 855-764-7661, or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435. Please note that these centers do charge a fee for consultations.
How can I store Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet?
Keep stored in a cool and dry environment
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.