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Percorten®-V Desoxycorticosterone Pivalate Injectable Suspension


PERCORTEN®-V desoxycorticosterone pivalate Injectable Suspension is the only medication approved by the FDA* for the treatment of Canine Addison's Disease.

PERCORTEN®-V desoxycorticosterone pivalate Injectable Suspension is a corticoid supplement. It replaces hormones that your dog's adrenal glands aren't producing and helps your dog's body regulate sodium and potassium levels, which are important for controlling blood pressure and function of the heart and nervous system.

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25mg/ml 4 ml
$219.99
$171.99
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**Note: This product requires a veterinarian's prescription to purchase.At checkout you will need to provide your veterinarian's FAX or email address. We will then send him or her a prescription verification that he or she will need to sign and return before we can ship you this product.


Benefits:

*  It is the only approved FDA treatment for canine Addison's disease
*  It is effective and effects can usually be seen within 24 to 48 hours
*  Improves life quality & expectancy in dogs & cats with Addison's disease
*  Helps prevent electrolyte disturbances
*  Long-acting injection

Administration:

Your veterinarian will give your dog PERCORTEN®-V desoxycorticosterone pivalate as an injection about every 25 days. In addition, PERCORTEN-V must be given in conjunction with oral steroid replacement therapy, under the direction of your veterinarian.

How Safe is PERCORTEN-V ?

Yes. Rigorous clinical testing has proven how safe PERCORTEN®-V desoxycorticosterone pivalate Injectable Suspension is. In fact, it's the only treatment approved by the FDA* for Canine Addison's Disease.

*NADA #141-029, Approved by FDA.

Side Effects:

It has been demonstrated that PERCORTEN®-V desoxycorticosterone pivalate Injectable Suspension is well tolerated with a low incidence of side effects. In a small percentage of treated dogs, depression, excessive thirst and urination, digestive, skin and coat changes, weakness, and injection site reactions pain, abscesses may occur. Some of these effects may resolve with adjustments in dose or interval of PERCORTEN-V or concomitant glucocorticoid administration. Do not use in pregnant dogs or in dogs that are suffering from congestive heart disease, severe renal disease, or edema. You should speak to your veterinarian for more information. For full product information, see product label.

Percorten®-V Desoxycorticosterone Pivalate Injectable Suspension


What you should know about this drug:

*It can not be given  to cats. PERCORTEN®-V desoxycorticosterone pivalate Injectable Suspension is strictly for the treatment of Canine Addison's Disease and should only be administered to dogs.

* PERCORTEN-V is not recommended for pregnant dogs. Pregnant dogs should not use PERCORTEN®-V desoxycorticosterone pivalate Injectable Suspension. For full product information, see product label.

*PERCORTEN-V is not recommended for dogs with heart disease or other conditions.  PERCORTEN®-V desoxycorticosterone pivalate Injectable Suspension should not be used on dogs suffering from congestive heart disease, severe renal disease or edema. Dogs with renal failure must be stabilized before receiving PERCORTEN-V. 

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