What is Percorten-V?
Who is it for?
What are the benefits?
How does Percorten-V work?
Percorten-V also prevents the life-threatening shock and build up of potentially toxic substances in the blood in animals with Addison's disease.
The most important effect of Percorten-V is to increase the rate of absorption of sodium and water by the kidney. The increased absorption of water into the blood stream helps maintain blood pressure. Another important effect of Percorten-V is increased excretion of potassium by the kidney into the urine.
Is there a generic equivalent available?
How is it given?
Dosage varies per patient and is adjusted based upon blood electrolyte (e.g., sodium and potassium) levels.
Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian.
What results can I expect?
What form(s) does it come in?
Please click on "More Information" for possible drug and food interactions with this medication.