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Percorten-V for Dogs, 25 mg/mL Vial

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Description

Percorten-V is an injectable prescription medication formulated to help dogs manage canine Addison’s disease. This complex disease affects the adrenal glands and can happen to dogs of any age. Percorten-V has a history of proven success and by monitoring your pet and administering regular injections, it can help your dog get back on track and back to his daily duties.

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Uses

Percorten-V is indicated as replacement therapy for the mineralocorticoid deficit in dogs with primary adrenocortical insufficiency.

Possible Side Effects

Possible side effects that have been reported include depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, polydipsia, and polyuria. Some of these effects may resolve with adjustments in dose or interval of Percorten-V or concomitant glucocorticoid administration.

Drug & Food Interactions

Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs the pet is taking before starting this medication.

Precautions

Do not use in pregnant dogs or in dogs suffering from congestive heart failure, severe renal disease, or edema. Reduce dosage in dogs showing signs of hypernatremia or hypokalemia. Like other adrenocortical hormones, Percorten-V may cause severe side effects if dosage is too high or prolonged.

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  • Item Number
    153677
  • Generic Name
    Desoxycorticosterone pivalate (DOCP)
  • For Use With
    Dogs
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Percorten-V
  • Administration Form
    Injection
  • Lifestage
    Adult
  • Product Form
    Injectable
  • Health Condition
    Addison's Disease
  • Drug Type
    Hormone
Ingredients

25mg desoxycorticosterone pivalate, 10.5mg methylcellulose, 3mg sodium carboxymethylcellulose, 1mg polysorbate 80 and 8mg sodium chloride with 0.002% thimerosal as preservative in water for injection.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Give this medication according to your veterinarian's instructions.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperature of 77°F with excursions between 59-86°F permitted. Protect from light. Protect from freezing.

FAQ

How does this medication work?

Percorten-V is an injectable suspension of desoxycorticosterone pivalate (DOCP). DOCP replaces the mineralocorticoid hormones not produced by Addisonian dogs. Administered via easy, intramuscular doses every 21 to 30 days. Animals suffering from hypovolemia, pre-renal azotemia, and inadequate tissue perfusion must be rehydrated with intravenous fluid (saline) therapy, and primary renal disease should be ruled out before starting Percorten-V therapy.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Works great just expensive

    By littlefoot on Jun 12, 2021

    Helps keep my dog with addisons happy and healthy, just wish there was a generic/cheaper option. I roughly get 2 doses out of 1 bottle for my 48 pound dog. Luckily after about 4 doses (1 every month) each month he'll be tapered out soon so it won't be as costly. The shipping time is important with this medication as well and chewy is great with it!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Percorten order review

    By Linda on Feb 15, 2021

    Thank you for getting this much needed prescription to me in a timely manner. You guys do a great job filling all my other prescriptions, dog and cat food and supplies. Great job !!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Thanks for the great customer service

    By Linda on Sep 13, 2020

    The young ladies I spoke with were helpful and knowledgeable

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Prescription Medicine

    By DOCP on Mar 21, 2020

    Excellent product with very fast shipping. Great savings.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Price and good packaging

    By skgberry on Mar 6, 2020

    Thank you for sending this expensive medication safely.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Chewy is Great

    By Candy on May 8, 2019

    One of our dogs has Addison's and is on a special diet as well as needing monthly injections. I am now able to get both the food and medication from Chewy which not only saves me money but gets it to me quickly. They are wonderful and really work to satisfy their customers. That's rare in the world today. Thanks Chewy!

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Works well for Addisons Disease

    By AddisonsOwner on Mar 11, 2019

    We give monthly injections to our dogs instead of having to have the dog stress out over the vet visit which can make the sympoms worse. We have had no issues with ordering this from Chewy. I only wish it wasn't so expensive per dose but that is mostly on manufacturer.

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