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Salix (Furosemide) Tablets for Dogs & Cats

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Description

Salix is an oral diuretic prescribed by veterinarians in the treatment of edema associated with cardiac insufficiency and acute non-inflammatory tissue edema in dogs and cats.

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Uses

Salix is an effective diuretic possessing a wide therapeutic range by promoting the rapid removal of excess fluid that can build up as a result of kidney failure, heart failure and other medical problems. It may also be used to treat high blood pressure.

Possible Side Effects

Your pet may experience dehydration, abnormal urine production, electrolyte imbalances, vomiting, weakness, increased heart rate, depression or restlessness. If any of the following side effects occur, or others that are not listed, please contact your veterinarian immediately.

Drug & Food Interactions

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

Precautions

Do not use in animals who are allergic to sulfa drugs or furosemide. This medication may increase urination. Be cautious using Salix in animals with diabetes mellitus and kidney disease.

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  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    296704
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Salix
  • Generic Name
    Furosemide
  • For Use With
    Dogs & Cats
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Product Form
    Tablet
  • Health Condition
    Congestive Heart Failure, Liver Disease, Kidney Disease, High Blood Pressure
  • Drug Type
    Diuretic
Ingredients

Furosemide, Lactose Monohydrate, Starch, Corn, Cellulose, Microcrystalline, Magnesium Stearate, FD&C Yellow No. 5.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Follow instructions exactly as given by your veterinarian, as dosage depends on milligram concentration. Give between 1/2 and one 50 mg scored tablet per 25 pounds of body weight once or twice daily. Give one 12.5 mg tablet per 5 to 10 pounds of body weight.

Storage Instructions

Store at or below 77°F.

FAQ

What is Salix?

Salix is an oral medication that acts as a diuretic to help draw excess fluid off of the body that accumulates due to heart failure, kidney failure, and other medical problems. It may also be effective in treating high blood pressure (hypertension).

What are the benefits of Salix?

  • Easy to give.
  • Can remove extra fluid from the body caused by congestive heart failure, heart problems, kidney problems, and other conditions.
  • May also help in the management of hypertension (high blood pressure).

How is this medication given?

Give Salix by mouth exactly according to your veterinarians instructions with or without food. Make sure your pet has access to water at all times while on this medication.

If you have any questions regarding the use of Salix, contact your veterinarian.

How does this medication work?

Salix is a diuretic that blocks the absorption of salt and fluid in the kidney tubules causing an increase in urine output. This helps rid the body of excess fluid.

What results can I expect?

Salix helps to relieve the symptoms associated with your pets excess fluid accumulation (edema) but it will not cure the primary problem. This will help improve your pets quality of life.

This medication is quick acting so you may notice a difference in your pet quickly. Salix is very short-acting so it needs to be given on schedule in order to continue to see results.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Salix/furosemide

    By Goodybox on Aug 6, 2021

    This medication plus the Vetmedin or pimobendan has helped save my dogs life - actually added years to his life. If your dog or cat has a heart condition, this medication is a must. It's a diaretic, so liquid doesn't stay around the heart.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Medication

    By BAB7485 on Sep 20, 2021

    This is a great medication. Our dog has CHF and this medication helps him immensely. I highly recommend it if your pet is suffering from CHF.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Works perfectly

    By RebeccaS on Jun 13, 2021

    My little guy is on lasix for his heart. This medication is small enough to hide in treats. Autoship makes refills very fast and easy.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    These work great!!!

    By Gma707 on Apr 28, 2021

    Buttercup is taking these to help manage her congestive heart failure and they seem to be working as they are suppose to.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent medication at a very reasonable price

    By Jock on Apr 28, 2021

    The ordering, prescription process and efficient delivery of this much needed prescription medicine was superior.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Exelente muy exelente

    By DIEGO on Feb 9, 2021

    Exelente todo muy exelente Las pastillas llegaron rápido

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Thank You for the Furosemide

    By Gobi on Jul 6, 2020

    It was convenient to be able to order this medication for my pug; my vet can provide it as well, but the convenience of mail order, and not having to go in to pick it up, is great

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Prompt service as usual

    By Beaucpr11 on Jul 6, 2020

    Chewy contacted my vet for this new order, filled and shipped it promptly. Thank you Chewy for excellent service.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Smooth process

    By ScoutsMom on Nov 21, 2019

    The med is working well for our pup's heart condition. I write this review to give a thumb's up to Chewy for contacting my vet for approval. Entire process took only a few days and I had the med within a week. Smooth.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Price

    By Snowey74 on Aug 25, 2019

    Our 12 year old "puppy" has been taking this med for 5 years and our vet is pleased with her clear lungs. Chewy can't be beat on pricing, service and FAST shipping!

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