Zycortal Suspension is an injectable medication used as replacement therapy in dogs with primary hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's disease). Zycortal Suspension replaces mineralocorticoids which are deficient in dogs with Addison's.
For use as replacement therapy for mineralocorticoid deficiency in dogs with primary hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's disease).
Possible Side Effects
Adverse reactions can occur and may include polyuria, polydipsia, depression/lethargy, inappropriate urination, alopecia, decreased appetite/anorexia, panting, vomiting, diarrhea, and shaking/trembling.
Drug & Food Interactions
The effectiveness of Zycortal Suspension may be reduced if potassium-sparing diuretics, such as spironolactone, are administered concurrently.
Any dog presenting with severe hypovolemia, dehydration, pre-renal azotemia and inadequate tissue perfusion must be rehydrated with intravenous fluid (saline) therapy before starting treatment with Zycortal Suspension.
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