Spironolactone / Hydrochlorothiazide (Generic) Rx
25mg / 25mg Tablet
$0.95 per tablet

Spironolactone / Hydrochlorothiazide (Generic) Rx

Tablet
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

Spironolactone / Hydrochlorothiazide (Generic) Diuretic for Dogs and Cats

What are Spironolactone / Hydrochlorothiazide (Generic) Tablets for Dogs and Cats?

  • Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide are prescription medications often used in the treatment of heart failure.
  • Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide work in the kidneys to help the body remove excess fluid and salt.
  • Spironolactone helps the body to retain the potassium that is sometimes lost in large amounts when using other diuretics such as using Hydrochlorothiazide alone.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide can lower blood pressure.

Why do cats and dogs use Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide?

  • Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide are usually prescribed in combination with other drugs to treat heart failure and relieve extra pressure on the heart.
  • Spironolactone is often used in combination with another diuretic, such as Hydrochlorothiazide.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide can also be given to reduce hypertension.

What else should I know about Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide?

  • Because Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide can change salts and electrolytes in the blood, your veterinarian may ask for regular bloodwork. These tests are very important.
  • Make sure your dog and cat have access to plenty of fresh, clean water while taking Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide as the drugs will make them drink and urinate more.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide interacts with insulin, so should be used carefully in dogs and cats with diabetes.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide has a slightly bitter taste.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide?

  • Contact your veterinarian immediately if you see your dog or cat develop skin sores, facial itching, persistent or severe lack of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, low energy, increased breathing rate or effort, trouble walking or balancing, excessive thirst, muscle weakness, collapsing, fainting, lack of urination, or racing heartbeat.
  • Contact your veterinarian immediately if your companion stops drinking or urinating.

How do you use Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide?

  • Wear gloves when handling tablets containing Spironolactone. Prolonged exposure to Spironolactone can cause birth defects, reproductive harm, cancer, or organ damage.
  • Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide can be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.

What is in Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide?

  • The drugs Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide are diuretics that work in the kidneys to remove excess fluids and salt from the body.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide?

  • Dogs and cats may use Spironolactone and Hydrochlorothiazide for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.