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Folder  Florinef (fludrocortisone acetate), daily oral mineralocorticoid

Product insert, purchasing options - prescription required!

 

 

Folder  Glucocorticoids

Prednisone, Prednisolone, Hydrocortisone, etc

 

 

Folder  Percorten-v (also known as "DOCP"), monthly injectable mineralocorticoid

Product insert, purchasing options - prescription required!

 

 

Characteristics of the Corticosteroids

*Relative comparison, setting the mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid properties of hydrocortisone as "1" (The South African Medicines Formulary: Table: Characteristics of the Corticosteroids")

http://canineaddisonsinfo.com/GlucCharTable.html

 

 

Corticosteroids

PetEducation: Drs. Foster & Smith (Steroids, Adrenocorticosteroids, Adrenocortical Hormones)

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/rx_info_sheets/rx_corticosteroids.pdf

 

 

Drug-Herbal Interactions

Pages with charts of herbals and drug interactions.

https://www.standardprocess.com/MediHerb-Document-Library/Catalog-Files/herb-drug-interaction-chart.pdf

http://www.itmonline.org/arts/herbdrug2.htm

http://reference.medscape.com/drug-interactionchecker

 

 

Glucocorticoids - Cortisol

Colorado State: the function of glucocorticoids

http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/endocrine/adrenal/gluco.html

 

 

Medication options

Discount Pet Medications: "best prices" for Florinef, Percorten-v, Prednisone, Prednisolone, Hydrocortisone, Dexamethasone

http://www.discountpetmedicines.com/canine-addisons-disease-dog.htm#meds

 

 

Mineralocorticoids - Aldosterone

Colorado State: the function of mineralocorticoids

http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/endocrine/adrenal/mineralo.html

 

 

Rimadyl (and other NSAIDS) should not be given to any dog that's being treated for Addison's Disease!

The title of this page is "Rimadyl" -but the warnings and precautions apply to the use of any/all NSAIDS if a dog is receiving medications for the treatment of Addison's Disease (corticosteroids, prednisone, etc.)

http://www.marvistavet.com/html/rimadyl.html

 

 

Switching from Percorten-v to Florinef -and from Florinef to Percorten-v

Use of Florinef (fludrocortisone acetate) for the off-label Treatment of Canine Addison's Disease ...extracted from "Essentials of Small Animal Internal Medicine" -edited by Susan E. Bunch, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, North Carolina State University

http://canineaddisonsinfo.com/SwitchTable.html

 

 

Too much or too little?

What are the signs of too much or too little prednisone, Florinef or DOCP?

http://canineaddisonsinfo.com/Toomuch_toolittle.html

 

  

Pros and Cons of Percorten and Florinef
Comparison of medication options used to maintain electrolyte balance in the treatment of Primary/Typical Canine Addison's Disease

 

 

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