- A diuretic-saluretic for prompt relief of edema.
- A high degree of efficacy, low-inherent toxicity and a high therapeutic index.
- A rapid onset of action and of comparatively short duration.
- for use in Dogs, Cats and Horses
Possible Side Effects:
Increased thirst and increased urination. Furosemide is associated with an increase in blood sugar levels. This is not a problem for most patients but a different diuretic may be a better choice for a diabetic patient. Hearing loss has been reported, especially in cats, when large amounts of injectable lasix have been used in a crisis.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Store between 59° and 86° F. Protect from freezing.
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's presription instructions for your pet.
Dosage and Administration:
The usual dosage of Salix® is 1 to 2 mg/lb. body weight approximately 2.5 to 5 mg/kg. The lower dosage is suggested for cats.
Administer once or twice daily at 6 to 8 hour intervals either orally, intravenously, or intramuscularly.
A prompt diuresis usually ensues from the initial treatment. Diuresis may be initiated by the parenteral administration of Salix® Injection and then maintained by oral administration.
DOG AND CAT:
One-half to one 50 mg scored tablet per 25 pounds body weight. One 12.5 mg tablet per 5 to 10 pounds body weight. Administer once or twice daily, permitting a 6 to 8 hour interval between treatments. In refractory or severe edematous cases, the dosage may be doubled or increased by increments of 1 mg per pound body weight as recommended in preceding paragraphs,
Do Not Use In Horses Intended For Human Consumption