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Prescription Diuretics for Dogs

Prescription diuretics for dogs are medications used to increase the amount of salt and water expelled from your dog’s body as urine. Diuretics can be used as part of medical management of congestive heart failure, as well as other conditions where the body may retain too much fluid. They often begin working within minutes of injection and can have a peak effect after 30 minutes. Your veterinarian will prescribe your dog diuretics based on their body weight. Diuretics are generally safe for dogs but always consult with your veterinarian before use to ensure proper dosage and care for your pup.

Frequently Asked Questions

Diuretics are medications designed to increase the amount of salt and water expelled from your dog’s body as urine. Diuretics can be used as part of medical management of congestive heart failure, as well as other conditions where the body may retain too much fluid.

The usual dosage can vary based on your dog’s body weight. It is best to check with your veterinarian before giving your pet any medication to ensure the proper dosage and treatment is given.

Diuretics can take effect within minutes of intravenous injection, with a peak effect after about 30 minutes.

Diuretics are generally safe for dogs when used as directed. Though you should consult with your veterinarian before administering any medications as wrong dosages can be fatal depending on your pup’s health.

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