What is Trilostane Compounded?
Trilostane Compounded is used to treat dogs with hyperadrenocorticism, also known as Cushing's disease. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Trilostane Compounded requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
- Treats Cushing's disease in dogs
How does Trilostane work?
Trilostane controls the adrenal gland's excess production of cortisol, a hormone released into the bloodstream during times of stress.
Keep out of reach of children. Speak with your veterinarian about all medications your dog is taking, including over-the-counter medicines.
Trilostane Compounded Directions:
- Commonly Trilostane is given with food.
Should you miss a dose, give to your pet as soon as you remember. Do not give your pet a double dose.
Trilostane Compounded Dosage:
|All weights||Give exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.|
|Cats||Do not use!|
|Horses||Do not use!|
Store this product at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
What is a Compounded Medication?
A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).
If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.