| Ammonium Chloride
What is Acidurin?
Acidurin containing the active ingredient ammonium chloride is considered a urinary acidifier for cats and dogs. The medication is used in the prevention and treatment of urinary tract infections and reduction of crystals or stones in the urine of cats and dogs. Some people may also use the medication to allow easier bladder flow for pets.
How is Acidurin used?
Acidurin should be taken once or twice per day as directed by a veterinarian. The usual dosage is 1 tablet for every 5kg of the petís bodyweight. Contact a veterinarian for correct dosage as it will depend on the petís condition and their response to the medication.
Pets taking Acidurin may encounter side effects such as:
Contact a veterinarian immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
Do not use in pregnant cats and dogs as the product may cause fetal acidosis.
Immediately proceed to the veterinarian if your pet suffers an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Acidurin is not always suitable for all animals. Always consult your veterinarian prior to using this medication if your pet is pregnant, breastfeeding, breeding, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if it has any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the animal and the condition being treated. Do not adjust the dosage without the approval of your veterinarian. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.