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Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

Azodyl is a nutritional supplement that may decrease azotemia, a condition in which there is too much nitrogen—in the form of urea, creatinine, and other waste products—in the blood. Azotemia occurs in both dogs and cats that have chronic kidney disease (CKD). In theory, Azodyl works by adding nitrogen-consuming bacteria into the intestines. Azodyl should be considered an adjunct (secondary) treatment for CKD.

How do I give this medication?

Give this medication whole. Do not open the capsules.

What if I do miss giving a dose?

azodyl2Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give two doses at once.

How do I store this medicine?


What are the potential side effects?

Adverse effects with Azodyl are rare.


Are there any possible drug interactions?

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