What You Should Know About Epilepsy in Dogs

What You Should Know About Epilepsy in Dogs There are like, 8 different anticonvulsants in dog medicine these days. And epilepsy is common. My favorite medicines are usually mild and don’t include Phenobarbital. However I’m not going to let the dog continue to have spells to avoid it, or to be ‘cool’ and use Keppra … Read more

Levetiracetam: Use in dogs and cats (From the interweb)

Levetiracetam: This pyrrolidine-based anticonvulsant has an unknown mechanism of action. It has been used as an adjunct AED for dogs and cats and is occasionally used as monotherapy. In dogs, it has excellent oral bioavailability, does not appear to undergo hepatic metabolism, is primarily excreted unchanged in the urine, and has a half-life of ~4 … Read more

Epilepsy: Canine: Anticonvulsant Therapy

Epilepsy in dogs Escaping dogs Dogs on Diazepam, Phenobarbital, KBr and Prednisolone Clorazepate dipotassium (Tranxene:Abbott) is a benzodiazepine pro-drug 2mg/kg q12 FORRESTER, S. DRU, D.V.M., M.S., DIP ACVIM ET AL KBr 15mg/lb – 25mg/lb and even 45mg/lb Loading – rapid control: A loading dose of 450-600 mg/kg, usually divided over 5 days, If the patient … Read more