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Our dog has been having seizures for about 2 months.He is on
our dog has been having seizures for about 2 months.He is on Phenobarbitol which helps but he still has seizures 2-3 times a week.We are thinking of putting him on Nuroplex.What do you think … read more
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My 28 pound border collie mix is having seizures every hour.
My 28 pound border collie mix is having seizures every hour. Shes currently on 48.6mg (1.5 pills of 32.4 mg tabs) of phenobarbital every 12 hours, shes only had 2 doses and we haven't seen a lift in t… read more
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I have a 240 lb English Mastiff that suffered a heat stroke
I have a 240 lb English Mastiff that suffered a heat stroke a week ago. We've had him on phenobarbital to control his seizures. Other than phenobarbital, what other meds can be used that will not caus… read more
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Dr. Jo
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BA
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My 10.5 yr. old Golden Retriever has a 5 year history of idiopathic
My 10.5 yr. old Golden Retriever has a 5 year history of idiopathic epilepsy with onset at age 5. She was initially treated with phenobarbital but seizures were uncontrolled and KBr (2.5-3 ml BID) was… read more
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Hello My 7lbs dog is taking 1mg of Valium for seizures...Id
Hello My 7lbs dog is taking 1mg of Valium for seizures...I'd like to switch to injectable Versed..what dose would be equal?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 9 yr old shih tzu how has been gradually been getting
I have a 9 yr old shih tzu how has been gradually been getting worse over the course of a year. At first she every other month should would have a day where she would barley move and act drunk. When w… read more
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Dr. Gary
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My dog is on day 5 of a loading dose of KBr (1000 mg in am/
My dog is on day 5 of a loading dose of KBr (1000 mg in am/ 1000 pm) plus phenobarbital (45mg am/pm). He cannot walk very well at all, drooling, heavy panting, and pacing. Sometimes whining. He is 34 … read more
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Staffordshire bull terrier: My 3 yr..lb..phenobarbital for seizures
My 3 yr old, 65 lb Staffordshire bull terrier is on phenobarbital for seizures. She takes 1/2G every 12 hours. She also takes 2 mls bromide in the morning only. She just had 2 seizures in a row and is… read more
Veterinarian101
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My 13 yr old dog has had 3 short seizures within 3 hours. She
My 13 yr old dog has had 3 short seizures within 3 hours. She had cluster seizures and was hospitalized at Christmas and none since. She is on Zonisamide (200mg 2X day_ and phenobarb 97 mg 2X day) Can… read more
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My 8 y o f Beagle has petite mal seizures during thunder storms,
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, My 12 to 13 yr old Chiweenie woke me up at 3 in the
Hello, My 12 to 13 yr old Chiweenie woke me up at 3 in the morning having what I believe was a focal seizure. She had urinated, defecated, was head bobbing and hyper-salivating. Once we got her out of… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my girl beagle (about 28 lbs) is on phenobarb twice a day and
my girl beagle (about 28 lbs) is on phenobarb twice a day and I would like to ween her off and find a natural substitute if possible. She is getting 32.4 mg twice a day. She has been on it for 2 years… read more
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My dog is in his final days due to bone cancer, he has given
My dog is in his final days due to bone cancer, he has given the signs that it was time, like not eating, hiding from us etc. I would like his last days to be anxiety free, don't want him to be high j… read more
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cocker spaniel: 12 year old..with seizures which are well-controlled
I have a 12 year old cocker spaniel with seizures which are well-controlled. He takes KBr .66ml twice a day and 3 1/2 phenobarbs ( 2 am and 9 1/2 pm)1/4 gr each. Because his liver values are unhealthy… read more
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Hi I have a 5 1/2 year old Boston Terrier who started having
Hi I have a 5 1/2 year old Boston Terrier who started having seizures about 3 weeks ago. She was dx with epilepsy and started on 1/4g of phenobarb She continued to seizure, so the dose was increased t… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have just put to sleep my 11 month standard poodle. at the
I have just put to sleep my 11 month standard poodle. at the age of 7-8 months we woke up one morning to a full seizure- very scary. after just a few days he had another 3 seizures in one night and we… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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mal: My 2 year old shih Tzu(approx age asshe..rescue)..seizures
My 2 year old Shih Tzu(approx age asshe is a rescue) had grand mal seizures for three months. Ended up in ER for three days...did well on phenobarbital and KBr to the point of NO siezures for four mon… read more
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