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My Dog Charlie is having bad Seizures since Christmas. He is…

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My Dog Charlie is having bad Seizures since Christmas. He is 12 year old Weimaraner with multiple tumors. We think he has a nasal/brain tumor that is causing the problem. He seems to be in pain. Can I give him Acepromazine or Trazadone to calm him down

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the Dog's name?

Charlie

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Charlie?

He has had nose bleeds violent sneezes and reverse sneezing since July.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I am sorry to hear about Charlie having tumors, and these seizures.

Acepromazine is not recommend for dogs that have seizures; there can actually be more seizures if you give it.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Trazadone would be safer, but may not help with the seizures. I would get something from your veterinarian such as phenobarb or levetiracetam for the seizures.

Are the nose bleeds from both nostrils, or just one? If from just one nostril, a nasal tumor is likely in an older dog.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

There is a Chinese herb called Yunnan Baiyao that might help with the nose bleeds.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

How is Charlie doing? I hope you were able to see my responses.

Please let me know if this was helpful and if I can answer anything else.

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