Gabapentin is most commonly prescribed together with other pain relievers, slowly discontinuing use of those other medications over time. The anti-seizure uses have received mixed reviews from veterinary neurologists.
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What is Gabapentin Capsule?
Gabapentin may be prescribed by your veterinarian for the treatment of Idiopathic epilepsy, pain management, seizures due to neonatal hypoxia. In cats and dogs Gabapentin is used to treat chronic pain, particularly of neuropathic origin. Gabapentin is also used as an adjunctive therapy for dogs and cats with refractory idiopathic epilepsy. In horses, Gabapentin may be used to control seizures in foals suffering from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
Who is Gabapentin Capsule for?
For use in cats, dogs, and horses.
Why use Gabapentin Capsule?
Features of Gabapentin:
- Manages chronic pain
- May treat refractory seizures
- Can be prescribed to regulate seizures in foals who suffer from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)
How does Gabapentin Capsule work?
Gabapentin, also known as an anticonvulsant, is an antiepileptic that disrupts nerves and chemicals known to cause some types of pain and seizures.
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How is Gabapentin Capsule sold?
Sold by the capsule in strengths of 100 mg, 300 mg or 400 mg
What are the side effects of Gabapentin Capsule?
Sedation is the most frequently reported reaction of Gabapentin. Pay close attention to your pet and watch for signs of drowsiness or incoordination.
What special precautions are there?
Because it is almost completely eliminated from the body by the urinary tract and kidneys, Gabapentin should be administered with caution to animals who suffer from kidney disease.
What to do if overdose?
In case of overdose, immediately contact your closest emergency animal hospital.
How can I store Gabapentin Capsule?
Store at room temperature.
Do not suddenly discontinue use of Gabapentin. This could cause life-threatening seizure activity.
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