Gabapentin has anti-seizure capabilities that have garnered mixed reviews among veterinary neurology experts. For control of pain, gabapentin is typically used in combination with other types of pain reliever that can later be slowly reduced and eliminated.
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What is Gabapentin Tablet?
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 Tablet for?
For use in horses, cats, and dogs.
Why use Gabapentin Tablet?
Features of Gabapentin:
- Could control seizures in foals with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
- Manages chronic pain
- Can treat refractory seizures in horses, cats, and dogs
How does Gabapentin Tablet work?
Gabapentin is an anti-epileptic drug, otherwise known as an anticonvulsant. It affects nerves and chemicals in the body that are responsible for some types of pain and seizures.
Sun Pharmaceuticals, Aurobindo Pharma Limited, Ascend, Glenmark or other generic brand
How is Gabapentin Tablet sold?
Sold by the tablet in 100 mg, 300 mg, or 600 mg strengths
What are the side effects of Gabapentin Tablet?
Sedation is the most frequently-reported adverse reaction associated with gabapentin. Monitor your pet for symptoms like drowsiness or incoordination.
What special precautions are there?
Because gabapentin is almost completely eliminated from the body by the urinary tract and kidneys, it should be administered with caution in animals with kidney disease.
What to do if overdose?
Immediately contact your closest animal hospital.
How can I store Gabapentin Tablet?
Store at room temperature.
Never abruptly discontinue gabapentin use. This may results in life-threatening seizures.
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