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by fotyfobravo
Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Zonisamide
Replies: 5
Views: 2112

Re: Zonisamide

....Zonisamide UPDATE .... Lucy is now OFF the phenobarbital and stable on the zonisamide. She is back to her normal laid back self. I thought she was GONE. Very pleased and I appreciate the information gained from this forum. Her obsession for food is gone and we are amazed that she has improved s...
by fotyfobravo
Tue Jun 04, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: 12 pound chihuahua / How much zonisamide ?
Replies: 7
Views: 8414

Re: 12 pound chihuahua / How much zonisamide ?

:D UPDATE ! Lucy is now reduced to a half pill of phenobarb a day and is now taking the 50 mg zonisamide (bid). Her behavior has returned almost to her old self. Still a little hyper but not near as bad as 2 weeks ago. She once again will sit on the sofa and be petted. We will hope the seizures do n...
by fotyfobravo
Tue May 28, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: 12 pound chihuahua / How much zonisamide ?
Replies: 7
Views: 8414

Re: 12 pound chihuahua / How much zonisamide ?

Thanks very much for the encouraging replies and good information. After a week of half dose (reduction) of the phenobarbital with adding the 50 mg zonisamide (bid) we have seen a cautious improvement in Lucy's irritability and hyperactivity. This improvement started about the 4th day into weaning h...
by fotyfobravo
Fri May 24, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Zonisamide
Replies: 5
Views: 2112

Re: Zonisamide

My chihuahua Leee Leee, who has had two severe ( lasting hours ) focal motor seizures is being treated with Zonisamide 25 MG twice a day. She has put on phenobarb in the past by her Vet but I was concerned about the side effects. I found a Vet neurologist who recommended the Zonisamide three years ...
by fotyfobravo
Thu May 23, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: 12 pound chihuahua / How much zonisamide ?
Replies: 7
Views: 8414

Re: 12 pound chihua / How much zonisamide ?

MODERATOR....If you know a "better section" for my post to be in, please move as you wish. Thanks, Fred Hi Folks, I am brand new to this forum and will search former posts but hope to verify a little information. Our Lucy is a 9 year old Chihuahua / Russell mix that had increasing seizures which eve...
by fotyfobravo
Thu May 23, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: 12 pound chihuahua / How much zonisamide ?
Replies: 7
Views: 8414

12 pound chihuahua / How much zonisamide ?

Hi Folks, I am brand new to this forum and will search former posts but hope to verify a little information. Our Lucy is a 9 year old Chihuahua / Russell mix that had increasing seizures which eventually required Phenobarbital to control. It worked well and stopped the seizures but her personality r...