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by Sue Urban
Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Has anyone used Gabapentene to control seizures?
Replies: 6
Views: 3254

Re: Has anyone used Gabapentene to control seizures?

I have used gabapentin both as a stand alone drug and also in combination with zonisamide. He is currently on 900 mg three times a day. (He weighs 130 ish). I have had great success with it as a combination drug with the zonisamide. It did not control seizures as a stand alone drug. Very few side ef...
by Sue Urban
Tue Apr 12, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Drug Interaction Question
Replies: 3
Views: 7210

Re: Drug Interaction Question

Thanks for your help. We went to vet yesterday and got a shot of Depomedrol. Hope it helps. He is on glucosomaine/chondroitin but not MSM or Vit. C. I do have him on fish oil. I will see how this works and then maybe consider the adequan as a longer term solution.
by Sue Urban
Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Drug Interaction Question
Replies: 3
Views: 7210

Drug Interaction Question

Maynard who is a 126 pound Greater Swiss Mountain Dog has been seizure free on 400 mg Zonisamide Bid and 900mg Gabapentin Tid for 18 months now. He has developed a limp most likelt due to arthritis and my vet and I want to treat conservatively. We want to make sure there are no drug interactions. Is...
by Sue Urban
Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:14 pm
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Question about FRONTLINE?
Replies: 4
Views: 4061

Frontline and Interceptor

All the vets I have discussed this w/ say interceptor is safe. I have my Swissy on it and he has had no problems. I just make sure I give it to him between his other meds. As for the Frontline, I will not use it on him. I thought it exacerabated one of his seizures and have kept him off of it since....
by Sue Urban
Fri Feb 22, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: 5 months and counting!!
Replies: 3
Views: 3302

5 months and counting!!

It will be 5 months tomorrow since Maynard's last seizure. This is the longest he has gone without a seizure since being diagnosed in August of 06. He remains on the Zonisamide 300 mg bid and Gabapentin 900 mg tid. He is happy, healthy, and a little fat, but I am so grateful for the Zonisamide. It i...
by Sue Urban
Wed Jan 02, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Adajade
Replies: 23
Views: 8411

Adajade

I am new to the forum but joined because like you, I was considering putting my 130 # Greater Swiss Mountain Dog to sleep because of seizures every other day for a period of a month. He is refractory to both Pb and KBr as well as Gabapentin and had worse seizures on Keppra. I finally got my vet to t...