Gabapentin’s anti-seizure capabilities have met with mixed reviews among veterinary neurologists. For pain control, gabapentin is usually used in conjunction with other pain relievers that may later be tapered away.
Why use Gabapentin Capsules?
Gabapentin Capsules may treat refractory seizures in dogs, cats or Horses. It is used to manage chronic pain and may be used to control seizures in foals suffering from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
How to use Gabapentin Capsules?
Gabapentin should be used as directed by your veterinarian.
How do Gabapentin Capsules work?
Gabapentin is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant. It affects chemicals and nerves in the body that are involved in the cause of seizures and some types of pain.
How are Gabapentin Capsules sold?
Single Capsules in Strengths of 100 mg, 300 mg or 400 mg.
What special precautions are there when using Gabapentin Capsules?
Gabapentin is eliminated from the body almost entirely by the kidneys and urinary tract. Therefore, gabapentin should be used cautiously in animals suffering from kidney disease.
What are the side effects of Gabapentin Capsules?
The most common side effect seen with Gabapentin is sedation. Your pet should be monitored for symptoms such as incoordination or drowsiness.
What to do in case of overdose?
In case of overdose, contact your nearest emergency animal hospital.
How can you store Gabapentin Capsules?
Store at room temperature.