- antiseizure medication that may be useful as an add-on drug for refractory epilepsy.
- Zonisamide can be used together with phenobarbital and/or potassium bromide for treating seizures, incases where your dog's seizures are not adequately controlled while taking phenobarbital or potassium bromide alone or combined.
- for use in Dogs and Cats
Possible Side Effects:
Do not give Zonisamide to pets who are allergic to similar medications or to sulfonamides. If your pet has liver or kidney disease, use Zonisamide with caution only as directed by your veterinarian and only if the benefits outweigh the risks. This medication cannot be used in pregnant females because birth defects can occur in fetuses that are exposed to Zonisamide.
Zonisamide is known to cause birth defects in puppies and kittens and should not be given to pregnant or nursing animals.
Zonisamide should be stored at room temperature out of reach from children, pets, and light.
Dosage and Administration:
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for this medication and discuss with your Veterinarian any instructions you do not understand.
Active Ingredients: Zonisamide