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Primidone (Generic) Tablets for Dogs, 250-mg, 1 tablet

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Description

Primidone is a prescription anticonvulsant used in treating epilepsy in dogs. It controls the severity and frequency of seizures associated with epilepsy, can be used for long-term treatment and provides an effective means of controlling convulsions associated with infectious neuropathies, such as viral encephalitis and distemper. It comes in a tablet form so you can easily hide it in a pill pocket and give it as a tasty treat or disguise it in your pal’s favorite wet food. Customers may receive this drug under the names Mysoline, Myidone.

Uses

Primidone is indicated for long-term control of convulsions, seizures, and epilepsy in dogs.

Possible Side Effects

Possible side effects include liver toxicity, anxiety when initiating treatment, agitation when initiating treatment, increased thirst, increased urination, increased appetite and weight gain. Other side effects are possible. Contact your veterinarian if your pet is unwell in any way after taking Primidone.

Drug & Food Interactions

Do not give primidone to dogs allergic to Phenobarbital. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you notice any strange behaviors or symptoms in your pet after administering Primidone.

Precautions

Tell your veterinarian if your dog is pregnant, lactating or if you intend to breed your pet. Use caution when giving other medications that may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Primidone should not be given to cats.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Mysoline, Myidone.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146859
  • Dosage Measure
    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.
  • Generic Name
    Primidone
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Mylepsin, Neurosyn, Mysoline
  • For Use With
    Dogs
  • Product Form
    Tablet
  • Health Condition
    Seizures
  • Drug Type
    Anticonvulsant
Ingredients
Ingredients

Primidone.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Use exactly as directed by your veterinarian, as dosage is typically dependent on weight. Primidone can be given with food. Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink.

Storage Instructions

Store at temperatures between 68° - 77°F.

FAQ

What is Primidone?

Primidone is used to for long-term control of convulsions, seizures, and epilepsy in dogs.

What are the benefits of Primidone?

Controls severity and frequency of seizures associated with epilepsy.Can be used for long-term treatment. Provides and effective means of controlling convulsions associated with infectious neuropathies such as viral encephalitis and distemper.

How is this medication given?

Give Primidone exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Your pet's dosage is generally based on his/her body weight.

Primidone can be given with food. Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink.

How does this medication work?

When Primidone is ingested, it's converted to phenobarbital which is an anticonvulsant. It works by decreasing nerve impulses in the nervous system, which helps to reduce seizures.

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