Phenylpropanolamine

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Chews, Oral Suspension

GENERAL

Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) is used to tighten up the bladder sphincter for animals suffering from incontinence (urine leakage). This drug was taken off the human market in 1999 because it caused extreme high blood pressure and some strokes in some patients

PROPER USAGE

Phenylpropanolamine should not be used in animals with glaucoma, prostate disease, overactive thyroid, diabetes, heart disease or high blood pressure. It shouldn’t be used with drugs called MAO inhibitors but they aren’t used very often, check with your v

SIDE EFFECTS

Irritability, Restlessness, High blood pressure, Loss of appetite, Increase in heart rate

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