Potassium Bromide

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Oral Solution

GENERAL

Potassium bromide is used to treat seizures, often in combination with phenobarbital. It may take months to reach its full effectiveness. The full effective dose is sometimes close to the toxic dose so be very careful when giving your pet this medication

PROPER USAGE

This drug should be given with food to reduce stomach upset. Missing a dose may cause your pet to have a seizure so try very hard not to miss doses. Do not give two doses at once. Cats should be watched very closely for signs of coughing and difficulty br

SIDE EFFECTS

Vomiting, Diarrhea or constipation, Loss of appetite, Dehydration, Kidney or liver dysfunction, Increase or decrease in appetite, Increase in thirst and urination, Tremors, Pancreatits

OTHER

When you first start your pet on Potassium Bromide your vet may instruct you to give doses that are 5 times the normal dose. This “loading dose” is normal is gets the medication into your pet quickly. If your pet develops any muscle pain or twitching, beh

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