Dogs + Medications

  • Phytonadione is used to treat animals that have been poisoned with warfarin or bishydroxycoumarin. These poisons may result in bleeding problems in the animal. This medication helps to stop bleeding. Phytonadione may be used for other conditions as prescribed by your veterinarian.

  • Pimobendan is used to treat congestive heart failure in dogs. This medication helps to strengthen the muscular contractions of the heart and dilates blood vessels.

  • Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is used most often to treat dogs with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder, squamous cell carcinoma or mammary adenocarcinoma. It may be used to help manage pain associated with degenerative joint disease.

  • Polysulfated glycosaminoglycan is used to control the signs associated with non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic arthritis in dogs. This medication is a member of a unique class of drugs called Disease-Modifying Osteoarthritis Drugs (DMOAD).

  • Bromides such as potassium bromide are used to help control seizures in dogs and cats. They may be used alone or with other medication such as phenobarbital to help control seizures

  • Potassium chloride is used to treat dogs and cats with low potassium levels. Potassium supplements may be used to treat or prevent potassium deficiency.

  • Praziquantel is an anthelmintic. Anthelmintics are used to treat infections with worms and other types of parasites.

  • Prednisolone/prednisone is a corticosteroid. This type of medication is used to relieve inflamed areas, decrease swelling, redness, itching, allergic reactions and for supportive care during periods of stress. This medication may be prescribed for other conditions as determined by your veterinarian.

  • Your veterinarian has prescribed procainamide to correct irregular heartbeats, allowing the heart to return to a normal rhythm, and/or to slow down a heart that is beating too fast. This allows the heart to work more efficiently.

  • Propantheline bromide is used for the treatment of diarrhea, to decrease muscle spasms and decrease secretions. It may also be used to treat urine leaking.

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