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Options Instead of Phenobarbital for Dogs with Epilepsy

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    November 14, 2022 2:23 PM EST

    Question submitted during Session II of The Canine Epilepsy Summit:

    "I have heard some say veterinarians are starting to move away from phenobarbital for canine epilepsy. Is this something that has been seen in your experience?"

    - Answer provided by a Session II Panelist:

    Yes, I think as more drugs have become available, phenobarbital is used less often overall. Particularly since some of the newer antiseizure drugs have fewer side effects.