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Abstract

The pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, adverse effects, and dosaging of potassium bromide in treating epilepsy in animals are discussed.

Author(s)
Hugnet, C.; Bruchon-Hugnet, C.; Hugnet, M.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2018, 16, 71, pp 63-65
Abstract

Antiepileptic treatment may be changed for various reasons including product intolerance, contraindication, or impossibility for the owner to assume the cost of the product used. In case of inadequate efficacy without associated adverse effects, a dual therapy is chosen. The discontinuation of an...

Author(s)
Fuhrer, L.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2017, 48, 380 (Part 1), pp 42-44
Abstract

Objective - To establish a dosing regimen for potassium bromide and evaluate use of bromide to treat spontaneous seizures in cats. Design - Prospective and retrospective studies. Animals - 7 healthy adult male cats and records of 17 cats with seizures. Procedure - Seven healthy cats were...

Author(s)
Boothe, D. M.; George, K. L.; Couch, P.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2002, 221, 8, pp 1131-1135
Abstract

A review on the clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in dogs and cats was presented.

Author(s)
Musso, C.; Cauzinille, L.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2018, 16, 71, pp 41-47
Abstract

Epilepsy describes a disease complex characterized by recurrent seizures. With a prevalence of 0.5-5.7%, epilepsy is the most common canine neurological disorder and is characterized by abnormal electrical activity of the forebrain. Every brain has an individual seizure threshold, which can be...

Author(s)
Volk, H. A.; Loderstedt, S.
Publisher
Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2011, 56, 12, pp 649...662
Abstract

The clinical aspects, diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy in cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Vandenberghe, H.; Blot, S.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2018, 16, 71, pp 50-57
Abstract

This article discusses the pharmacological treatment of idiopathic epilepsy in dogs and cats. Focus is given on the use of potassium bromide, including its mechanism of action, contraindications and adverse effects.

Author(s)
Stabile, F.; Risio, L. de
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2011, 41, 28, pp 28, 30
Abstract

A four-year-old male European domestic shorthair cat developed severe respiratory signs while treated with Potassium bromide (KBr) due to seizures. Thoracic radiographs showed a generalized bronchial lung pattern. Due to continuing seizures refractory to therapy, the cat was euthanized and necropsy ...

Author(s)
Klang, A.; Schmidt, P.; Pákozdy, A.; Kneissl, S.; Schwendenwein, I.; Hirt, R.
Publisher
BWK Public Relations - Brigitte Weber-Kraus, Wien, Austria
Citation
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift, 2012, 99, 9/10, pp 260-263
AbstractFull Text

Status Epilepticus is a medical emergency with neurological and systemic implications. The approach to the patient must have the aim to cease the convulsive activity, stabilize the patient from a systemic point of view, try to identify the cause. The first pharmacological action is the use of...

Author(s)
Baroni, M.; Poli, F.
Publisher
Edizioni SCIVAC, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria (Cremona), 2015, 29, 1, pp 37-45
Abstract

In 2012, three active pharmaceutical ingredients were released on the German market for small animals. These are the anti-thyroid Carbimazole (Vidalta®), the opium-derived analgesic Fentanyl (Fentadon®) and the antiepileptic Potassium Bromide (Libromide®). One substance was authorized for an...

Author(s)
Emmerich, I. U.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2013, 41, 4, pp 237-243

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