Zonisamide Capsules

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Zonisamide Capsules for Dogs and Cats
 
Zonisamide is an anticonvulsant medication that’s used by veterinarians to treat dogs and cats that are suffering from epilepsy. It can be prescribed as a lone therapy, but it is most commonly prescribed as an add-on medication with either phenobarbital or potassium bromide, when one or the other is not delivering the desired effect.
 
Usually, Zonisamide is only prescribed as a lone treatment in cases where the patient is sensitive to phenobarbital or potassium bromide, or the pet’s owner doesn’t want to risk the potential side effects of those medications.
 
The exact means by which Zonisamide helps prevent convulsions is currently unknown, but it is believed that the medication effectively blocks calcium and sodium channels. This makes seizures less likely to occur in animals with epilepsy, and when they do occur, Zonisamide helps make them more manageable.
 
Precautions and Side Effects:
The use of Zonisamide is a controversial topic in the veterinary field. Because the medication is relatively new to veterinary use, many vets feel that the long-term effects of the medication on dogs and cats remain unknown. That said, many vets have used the medication with successful results.
 
Although it has been shown to be reasonably safe for canines and felines, Zonisamide does have the potential to produce certain side effects. The two most common side effects are sedation and ataxia, or a loss of muscle control. It can also cause diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia, and in rare cases, hyperthermia, skin reactions, and blood disorders.
 
Considerations:
There are some instances in which Zonisamide should not be used. For example, the medication should not be prescribed to dogs that are hypersensitive to sulfa drugs. It should also be avoided in pregnant or nursing dogs, as it can lead to birth defects.
 
Dosage and Administration: 
The dosage and method of administration for Zonisamide should always be determined by your veterinarian. The prescribed dosage should be adhered to for the best possible results, as well as the pet’s safety. The average dosage for a dog with epilepsy is 8-12 mg/kg by mouth, every 8 to 12 hours. The most common formulation used for this medication is in sugar-coated oral tablet form.
 
Because Zonisamide tablets feature a sweet outer coating, it is very important to keep the medication out of reach of children.
 
Please Note: 

 

This prescription product or therapeutic food is fulfilled by Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, Inc. A licensed pharmacy in all states, excluding North Carolina. Pet’s Choice is actively working with North Carolina Board of Pharmacy and expect to be licensed to fill prescriptions in 2017. We can only ship to US states. 

 

To order prescription products or therapeutic foods must have an existing, valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship.  Prescription requests are subject to a Drug Utilization Review by a licensed pharmacist for patient safety.

 

All prescription products (excluding therapeutic food) are FDA approved, or EPA licensed, to be sold in the US.

 

Prescription products cannot be returned. 

Style Item Number Model Number UPC
50mg 1 Count 497080 050 001 012KV-30070
50mg 100 Count 497080 050 100 012KV-30070-100 368462129012
100mg 1 Count 497080 100 001 012-ZONIS-100MG-CAP
100mg 100 Count 497080 100 100 012-ZONIS 362756260023
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Please Note: 

This prescription product or therapeutic food is fulfilled by Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, Inc. A licensed pharmacy in all states, excluding North Carolina. Pet’s Choice is actively working with North Carolina Board of Pharmacy and expect to be licensed to fill prescriptions in 2018. We can only ship to US states. 

 

To order prescription products or therapeutic foods must have an existing, valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship.  Prescription requests are subject to a Drug Utilization Review by a licensed pharmacist for patient safety.

 

All prescription products (excluding therapeutic food) are FDA approved, or EPA licensed, to be sold in the US.

Prescription products cannot be returned.  


How do you fill my pet’s prescription order?

We understand how important your pet’s health is to you. That’s why we partnered with Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, a fully accredited Vet-VIPPS national pharmacy. Located in Belleville, Kansas, Pet’s Choice Pharmacy is a trusted partner that is fully licensed to distribute pharmaceutical products in all states, excluding North Carolina. This licensing ensures that they adhere to the proper standards for handling and dispensing pet medications directly to you, at a significant savings.

 

How does the prescription process happen?

Pet’s Choice Pharmacy will contact your veterinarian directly to obtain the necessary information and approval to dispense the medications ordered. It is helpful to have veterinarian’s name, phone number, and fax number when you place your order so we can speed up contact process with veterinarian. After prescription is verified, your medication will be safely dispensed and shipped directly to you. If you veterinarian does not participate or support online sales, you can mail your script to us directly.

Pet’s Choice Pharmacy  

814 K Street

Belleville, KS 66935

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Are we a licensed pharmacy?

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has approved us as an Internet Advertiser of prescription drug-related services through its e-Advertiser Approval program. We are not a licensed pharmacy; however, we are permitted to display pet medications on our site and have prescription orders fulfilled and delivered through our trusted partner, Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, a full Vet-VIPPS accredited pharmacy. This gives you a trusted and affordable alternative to purchase the medications your beloved pets need to maintain quality of life and overall health.

If you have any medical questions about your pet, we suggest you speak with your veterinarian before administering any medication.  If you would like to speak with our pharmacy support team about your order, you can contact us directly Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm EST at (877) 574-2267. If you veterinarian needs to fax your prescription, our fax number is (866) 787-1177.

 

** By law we can only accept a prescription faxed from your veterinarian or we must have the original prescription**

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