What is Potassium Bromide Compounded?
Potassium Bromide helps manage epileptic seizures in dogs. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Potassium Bromide Compounded requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
- Helps manage seizures in dogs
How it Works:
Potassium Bromide treats epileptic seizures in dogs by replacing chloride throughout the body.
The most common side effects are increased hunger, thirst, and urination.
Potassium Bromide Compounded Directions:
- Helps control seizures in dogs.
Potassium Bromide Compounded Dosage:
|All weights||Ask your veterinarian the appropriate dosage for your pet.|
|Cats||Do not use!|
|Horses||Do not use!|
Store in a tightly sealed container at room temperature (59-86° F).
What is a Compounded Medication?
A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).
If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.