Zonisamide Rx
Starting At $0.19 per capsule

Zonisamide Rx

Capsule
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are Zonisamide Capsules for Dogs and Cats?

  • Zonisamide is a prescription anticonvulsant medication prescribed to treat epilepsy or reduce seizures in dogs and cats.
  • Seizures are involuntary and may cause changes in movement, behavior, or consciousness.
  • Zonisamide is the generic name for the brand Zonegran.

Why do cats and dogs use Zonisamide?

  • Veterinarians may prescribe Zonisamide to treat seizure disorders such as epilepsy.
  • Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which the electrical activity of the brain is disturbed causing seizures.
  • Seizures are involuntary and may cause changes in movement, behavior, or consciousness.
  • Zonisamide may be given in combination with other anticonvulsant drugs.

What else should I know about Zonisamide?

  • Prescription medication.
  • May be used alone or in conjunction with other anticonvulsant medications to control symptoms of epilepsy.
  • Often used as an initial treatment for epilepsy.
  • Wear gloves when handling Zonisamide.
  • Your veterinarian may ask you to keep a seizure diary to help them determine the effectiveness of the Zonisamide.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Zonisamide?

  • Do not stop giving Zonisamide abruptly or without talking to your veterinarian as rebound seizures may occur.
  • Liver damage is a rare, but serious, side effect of Zonisamide. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your dog or cat stops eating, becomes overly tired, or develops jaundice.
  • Zonisamide may cause heart defects in puppies whose mothers took Zonisamide while pregnant.

How do you use Zonisamide?

  • Zonisamide may be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.
  • Wear gloves when handling Zonisamide.
  • Pregnant women and nursing mothers should handle Zonisamide with caution. Zonisamide may cause birth defects and can transfer to breast milk.

What is in Zonisamide?

  • The drug Zonisamide is an anticonvulsant that blocks certain channels on nerve cells.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Zonisamide is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Zonisamide?

  • Dogs and cats may use Zonisamide for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.
  • Do not stop giving Zonisamide abruptly or without talking to your veterinarian as rebound seizures may occur.