Active Ingredient: Gabapentin
She was a happy healthy puppy. It is a medication that is not FDA-approved for canine use; however veterinarians commonly prescribe it and find it safe for dogs, so long as dog owners obtain veterinary approval and follow instructions.
Here is what you should know about the uses, proper dosage, and the side effects of Gabapentin for dogs. It amplifies the effects of these drugs. Before leaving to run an errand, I gave her the prescribed first dose.
I let her out to go potty and she had dark red stool. I immediately called the vet and he said, "She's having an upset stomach because of the Metacam. She'll be okay, just give her half a dose tomorrow instead.
He said Metacam was safe. That was at 4:30 p.
She had the first seizure at 5:15 p. I immediately took her to the emergency vet and she was in ICU by 8 p.
I set her down in an incubator as they began running tests, and then I produced the syringes and the receipt from the vet's office.
I told them I believe she had been given a wrong dosage and was suffering from poisoning. The intake vet at the ER pushed the syringes back at me without looking and said, "Metacam is safe for dogs.
There wasn't anything on the label he slapped on the front of the little plastic bag that held them all. First it was Addison's Disease. Then it was possibly a gland.