Why is there a shortage of Pexion?
The manufacturer of Pexion has advised that, due to Covid19 related interruptions, there is a global shortage of Pexion. In Australia, we have been advised that there is NO available Pexion stock. You can read more about the global shortage from Boehringer Ingelheim here .
Is there an alternative to Pexion?
Pexion’s top competitors include felmo, AniCura, Banfield Pet Hospital and Gallant Pet. Pexion is a treatment for dogs with primary epilepsy developed by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health.
How do you get Pexion?
Pexion is a prescription-only medicine, available only on prescription from your veterinary surgeon. Any questions about your pet should be directed to your veterinary practice.
What is Pexion 400mg?
Pexion 400mg Tablets are an innovative treatment used in the effective management of idiopathic epilepsy and general seizures in dogs. Epilepsy is a disorder characterised by repeated seizures that occurs in dogs of any age and any health condition.
Does Pexion make dogs hungry?
For noise phobia, the most common side effects with Pexion (which may affect more than 1 in 10 dogs) are short-lived ataxia, increased appetite, and lethargy (lack of energy).
Should Pexion be given with food?
Give orally at an initial dose rate of 10 mg imepitoin per kg bodyweight twice daily, approximately 12 hours apart. The dose can be increased up to 30 mg/kg bodyweight twice daily if required. Tablets can be administered with or without food, although studies suggest superior absorption in fasted dogs.
How long does it take for Pexion to work?
Pexion starts to work within a few hours. However, it may take a little while before you notice an improvement in your dog’s seizure pattern because: The majority of dogs with primary epilepsy only experience a seizure every few weeks.
How long does it take Pexion to work?
Does Pexion make dogs tired?
For epilepsy, the most common side effects with Pexion (which may affect more than 1 in 10 dogs) are ataxia (inability to coordinate muscle movements), vomiting, polyphagia (excessive eating), and somnolence (sleepiness). These side effects are mild and generally short-lived.
How long does it take for Pexion to work in dogs?
How long does Pexion take to work? Pexion starts to work within a few hours. However, it may take a little while before you notice an improvement in your dog’s seizure pattern because: The majority of dogs with primary epilepsy only experience a seizure every few weeks.
Can you split Pexion tablets?
Assuming that Pexion® is well tolerated by the dog, the dose can be increased by 50 to 100% increments up to a maximum dosage of 30 mg per kg administered twice daily. Each tablet can be halved for appropriate dosing according to the individual bodyweight of the dog.
What is Pexion 400mg 100 tablets for dogs used for?
Pexion 400mg Tablets are an innovative treatment used in the effective management of idiopathic epilepsy and general seizures in dogs. Tags: Pexion 400mg 100 Tablets, 9310717400972, Health Care
How long does it take for Pexion to ship?
Happy with Pexion as it keeps my dog stable. Slow post took 7 day turnaround when prescription on file and express postage paid. Usually 4 days tops. Excellent service by petchemist.
How much does it cost to send a dog with Pexion?
Pexion is for the treatment of primary epilepsy in dogs. Please view our Delivery and Coronavirus pages for the latest updates. Light (usually non-food) orders under £29 are charged £2.99 postage. Heavy (typically food) orders under £29 are charged £4.49 postage.
What is imepitoin 400 mg used for?
More Information Drug Name and Strength Imepitoin 400 mg Quantity 100 Tablets Indication Aid in the treatment of idiopathic epile Contraindications Do not administer to dogs that have show Actions Imepitoin is an antiepileptic agent.