A consideration for dogs treated with this drug.
“Hypertryglyceridemia is common in dogs treated long-term with phenobarbital alone or with phenobarbital and bromide. Elevated blood triglyceride level may predispose to pancreatitis. Therefore, regular assays of the serum triglyceride level and a low-fat diet should be considered in dogs treated with phenobarbital alone or combined with bromide.”
-Ronald Lyman, DVM, DACVIM