Treating an Animal With Persistent Seizures

March 26, 2018

Veterinarians should look for these things before prescribing medications for persistent seizures.

Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC, clinical instructor at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists in Wisconsin, talks about what veterinarians must look for before prescribing medications for persistent seizures.

When you prescribe a long-term oral anti-epileptic drug, that's generally something that the animal will be on for the rest of its life, Dr. Linklater says, with only a few exceptions.