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Potassium bromide

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Introduction

Name

  • Potassium bromide.

Class of drug

  • Anticonvulsant.

Description

  • Behavior change.

Uses

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Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Withdrawal Periods

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • March P A et al (2002) Pharmacokinetics and toxicity of bromide following high-dose oral potassium bromide administration in healthy Beagles. J Vet Pharmacol Ther 25, 425-432 PubMed.
  • Trepanier L A et al (1998) Therapeutic serum drug concentrations in epileptic dogs treated with potassium bromide alone or in combination with other anticonvulsants - 122 cases (1992-1996). JAMVA 213 (10), 1449-1453 PubMed.
  • Nichols E S, Trepanier L A & Linn K (1996) Bromide toxicosis secondary to renal insufficiency in an epileptic dog. JAVMA 208, 231-233 PubMed.
  • Shaw N, Trepanier L A, Center S A & Garland S (1996) High dietary chloride content associated with loss of therapeutic serum bromide concentrations in an epileptic dog. JAVMA 208, 234-236 PubMed.
  • Trepanier L A (1995) Use of bromide as an anticonvulsant for dogs with epilepsy. JAVMA 207, 163-166.
  • Podell M & Fenner WR (1993) Bromide therapy in refractory canine idiopathic epilepsy. JVIM 7, 318-327.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.