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Hydroxyzine For Dogs: Potential Uses In Canines

Hydroxyzine is a drug that was initially approved by the FDA in the 1950s as an antihistamine.  Most users know hydroxyzine under the brands Vistaril and Atarax, each of which are still popularly prescribed to treat medical conditions such as: allergic skin reactions, generalized anxiety disorders, and nausea resulting from motion sickness.  In some cases, …

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Gabapentin For Dogs: Potential Uses In Canines

Gabapentin is a drug that was formally approved in 1993 for the treatment of epilepsy.  It is still commonly used as an anticonvulsant drug, generally as an adjunct.  Roughly a decade later, the drug was approved for the treatment of neuropathic pain.  It is considered to function via modulation of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) in the …

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