Anipryl® is a daily medication for treatment of Cushing's disease and for the treatment of Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CCDS). CCDS is an age-related neurologic syndrome characterized by various cognitive impairments such as disorientation, reduced social interaction, changes in sleep or activity patterns, and loss of housetraining.
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (MAOI)
Product Description & Form
Anipryl® 5 mg Tablets 30 ct: 8 mm, white, oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 5MG;ANIPRYL. (NDC 54771-8192-01)
Anipryl® 10 mg Tablets 30 ct: 9 mm, white, pentagon (5 sided) tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 10MG;ANIPRYL. (NDC 54771-8193-01)
Anipryl® 15 mg Tablets 30 ct: 8 mm, white, octagon (8 sided) tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 15MG;ANIPRYL. (NDC 54771-8194-01)
Anipryl® 30 mg Tablets 30 ct: 10 mm, white, hexagon (6 sided) tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 30MG;ANIPRYL. (NDC 54771-8195-01)
- Used tor treat Cushing's Disease and Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome
- The only FDA-approved drug for canine senility
Anipryl® should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian. Do not stop giving the medication unless advised by your veterinarian.
Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give 2 doses at once.
Side effects may include vomiting, diarrhea, restlessness, repetitive movements, drowsiness, salivation, loss of appetite, diminished hearing, itching, licking, shivers. Observe the pet carefully for other side effects and contact your veterinarian if you notice anything unusual.
Drug & Food Interactions
Anipryl® (selegiline) belongs to a class of drugs called Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI) it should not be given with antidepressants, amitraz, or ephedrine.
The following drugs can potentially interact with selegiline: amitriptyline, atropine, clomipramine, dextromethorphan, diphenoxylate, other MAO inhibitors, meperidine, metoclopramide, mirtazapine, phenylpropanolamine, ondansetron, fluoxetine, tricyclic antidepressants, and tramadol. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, even if a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication, please contact the manufacturer Zoetis at 888-963-8471 or Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Store at 68°F to 77°F in controlled room temperature. Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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