What is Anipryl? a type of oral medication called a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used in order to manage symptoms associated with senility (Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome). It is also prescribed to treat Cushing's disease in dogs when the cause is a pituitary tumor.
What are the benefits of Anipryl?
- Only medication that is FDA approved for canine senility.
- Is highly successful after several weeks of treatment.
- Also helps to manage pituitary-dependent Cushings disease.
Formulated for:dogs only.
How is this medication given?Always follow the prescribed directions given by your veterinarian. Anipryl is generally given by mouth once a day in the morning.
If you do not understand the directions your veterinarian gives you regarding the use of this medication, call him/her for further clarification.
How does this medication work? Anipryl causes a rise in dopamine levels in the brain. This can help to improve cognitive processes in the brain.
What results can I expect? You should start to notice an improvement in your pets senility symptoms. Results can vary from pet to pet and it may take several weeks to notice an improvement.
It can also take four to eight weeks to notice a chance in your pet when treating pituitary-dependent Cushings disease. If results are not observed within this time period, contact your veterinarian for re-evaluation.
What form(s) does Anipryl come in? Anipryl is available as an oral tablet.
Generic Name:Selegiline (Common Drug Name)