DRUG NAME

CHEMICAL NAME OR ACTIVE INGREDIENT

USAGE

possible SIDE EFFECTS

Baytril

enrofloxacin

antibiotic

Lowers seizure threshold

Bactrim, Ditrim, Septra, Sulfatrim, SMZ-TMP, Tribissen

Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole

antibiotic

Urticaria, hives, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, fever, renal crystal formation, death

Primor

Sulfadiamethoxine ormetorprim

antibiotic

Urticaria, hives, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, fever, renal crystal formation, death

Acepromazine

acepromazine

Tranquilizer, typically used in conjunction with anesthetic for surgeries

Low blood pressure, seizures

Deramaxx

deracoxib

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory

Possible gastrointestinal & renal toxicity

Rimadyl (carprofen)

6-chloro-a-methycarbazole-2-acetic acid

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory

Possible gastrointestinal & renal toxicity

Clomicalm*

*admonition re: Clomicalm is based on our experience with Rocky’s treatment and subsequent death; this admonition is not found in the published literature

clomipramine

Anti-anxiety

Hepatic toxicity, leading to hepatic encephalopathy and death

DRUGS TO BE AVOIDED OR USED WITH CAUTION IN THE SAMOYED