Caniphedrin is a medication containing Ephedrine Hydrochloride used to treat urinary incontinence in spayed female dogs by improving urinary sphincter tone.

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What is Caniphedrin?

Caniphedrin is a veterinary medication for treating urinary incontinence in dogs, specifically due to urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence (USMI), which is prevalent in spayed female dogs. The active ingredient, Ephedrine Hydrochloride, works as a sympathomimetic amine, promoting the release of norepinephrine and activating adrenergic receptors to enhance urinary sphincter tone.

Dosage & Administration

Typical Administration and Dosage:

Form: Tablets, typically available in 20 mg and 50 mg strengths.

Dosage: Determined based on the dog's weight and the severity of the condition. It's crucial to follow the veterinarian’s specific dosage instructions to ensure efficacy and minimise side effects.

side effects of Caniphedrin

Potential side effects include increased heart rate, blood pressure, anxiety, and insomnia. Contact your vet if you suspect your dog is experiencing side effects.

Contraindications: Not suitable for dogs with cardiovascular disease, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, or glaucoma.