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Epiphen Tablets

Epiphen tablets are one of the most commonly used medications in the UK for controlling fits in dogs, which occur as a result of idiopathic epilepsy.

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Epiphen tablets are an anti-epileptic medication containing phenobarbital, a central nervous system depressant. It can be used to treat epilepsy in dogs, either on its own or in combination with other drugs.

Regular blood tests are recommended for dogs that take this medication, to ensure that blood levels of phenobarbital are appropriate and to check for signs of liver trouble. Epiphen can cause side effects, but these are usually mild as long as blood tests are carried out regularly.

This is a controlled drug, so restrictions apply to its sale. Prescriptions for this drug are only valid for 28 days from the date written and each new order must have a new prescription- repeats are not allowed.

To administer, give directly by mouth for as long and as often as is recommended by your vet.

Epiphen is generally needed for the lifetime of your dog once started. Do not stop the medication suddenly as this can cause seizures to increase rapidly.

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How to order prescription medication
Certain products are classified as Prescription Only Medicines. For these products we require a legally valid veterinary prescription prior to dispensing and dispatching.

You can do this in three easy steps:
1. Request a prescription from your vet.
2. Add you prescription product(s) to your basket
3. Upload* or send your prescription to us as part of the checkout process.

* For some medication (eg Controlled Drugs) we need to be in receipt of the original valid prescription prior to dispatch, and so we will require you to post the original prescription to us. The website will inform you if this is the case.

How can I send my prescription electronically to you?
You can upload your prescription via the website as part of the checkout process or, if preferred you can email it to us at prescriptions@thepharmpetco.co.uk or fax it to 01522 692231.

When emailing or faxing your prescription to us please write your order number at the top of the prescription to help us match it against your account.

Please note that for some medication (eg Controlled Drugs) we need to be in receipt of the original valid prescription prior to dispatch, and so we will require you to post the original prescription to us. The website will inform you if this is the case.

Where should I send my original prescription to?
Where we require (or you choose to send) an original prescription by post, please write your order number at the top of the prescription and send it to:

The PharmPet Co,
Unit 7 Stirlin Point,
Sadler Court,
Sadler Road,
Lincoln,
LN6 3RG

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