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  • Potassium chloride is used to treat dogs and cats with low potassium levels. Potassium supplements may be used to treat or prevent potassium deficiency.

  • Praziquantel is an anthelmintic. Anthelmintics are used to treat infections with worms and other types of parasites.

  • Prednisolone/prednisone is a corticosteroid. This type of medication is used to relieve inflamed areas, decrease swelling, redness, itching, allergic reactions and for supportive care during periods of stress. This medication may be prescribed for other conditions as determined by your veterinarian.

  • Your veterinarian has prescribed procainamide to correct irregular heartbeats, allowing the heart to return to a normal rhythm, and/or to slow down a heart that is beating too fast. This allows the heart to work more efficiently.

  • Propantheline bromide is used for the treatment of diarrhea, to decrease muscle spasms and decrease secretions. It may also be used to treat urine leaking.

  • Propranolol is a non-selective beta blocking agent, which is used to correct irregular heartbeat. Propranolol decreases the heart’s need for blood and oxygen and therefore reduces the amount of work the heart must do. Propranolol may also be used to decrease high blood pressure. This medication may be prescribed for other conditions as determined by your veterinarian.

  • Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant medication that is used to help control urinary incontinence (dribbling) in dogs. It may also be used to relieve nasal congestion.

  • Pyrantel pamoate is an anthelmintic. Anthelmintics are used to treat infections with intestinal worms.

  • Pyridostigmine bromide is use for the treatment of myasthenia gravis. This disorder is characterized by muscular weakness. This medication inhibits the enzyme cholinesterase and allows weakened muscles to work better.

  • Ranitidine is a histamine-blocking agent. It helps reduce the amount of gastric acid secreted in the stomach and helps protect the stomach against the formation of ulcers. It has also been used to treat gastritis and other reflux and hypersecretory conditions. Ranitidine may be used to stimulate contractions of the stomach.