Imepitoin, which is licensed as an antiepileptic for dogs under the brand name Pexion, is now also licensed “for the reduction of anxiety and fear associated with noise phobia in dogs” . In this module we examine the available evidence to find out how helpful imepitoin is in managing noise aversion in dogs. By doing this module you will:
understand the mode of action of imepitoin in reducing fear and anxiety
be aware of the clinical evidence in support of the new indication
understand how to use imepitoin for treating noise aversion in dogs
know the adverse effects of imepitoin in dogs treated for noise aversion.