A nutritional supplement for cats and dogs containing Taurine, Tyrosine, Magnesium, Zinc and Vitamin B compounds that help to maintain a healthy nervous system.
Taurine: High concentrations of Taurine are found in the nervous system, it is an amino acid and a building block for others. It may have a protective affect on the brain especially when dehydrated.
Tyrosine: This amino acid is the building block for neurotransmitters such as dopamine and adrenaline and is an antioxidant.
Zinc: Zinc deficiency may in some instances lead to destruction of nerve cells,. It may help support vision and cell growth.
Magnesium: It is found in high concentrations in the brain, deficiency may give rise to mental confusion and problems with nerve conduction. It may be necessary to the functioning of many enzyme pathways and cellular functions.
B complex vitamins: These vitamins may help to maintain the health and proper functioning of the brain and other nerves. Deficiency may result in convulsions among many other symptoms
1 capsule twice daily - up to 12kg
3 daily - from 12 to 24 kg
4 daily - between 25 and 40 kg.
Capsule Shell : Pure Gelatine. One capsule will provide L-Taurine 500mg; L-Tyrosine 50mg; Zinc 30mg; Magnesium 10mg; Vitamin B12 0.1%; On Manitol; 5mg Vitamin B6/Vitamin/Vitamin B2 5mg of each.
Please consult your vet for advice on the use of this product prior to use .
Alternatively call our Pharmacy Dept. and ask to speak to one of our vets who will be able to advise you on the most suitable solution for your pet.
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Not suitable for catsIs manufactured taurine and so unsuitable for cats. Only discovered after my cats epilepsy got out of control.
Our dog started having seizures inititially every two or three months, but they gradually increased in frequency until - in the New Year - he was having 4 or 5 a week. He has been on Epitaur for 10 days now, and has only had one very mild seizure in that time. What an improvement...!