Selegiline (Deprenyl®, Anipryl®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith

Selegiline is in a class of drugs called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). It is used to treat some types of Cushing's disease and cognitive dysfunction (senility) in dogs. Response to treatment may take over one month. Consult your veterinarian before using other medications or tick collars along with selegiline. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences a loss of appetite, drooling, diarrhea, vomiting, lethargy, disorientation, loss of hearing, itching, or shaking while being treated with selegiline.

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Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($35.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.


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