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Q. seizure after anesthesi

Answered By
DR. MASSIMO ORIOLES, DVM, MRCVS

A. In my experience it is not common, although possible, to have seizures after anesthesia and surgery.
However there are many diseases that can cause seizures. Many of them are unrelated to surgery and could be coincidentally be causing your dogs's seizures. Some medications are such as ketamine, acepromazine,and related compounds are known to contribute to seizure potential.
It is possible, but fairly rare, that something related to the surgery, anesthesia, or medications precipitated the seizures. You should keep looking into these things with your vet and consider referal to a veterinary neurologist if you and/or your vet are still concerned.


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