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1377Re: Whiskers Update

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  • rhbutlerjr@worldnet.att.net
    Jan 10, 2001
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      --- In feline-heart@egroups.com, "ne woods" <newoods@1...>
      wrote:
      > what is clyle accumulation?
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Anyes Moscrip" <anyes@i...>
      > To: <feline-heart@egroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, January 05, 2001 11:50 AM
      > Subject: Re: [feline-heart] Whiskers Update
      > I just want to say my cat Blackie has this problem and the
      university of Purdue hospital put her on it 500 mg 1/2 pill three
      timees a day.That was in april 2000 and she has not been back
      again, She only was given a few months too. Hang in rutin can
      help Janie
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > sciani@a... wrote:
      > >
      > > > Whiskers went to cardiologist today. Vet determined that
      we're
      > > > dealing with restrictive cardiomyopathy. Chyle
      accumulation seems to
      > > > have slowed some. Whiskers is now taking Enalapril,
      Isosorbide
      > > > mononitrate, Dilacor, Lasix and Prednisolone along with
      his
      > > > potassium, iron, B-12, folic acid, salmon oil, taurine, rutin
      and Co-
      > > > Q10. Yes, he does get some food in there, too. The anemia
      is not
      > > > really being addressed anymore.
      > > >
      > > > Vet thinks he has just 4-6 months. I'm not exactly sad -
      more
      > > > relieved to know what's going on and what to expect.
      > > >
      > > > Susan C
      > >
      > > Do you know why the vet prescribed Prednisolone. That's not
      good for the
      > > heart, but may be necessary if there are other conditions. It
      would be
      > > good to ask about it and avoid it if possible.
      > >
      > > We used Winstrol for anemia (another type of steroid) and it
      worked
      > > really well. It does not have the negative effects of
      Prednisolone, but
      > > it is also for different purpose. You could ask the vet about
      that
      > > too...
      > >
      > > I hope this helps,
      > > Anyes, angel Lucie, Georgina and Angelica
      > >
      > >
      > >
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