24268Re: Slippery elm bark - what meds is this recommended with?
- Jul 4, 2006Thank you Sue - I will pick some up for my boy. Although he could
probably stand to lose maybe 2 lbs as he's already 15 lbs and won't
be a yr till later this month (and Dexter looked perfect at 12 lbs),
I hate for him to do it because his tummy hurts.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Sue at MAGDRL <susan@...> wrote:
> I found that over time, all of Pepper's medications & supplements
> upsetting her stomach. SEB soothes the stomach and helps relieve
> discomfort. I mixed a small pinch in with her food and also added
a bit of
> water since it tends to absorb a lot of water. That way, the food
> get too "dry" in comparison to its normal moisture content.
> I can't say that it's recommended with specific medications - just
> helps with the stomach upset that some of them cause.
> Since SEB coats the digestive tract, you don't want to give it
> before giving medication (about an hour) since it will lessen the
> medication that gets absorbed.
> I bought mine in bulk from a local health food store. They have a
> the Frontier brand and you just take what you want. You can also
buy it in
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "taloah2000" <lisabee@...>
> To: "Sue at MAGDRL" <susan@...>
> Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 11:20 PM
> Subject: Re: Slippery elm bark - what meds is this recommended with?
> I was digging through some of the posts looking for what this is for
> specifically, since Cameron's appetite is way WAY down since he
> diltiazem twice a day to his atenolol. I did get the vet to agree to
> keeping him on 7.5 mg 2x/day instead of ramping up to 15 mg - we are
> supposed to stay at this dose for a week and reevaluate - apparently
> there's another med that may sit better with him. But will Pepcid or
> SEB help bring back my guy's appetite?
> Thank you,
> Lisa, obsessively worried kitty mama to sweet angel Dexter, brother
> Cameron, Gracie, and Shamrock
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