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40059Re: taurine

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  • C.R.
    Aug 26, 2010
      hi Judi,

      The dose that is most often given is 250mg per day. I usually by the 500mg caps too and I give 1/4 capsule twice a day in the food.

      Carol and Angel Snowball
      and the gang

      --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, Judi Levens <casaobelisco@...> wrote:
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      > What is the dose for a cat? I just got some 500mg gelcaps and I wanted to give some to Max...thanks...Judi and Max
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      > To: feline-heart@yahoogroups.com
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      > Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2010 13:12:31 -0700
      > Subject: [FH] Re:
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      > Hi Barbi,
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      > I am new to the group but am quickly becoming an old hand with medications for
      > the heart.
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      > My cat Tino was recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure and is on all
      > kinds of medications.
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      > Plavix seemed to have a terrible taste and he would foam at the mouth if it
      > didn't go straight down.
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      > The Dr then put him on one baby aspirin every 3 days. (In addition he takes
      > enanapril and lasix 2 times daily)
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      > I found that I got quite a bit of help with these meds with a company called
      > "Greenies" They make a product called "pill pockets".
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      > They may or may not work but would definitely be worth a try.
      > Tino actually begs for them even though meds are hidden inside.
      > Chicken is his favorite. I also found the aspirin I used is low dose adult.
      > That means that while its the dame dosage as baby aspirin, it is not flavored
      > and has a protective coating so no bad taste.
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      > Hopefully this helps. Definitely worth a try!
      > Good luck!
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      > Wendy "Tino" and "Josy"
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