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45212Re: [FH] Lasix

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  • Westgold
    May 22, 2012
      Hi -- if you have a kitty with more than just heart disease, you need to talk to your cardiologist and let him tell you exactly what to do. Each kitty is different. Balancing the fluids between the kidneys and the heart is very delicate -- ONLY the cardiologust can advise you.
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      From: Lynda Doty
      To: Wendy ; Joanne Haeussinger
      Cc: feline-heart@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 6:59 PM
      Subject: [FH] Lasix

      I am getting discouraged about my Martha. She has gone into heart failure twice, both times from IV fluids. She is supposedly in advanced HCM, but is only getting Lasix once every 2-3 days. This is because of her kidneys. If the below is true, why am i bothering? What kind of a chance does she have? She seems to be doing okay right now.

      It is vital that Chilli gets his furosemide twice or even three times a

      > day. The drug lasts for about eight hours and prevents fluid build up. Once a

      > day wouldn't be enough to prevent this.

      Lynda, Martha, Morelli & Angel C.B.

      --- On Tue, 5/22/12, Joanne Haeussinger <chmiss01@...> wrote:

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