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Re: [FH] Diagnosed- Unclassified Cardiomyopathy, Lasix Dosage? Fluid in Legs & Abdomen.

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  • Bonnie Brown
    Simba was taking 12.5 lasix twice a day along with many other meds including a baby aspirin (81mgs) every 3 1/2 days. He had restrictive cardiomyopathy. We
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 26, 2004
      Simba was taking 12.5 lasix twice a day along with
      many other meds including a baby aspirin (81mgs) every
      3 1/2 days. He had restrictive cardiomyopathy. We
      started with a lower dose of lasix and worked up to
      this one within a couple months.

      Bonnie

      --- angccotner <angccotner@...> wrote:
      > My cat Jodi was just diagnosed with cardiomyopathy.
      > This is just one
      > of the many things we have going on.
      >
      > 1. Diabetes
      > 2. FIV
      > 3. CRF
      > 4. Liver
      > 5. Anemia (2/10 HCT 20...re-tested today and will
      > have results tom)
      > 6. Heart
      >
      > We have started lasix and currently are taking 6.25
      > BID. Not really
      > seeing a change in the fluid build-up so vet
      > suggested today that we
      > do 12.5 tonight and in the a.m. and then resume back
      > to the 6.25
      > BID. Jodi has major fluid build-up in the legs and
      > in the abdomen.
      >
      > I was just curious if anyone has experienced the
      > edema in the limbs
      > (which I hear is rare) and also what your lasix
      > dosages are. Any
      > advice/experiences would be much appreciated!
      >
      > Thanks!
      > Angela & Jodi
      >
      >


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