RE: [FH] Re: new member, newly diagnosed cat-advice
- We had a girl with HCM who was on dilitiazem and Atenolol and 4 other
meds besides at the end. I don't remember the rest as my roommate was
her primary caregiver but her med schedule was crazy. Still, it kept
her alive and comfortable for quite some time after a very bad
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 11:57 AM
Subject: [FH] Re: new member, newly diagnosed cat-advice
Okay...that's strange...then you are saying that she is on a calcium
channel blocker (ie: dilitiazem "Cardizem") in ADDITION to Atenolol,
Enalaril and Lasix? Only the last 3 were in the post of Carrie's
that I cut & pasted...It would be quite odd to be on both Cardizem
AND Atenolol, but that wasn't on the post that I read from Carrie...
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Susan <somnamblst@y...> wrote:
> --- turkishangoraathumanesociety
> <turkishangoraathumanesociety@y...> wrote:
> > Rec'd email:
> > I think this came to me by accident, but just to
> > clarify, Lillie is
> > *not* on
> > the same meds as this new member.
> > > > --- In email@example.com, "dont im
> > me"
> > <carrie_311@y...>
> > > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > > Since then, she has gone from letting me give
> > her pills (lasix,
> > > > > diltiazam, enaporil, atenolol
> I think we have multiple new memmbers.
> Carrie's cat is on a calcium channel blocker and a
> beta-blocker. It IS done, just seldom, and it is
> indicated when inadequate HR reduction is achieved
> with beta-blockade alone. If my memory serves me, the
> beta-blockade and the calcium channel blocker are
> given at different times. I cannot remember which
> cardiologist article I saw this in. If I had to guess
> it would be Phil Fox, or Bruce Keene.
> Rudy: Male DSH brown tabby, feral mom, diagnosed 09-2002 at 19
months of age with idiopathic HCM: grade 2 murmur, hyperkinetic
heart, borderline normal thickening, considered asymptomatic, 12.5 mg
Atenolol 1x day, 1/2 baby aspirin 2x week administered via pilling
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