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Re: Finding a High Blood Preassure Med for CRF Cat

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  • sosomanycats
    We have had no problems with enalapril. Purralot has been taking it since he was diagnosed with HCM at 5 months of age. That was 8 years ago, and he has had no
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 30, 2004
      We have had no problems with enalapril. Purralot has been taking it
      since he was diagnosed with HCM at 5 months of age. That was 8 years
      ago, and he has had no episodes since then. Two years ago Purr
      started taking atenolol as well. Randi

      --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, "magdalena_ayala_2000"
      <mlaffaye@c...> wrote:
      > Hello,
      >
      > My 12 year old, 8 pound cat has been diagnosed with cronic renal
      > failure and high blood pressure.
      >
      > My vet prescribed Enalapril, 2.5mg daily. He is on wet k/d.
      >
      > I have been reading that mostly Enalapril is used in dogs, some
      vets
      > use it in Cats.
      >
      > I have been reading about Fortekor (Benazepril)and Norvasc
      > (amlodipine) which is used in cats.
      >
      > Can you please give me your opinion regarding the best high blood
      > pressure medicine for a CRF cat.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Magdalena
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