Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [FH] Re: Potassium supplement?

Expand Messages
  • Linda Fischbach
    Meredith, potassium chloride in fluids may sting. So if she is more upset with her fluids, you will know why, and then go to oral supplements. Linda ... From:
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 1, 2006
    • 0 Attachment
      Meredith, potassium chloride in fluids may sting. So if she is more upset
      with her fluids, you will know why, and then go to oral supplements.

      Linda

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "protectanimals" <meredityok@...>
      To: <feline-heart@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 7:50 PM
      Subject: [FH] Re: Potassium supplement?


      > Monkey's potassium level was similar to what you are describing for
      > Alec, and after reading about what all the numbers mean on
      > felinecrf.org, I talked with my vet about supplementing her
      > potassium. My vet agreed, so we added potassium chloride to her LRS
      > bag (so when she gets her fluids, she gets her potassium supplemented
      > at the same time). I'm wondering, though, what is your underlying
      > question? Did you have a concern about giving a potassium supplement
      > to a heart kitty? If so, I am very interested to hear and learn, I'm
      > probably not the one here who can answer it tho! I can tell you from
      > our experience, I haven't seen any visible reason to be concerned.
      > In fact, I think between the fluids, the potassium supplement, and
      > the phosphorous binder, Monkey is feeling much better. I am someone
      > who adds just one thing at a time, so I can say that I haven't seen
      > any negative affects from any of those, and her kidney values are
      > much improved! Please do let us know if you have specific concerns
      > or questions....
      >
      > Meredith with Monkey
      >
      > --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, Leah Ferron <leahandhercats@...>
      > wrote:
      >>
      >> Hey all,
      >>
      >> Anyone given their heart kitties potassium supplements? Alec has
      > renal defiiency and right now he is at the bottom of normal for
      > potassium. In what I am reading, this really means he needs
      > potassium. I bought some potassium gluconate at GNC and I am thinking
      > of adding some to Alec's supplements. What do you all think? On the
      > CRF yahoo group, they list brand names and amounts to give so I have
      > that information.
      >>
      >> Leah and her cats
      >>
      >>
      >> ---------------------------------
      >> Yahoo! Mail
      >> Bring photos to life! New PhotoMail makes sharing a breeze.
      >>
      >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >>
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Your reply will go to the author of this message. If you feel your reply
      > will benefit the entire group, please change the "To:" line to
      > feline-heart@yahoogroups.com
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.