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Re: [FH] Re: Injectible lasix - Yuki in trouble again

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  • christine french
    Hi maureen,so sorry to hear yuki not well. Hows the wee soul doing now? Christina n karma
    Message 1 of 8 , Sep 2, 2011
      Hi maureen,so sorry to hear yuki not well.
      Hows the wee soul doing now?
      Christina n karma

      On Thu, 01 Sep 2011 02:13 BST MAUREEN FOGG wrote:

      >Hi Adriann,
      >Yes she has been having trouble breathing - between 50-60/min during one of her
      >episodes.  Right now she is resting and calm - breathing is 26 - a little high
      >as she sometimes gets to 20.  Anyway, Im trying desparately to find a good level
      >and administration mode for her diuretic furosemide. Today I came home early to
      >find her starting to drool.  Instead of giving the .24 injection like I did last
      >night when she was drooling profusely and breathing fast, I gave her .12 and
      >watched her.  Last night she peed the floor within 5 minutes.  Today she was
      >able to not wet the floor and even drink some water.  She sat still for a while.
      >Then at 6pm I gave her her 12 mg pill of lasix, her vetmedin and her coq10.  She
      >has been quiet but not drooling or peeing and her respiration has been good.  I
      >keep trying to find the effectiveness time of the furosemide.  I found one
      >reference that says that the injectible take about 5 min to take effect but
      >lasts only a little while - but the pill takes about 1-2 hrs to take effect but
      >lasts 6-8 hours.  Im trying to find a combination of the two to keep her out of
      >CHF.  She is scheduled for bloodwork Saturday when the mobile vet is over.
      >
      >Thanks for your help,
      >Maureen and Yuki
      >
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