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