Thanks for sharing your story, Lyn. Interesting to read that at a certain point both meds were given as I was under the impression that they were both beta-blockers and pretty much did the same thing. The way my sister made it sound, in Holland, Fortekor is given as soon as a cat is diagnosed with CRF. I will clarify with her vet...
Flaco's HCM is mild and so is his CRF. I'd like to keep it that way! :-)
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> When my cats had mild HCM we usually started with atenolol first which
> slowed the progression. Fortekor was added later for Maxi. Fortekor is used in
> the UK for kidney failure but usually for later stage kidney failure. Trixi
> was given both to start with and Milly started on fortekor and then added
> atenolol. So I think it depends on what the diagnosis and stage is. I've
> had cats start on both.
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