RE: [FH] Interesting article re heart meds
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> From: Sandler, Zellene E.Thanks for posting this. I finally got around to reading it &
> Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 10:10 AM
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> Subject: [FH] Interesting article re heart meds
> I'm curious what you all think of this article.
while there was a fair amount that I couldn't understand, it was
still quite helpful.
> Toward the end of this article, the author states thatI can think of 2 reasons for their use (yes, I'm guessing):
> beta blockers and
> calcium channel blockers have not been shown to stop
> severe HCM from getting
> worse. (So why are we giving them?)
1) While these drugs have not been shown to ftop HCM from
worsening, vets believe that they do help.
2) They improve the quality of life (i.e., the cats feel better).
Tabby (RB), Lynx (RB), Licorice, Tigger, Jet