- heartlist people... do any of you give digitalis to your cats? in reading the vet merck, and also the people merck, it seems to be
the "standard" for helping the weak heart out, yet i dont seem to hear much about it in these lists. my cat just started on
diltiazen, which i do think is helping SOME, but the main problem at the moment being fluid in the lungs, wouldnt it seem more
effective to strengthen the heartbeat as well as relax the vessels (which is what this drug does)? or are there toxicity concerns???
i am a newbie to managing crf/chf and this is not fun... thought i was losing her last night. vet didnt prescribe enough lasix, in
my opinion, i gave her more and she improved. but we need to improve the heart function as much as possible, i think.
Teresa Strano - Please see my 4 "Twice Abandoned" kitties at http://imom.org/pin/strano_kitties.htm