Re: potassium supplements
- Well, my cat has been on a higher dosage of lasix and has recently
seemed very lethargic, although he's still eating and purring. He'll
be going in soon for an appt. so I'll just have them check it out...
Also, a vet on expertcentral recommended potassium supplements and I
wasn't sure whether a prescription was needed.
--- In email@example.com, "Helen" <helenb@o...> wrote:
> Hilary wrote
> > I think my cat is suffering from a lack of potassium (from lasix)
> > was wondering whether anyone gives their cat potassium
> > What is a good source and what is a good dose for a cat? Thanks.
> Hi, Hilary
> Why do you think this? What symptoms are you seeing?
> The only way to know for sure is via a blood test. You can only get
> potassium supplements with a vet prescription, because if potassium
> high it can cause seizures and even a heart attack. The most common
> supplement prescribed by vets is called Tumil-K and people on the
> have had good results with it.