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Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-26-2009, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Carin
Re: Recommending Veterinarians?

Karen, thanks for starting this. I'm not sure how helpful it would be to import the list from the laryngeal paralysis group, because that's a list of board-certified surgeons with experience in a...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-26-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,353
Posted By Carin
Re: Compounding pharmacy questions

Thanks so much, Sue and Glynda. It's good to have some feedback so I have a list of options when it's time to reorder.

(I feel very lucky that Duncan is on such a tiny dose, because it makes the...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-26-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,353
Posted By Carin
Compounding pharmacy questions

For those of you who are in the US and use trilostane compounded in custom sizes, I have a couple of questions. First, I have been using Franck's for compounded trilo, and they're the pharmacy that's...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-26-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,568
Posted By Carin
Re: Newly diagnosed, our beloved Buddy

I just wanted to second what Debbie said. I think a lot of us come to a Cushing's diagnosis with a certain amount of panic, which makes it hard to process all the NUMBERS and other information we're...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,488
Posted By Carin
Re: Declining need for Trilostane over time?

Thanks, Glynda. Patti - don't worry about this, I'm just processing Duncan's experience after long treatment - but my vet is clearly somewhat concerned about the drop in Duncan's basal level over...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,488
Posted By Carin
Re: Declining need for Trilostane over time?

Hi Kim. I replied to Patti's question on this thread without catching up on Patti and Jesse's story in their own thread. Going over to read that now...

Carin
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,488
Posted By Carin
Re: Declining need for Trilostane over time?

Patti - others here will be much more informed about interpreting test results than I am, but my understanding is that the goal is to get the second result in the range of 1.45-5.4, so that result is...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,488
Posted By Carin
Re: Declining need for Trilostane over time?

He weighs about 22 lbs.

Yes, my vet has been saying he can hardly believe he started Duncan on such a high dose, though we haven't discussed specifically what he's doing for newly-diagnosed...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,488
Posted By Carin
Re: Declining need for Trilostane over time?

Hi Patricia Ann - sorry I missed your post while I was replying to Linda. Yes, Duncan's currently on 4mg/day. My vet echoes your thoughts: even though he started Duncan on 60mg/day back in early...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,488
Posted By Carin
Re: Declining need for Trilostane over time?

Sharon and Linda, that's very helpful to know. Linda, Dunc's recent stims were as follows:

From mid-late 2008, when he was on 20mg/day, in two doses:
5/27/08 pre 1.3, post 2.2
8/28/08 pre 1.57,...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,488
Posted By Carin
Declining need for Trilostane over time?

Hi, Temporary Forumites,

Duncan, my 14-year-old Cocker, has been on trilostane since he was diagnosed with PDH 27 months ago. He originally started on 60 mg once a day, to which he responded...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,966
Posted By Carin
Re: How did you find us?

Hi - coming in a little late, here, since I only check the forums rarely and so didn't discover right away that they were down. When my bookmark for the site led to something weird, I tried Googling...
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