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Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-04-2009, 07:57 AM
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Posted By matea
Unhappy Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

Just a quick update.

Melly was weaning off the prednisone, and not doing great. For the past few days we've had her on one a day, per our vet's instructions. She eats and is hungry when she takes...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-28-2009, 12:55 PM
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Posted By matea
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

Oh and she's not on any heart medications, nor has she ever been, so that's not an issue right now.

She may have had other tests done, I'll have to check. She's the family dog, but she's living...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-28-2009, 12:41 PM
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Posted By matea
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

Thanks everyone. I'm having a meeting with our vet tomorrow to talk about everything and discuss options. Will let you know what happens.

Oh and her name is Melly btw!
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-27-2009, 12:10 PM
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Posted By matea
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

Oh sorry, we took the test at home (first pee of the morning) and then rushed it to the vet.

Two vets so far are certain that she has it. I'd like to start treating it ASAP though, because it...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-27-2009, 11:49 AM
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Posted By matea
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

The test was taken in February.

She also has the hind end weakness/shakiness, dry and pigmented skin and coat, eats and drinks a lot, has little tumors and other Cushings signs.

The vet said...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-27-2009, 11:37 AM
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Posted By matea
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

The endocrinology lab report actually says:

Ratios > 60 are supportive of a diagnosis of Cushings.

She also has almost all the symptoms of cushings.
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-27-2009, 09:13 AM
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Posted By matea
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

Thanks so much for all your info. First off here are the results that I have:

Endrocrinology test:

Urine Cortisol - 704
Urine Cortisol - Creatinine Ratio - 221.1

I've attached the others as...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 03:10 PM
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Posted By matea
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

I'll be able to get her results this weekend, they're at my parent's office, so we'll have to go and grab them from there.

I think they performed a full panel on her. I will definitely get the...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 02:48 PM
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Posted By matea
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

Hi Natalie,

She's 17kg - a pretty big Sheltie - so the dosing seems to be in line with what is recommended.

I do have her test results, but I won't be able to get them until this weekend....
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 02:24 PM
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Posted By matea
Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

Hi,

My 13 year old Sheltie was diagnosed with Cushings a little while ago. She also has a mild heart problem, and is taking phenopropalamine every day for slight incontinence she had a while back....
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