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Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-15-2009, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Thank you Marianne and John for clarifying those things.
Whew!! It all makes my head spin.:eek:

The vet called me back and he wants to try 15 mgs. every other day.
From the beginning - logically...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-15-2009, 03:24 AM
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Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Thank you John,
You could very well be right about the pain. I will take care of that tomorrow - the best I can.

I have another question.
How soon does trilostane take...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Angelina 13.5 year old/13kg Maltese Cross on Trilostane

Hi Again,

Did I tell you Jesse is 85 lbs.

Oh - and I once read about a dog that was on 33 1/2 mgs.

Yeah, the article said that 30 was too low and 35 was too high!!!!!!!

But 33 1/2 was...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Angelina 13.5 year old/13kg Maltese Cross on Trilostane

Hi John,

Jesse and Angelina may need more exact dosing. maybe 10 instead of 15 for example

Have you ever read where a dog Jesse's weight has been on something as low as 10 mg. a day??

Patti...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 07:28 AM
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Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Angelina 13.5 year old/13kg Maltese Cross on Trilostane

Hi Leslie and Girls and John,

Please don't get me wrong with my info. I just spend every minute it seems reading and trying to understand this whole thing and try to understand more for my guy...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 06:59 AM
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Views: 33,983
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Angelina 13.5 year old/13kg Maltese Cross on Trilostane

Hi John, I thought this was interesting too. The paragraph is from the link below.

http://www.dcavm.org/04sept.html

Currently, the recommendations of this author are based mainly on those of...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,983
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Angelina 13.5 year old/13kg Maltese Cross on Trilostane

Have you seen this below - just to add to our confusion:confused:

http://www.justanswer.com/questions/135mx-dog-weight-45lbs-taking-vetoryl


Question
My dog weight 45lbs and taking vetoryl...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,983
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Angelina 13.5 year old/13kg Maltese Cross on Trilostane

Hi John,

I've been keeping up with your story.

My guy, Jesse is going through the same ups and downs.

When he collapsed on the 5th day of trilostane -(we started at 15 and 15 mg a day when...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-12-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi, Its been a few days. Here's the update:

Jesse has been on just "15" mg of trilostane for 4 days now (this is day 4).
I know - its a very small dose - Jesse is 85 lbs.
He is sleeping and...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-08-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi All,

Another question.

If trilostane is such a short acting drug, why is it recommended to wait 5 - 7 days before restarting ??:confused::confused: AGAIN

Patti and Jesse
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-08-2009, 09:09 AM
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Views: 7,120
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Midge - Cushings + other problems - help please

Hi,

I'm not up to date on your story. Could you fill me in a little bit.

Why is your dog "off" vetoryl.

How long and why??

I'm so glad so so glad he's feeling better:);):D
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-07-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi Glynda,

If the dose is too high.........then wouldn't the cortisol withdrawal be too quick??
I'm confused.:confused:
Can you explain a little more.

Without having an acth stim test done...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-07-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi Glynda and friends,

I am so happy to report that Jesse is Much better today, his legs are stronger.:p
He slept really good last night - which helps anyone. (not that I would know)
I'm waiting...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-06-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi Sharon, Oh how I wish I could find someone.

I've been to the endocrinologist (specialist), he's the reason Jesse hasn't been treated till now - we saw him in January. He told us to NOT treat...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-06-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

OH MY LORD!!!!!:eek:

I feel like the MAD Scientist!!!:eek::eek:

I don't know what I would do without all of you:confused::eek::confused:

What do people do with vets that don't know any of...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-06-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi,

Well, I don't have too much time - here goes.
He started Fri. May 1st 15 am 15 pm We were at 2 1/2 gallons of water
Sat 15 am 15 pm
Sun 15 am 15 pm
Mon 30 am 30 pm
Mon 3/4 gallon of...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-04-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi Again,

I'm wondering..... what are some signs to look for when there is need for "tweaking"??:confused:

I know someone said to make sure I tell my vet, I would love to but to be honest with...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-04-2009, 04:17 AM
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Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi Kim and Glynda,

Glynda, I was just looking over what you sent me about the cortisol and when it rises. Like clockwork, Jesse's head pops up at 2:30 every morning.
That's when I let him out...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-03-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Oh Great! Let the tweaking begin.:eek::D:rolleyes:

Now see, I had no idea people ending up doing that.
That article I read was the only one I had seen where someone actually "tweaked"

Thanks...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-03-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Glynda - did you see this.

I wish I could print this guys story but I don't know how to get his story on this screen.
I have an old cc story I kept.
This guy was giving his dog 90 mg of...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-03-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi Glynda!!!!!!!!!;)

I've been wondering where you've been?????
Marianne sure does know her stuff!!!!!!!!!!
She's fantastic.:D;)

Excellent - excellent info, that's the stuff I've been...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-02-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi Marianne,:)

Yes, "cushings" seems to be an endless, interesting, conversation topic, to say the least.

One more thing, do you think that the "lower dose - twice a day" idea is because the...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-01-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Marianne, Hi,

Thanks again, yes, oh yes, I am relieved to have at least gotten started.:)

I'm glad you said that starting low could avoid Jesse feeling ill. That made me feel good. Thank you...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-01-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 28,603
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Pip collie lab x cushings arthritis

Hi Julie,

There is a product that I use for everything. My dog's uti cleared up so fast it even blew me away. Its Mesosilver. Yes, its been around forever, but this is the only one I would ever...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-01-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,110
Posted By Patricia ann Wh
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hi,

As I said earlier I don't want to get into bad mouthing (well - I do - but....)
No, I can't talk to Peterson. Period.:mad:
As for the vet dealing with Peterson - I WILL NOT deal with him...
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