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by moudies
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Pexion
Replies: 1
Views: 1501

Pexion

Hi pickles has been put on pexion due to the pheno affecting her liver ( she is about 10 years old, a rescue mini schnauzer) been on the pheno since we had her about 18 months old. As most info online is from the U.S. and pexion is not prescribed there I can't find a lot about it. Pickles seems to b...
by moudies
Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Flea control on pexion
Replies: 1
Views: 1722

Flea control on pexion

Hi I am in the uk pickles is on pexion snice August. She had to come off pheno because her liver was starting to show levels the vet was not happy with. Unfortunately she has picked up some fleas, my other non epileptic schnauzer has brought them home. I use frontline on him but not on pickles as we...
by moudies
Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Pexion and liver problems
Replies: 1
Views: 3101

Pexion and liver problems

Hi haven't posted for a while so forgive me for the long post. Pickles is a rescue schnauzer approx 10 yrs old we have had her since she was 18 months old. She has always had seizures we assume from birth. Her normal pattern is either just one fit then nothing for two weeks. Then it will be maybe tw...
by moudies
Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: ataxia after a couple of seizures
Replies: 3
Views: 2307

Re: ataxia after a couple of seizures

Hi had the blood results back this afternoon. The vet says pickles levels are really high which could be causing the ataxia. She has told us to change the evening dose of phenobarbital by half andsee what happens. I hope this helps her and I hope it is fairly soon. Reading other posts on here a lot ...
by moudies
Fri Aug 23, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: ataxia after a couple of seizures
Replies: 3
Views: 2307

Re: ataxia after a couple of seizures

hi just to give an update to you all. Took Pickles to the vet this afternoon. She is very slightly better, still cant stand up but can shake herself and right herself on her own which she could not do yesterday. She seems to be dragging her right hind leg a little and cannot stand much. We are takin...
by moudies
Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: ataxia after a couple of seizures
Replies: 3
Views: 2307

ataxia after a couple of seizures

hi all i have a mini schnauzer who is about 10 years old (rescue) who we have had since she was 18 months old. As soon as we got her from the rescue centre she had fits. The vet put her on phenobarbitol which did not reduce them much, then added KBr. All this time she normally gets a fit about once ...
by moudies
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:25 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: any ideas please?
Replies: 4
Views: 2576

hi jane she is a mini schnauzer age about 2 (we have only a guide she is a rescue dog we have had since july was in an absolute mess not so much physically but torn up mentally, a lot better now but still a long way to go) she weighs about 4 kg spoke to our vet this morning and she is going to put h...
by moudies
Tue Dec 26, 2006 4:38 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: any ideas please?
Replies: 4
Views: 2576

any ideas please?

hi, haven't posted for a while my dog Pickless takes 45mg phenobarb twice a day. Last blood test she had came back fine, vet rang and said if she stays stable she does not want to see Pickles for 6 months. That night Pickles had a small fit and one the day after. That was 3 weeks ago Christmas Eve s...
by moudies
Sun Nov 05, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: new to site need any ideas please!
Replies: 27
Views: 10608

hi again everyone! It's great to read all your comments and feel there is a lot of ideas out there- thanks to you all! I do agree with what goes round comes round, some great big nasty dog will turn on him one day I hope and give him a good old bite! If anyone is interested the site for the rescue d...
by moudies
Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: new to site need any ideas please!
Replies: 27
Views: 10608

Hi Amanda!
Pickles went to the vet for her blood test today and the vet has two dogs with epilepsy too! Maybe more common than we realise Sounds daft but I wondered whether the clocks going back an hour had some effect too
by moudies
Thu Nov 02, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: new to site need any ideas please!
Replies: 27
Views: 10608

Thanks everyone!

Hi everyone! Many many thanks for all your responses, its lovely to know you are not alone in this. Took Pickles to the vet today, she has to go back first thing in the morning for another blood test. Vet reckons sometimes their livers get clever around the medication and do not process it properly....
by moudies
Wed Nov 01, 2006 3:09 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: new to site need any ideas please!
Replies: 27
Views: 10608

new to site need any ideas please!

Hi, this is a long story so please bear with me! I have two Mini Schnauzers, one I picked up at a rescue centre end of July. Within a week she had started having seizures. I could not get any info on her background, she been at a puppy farm to be used as a breed dog but they could not breed from her...