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by xkaelie
Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: Any experience with meningitis?
Replies: 9
Views: 3537

Re: Any experience with meningitis?

It didn't work. Elvis is now seizure free. My baby boy I will never forget.
by xkaelie
Wed Dec 18, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: Any experience with meningitis?
Replies: 9
Views: 3537

Re: Any experience with meningitis?

Well he started the steriods and antibotics on 12/11/13, so today is a week. He has had one over hour long seizure (Which is what he was having on a daily basis), and small 3-5 minute seizure here and there. I don't know how long the medicine will take, or if he is too far gone. So he is improving b...
by xkaelie
Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: Any experience with meningitis?
Replies: 9
Views: 3537

Re: Any experience with meningitis?

I do.. But it costs 275 just for a consultation.
by xkaelie
Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: Something new
Replies: 8
Views: 9242

Re: Something new

Ultimately how was the meningitis cured? What medicines were used and for how long?
by xkaelie
Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: Any experience with meningitis?
Replies: 9
Views: 3537

Re: Any experience with meningitis?

A regular Vet. However after the MRI the Vet ER doctor called a Neurologist who recommended the keppra. But I have never personally met with one.
by xkaelie
Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:42 am
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: Any experience with meningitis?
Replies: 9
Views: 3537

Any experience with meningitis?

Has anyone had any experience with meningitis? My dog had a spinal tap which came back normal, but the MRI showed meningitis around the brain.. They said it was the non bacteria one.. The one that messes up with the immune system. He has been on PhenoBarb, Potassium Bromide, and then after this they...
by xkaelie
Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:38 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Seizures almost everyday
Replies: 2
Views: 1434

Re: Seizures almost everyday

That's what the steroids were for. It's like the meds work but only for a week then they are back. The past few days its been contrast he gets those dilated pupils, but ill hold him tight and he won't have one. But then one breaks through. He's had constant blood work and its always normal. I don't ...
by xkaelie
Sun Dec 01, 2013 10:07 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Seizures almost everyday
Replies: 2
Views: 1434

Seizures almost everyday

I have a 34lb sheltie, lab, Pomeranian, and beagle mix. He had his first seizure at 6 months old. He was put on potassium bromide, eventually got up to 750mg a day, 250 in morning and 500 at night. In may 2013 he started to get worse going from one seizure a month to once twice a week. We then added...