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by Lisamarie
Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: High Tryglycerides
Replies: 0
Views: 2559

High Tryglycerides

One of the results from Lily's latest blood work was an excessively high tryglyceride level. Her doctor said a typical high reading is 290; Lily's initial blood work was 5,000! A second test a few weeks later continued to show an elevated level of 1,000. I've put her on low-fat dog food and have lim...
by Lisamarie
Sun Jun 14, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Questions on Pheno
Replies: 6
Views: 3660

Re: Questions on Pheno

Lily had her first seizure activity today since the new doctor put her on pheno. This morning, she had two brief focal seizures (rapid blinking) within 30 minutes of each other. I'd hoped that was the end. This evening, Lily had a small seizure (leg thrashing predominant) with no incontinence. I'm w...
by Lisamarie
Thu May 28, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Questions on Pheno
Replies: 6
Views: 3660

Re: Questions on Pheno

Thanks, everyone, for your feedback. I have a follow-up appointment in two weeks to check her liver-function. I'll ask the doctor about Milk Thistle then. Thanks for the recommendation. I have noticed a slight up-tick in Lily's appetite, but nothing out of the ordinary. (She has always had a bit of ...
by Lisamarie
Thu May 28, 2015 7:52 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Questions on Pheno
Replies: 6
Views: 3660

Questions on Pheno

Lily, my three-year-old Shetland sheepdog, was put on pheno (32 mg) last weekend after her cluster seizures started increasing in frequency. She is also on Zonisamide (125 mg morning and night). The thing that has surprised me is she doesn't appear to have any noticeable side-effects from the pheno....