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by SnowysMom777
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Anesthesia Use In Epileptic Dog
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Re: Anesthesia Use In Epileptic Dog

From: Snowy's Mom777 - I just now rcv'd a phone call from Vet Specialist, ER Vet Hospital who administered Anesthesia for recent ultrasound. It was the SAME, using Butorphanol like previous Vet We now, can rule that med out for use in Snowy with 2 incidents of same med from different Vets. Any exper...
by SnowysMom777
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Anesthesia Use In Epileptic Dog
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Anesthesia Use In Epileptic Dog

My 4 1/2 yr old St. Bernard, dx'ed with idiopathic, cluster seizures, and on Keppra, Zonisamide and Phenobarbital with normal bile acid test in April was given Dexmedetomidine and Butorphanol for Xray of hips and resulted in seizure immediately upon administration. In May, 2018, My dog was placed in...
by SnowysMom777
Mon May 14, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Diet & Metabolism
Topic: Adding additonal Keppra and no appetite
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Adding additonal Keppra and no appetite

Neuro Vet asked us to add addt'l Keppra dosage as maxed out on Pheno level and Zonisamide increase caused severe ataxia for 3 weeks, so decreased per Neuro Vet. Adding the addt'l Keppra has made my poor dog lose her appetite. Is this common? Has always been a good eater - eating 3 meals a day. Thank...
by SnowysMom777
Mon May 14, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: Diagnostic Testing Results Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1160

Re: Diagnostic Testing Results Question

Thank Goodness - Bile Acids Test Normal. The HI's and LO's just 'artifacts' from meds. No changes in meds per Neuro Vet.
by SnowysMom777
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Diagnosis & Testing
Topic: Diagnostic Testing Results Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1160

Diagnostic Testing Results Question

My St. Bernard was dx'ed with idiopathic epilepsy at age 2 -she is now 4. She is taking Phenobarb, Zonisamide and 8 hr Keppra. She was just blood tested and am concerned about the results: LOW GGT, Thyroid, HI ALK PHOS and HI ALT. I am most concerned about the LOW Thyroid. Can this be an artifact fr...