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by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Valium Protocol
Replies: 10
Views: 26159

Re: Valium Protocol

#4 Jill Carr <Molly831@comcast.net> 2:38 PM (10 hours ago) to me The following is a copy of the e-mail sent to Dr. Carson from Dr. Thomas, a board certified neurologist, in answer to questions regarding the use of rectal and oral valium/diazepam to stop cluster seizures. At the bottom of this e-mail...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:14 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Valium Protocol
Replies: 10
Views: 26159

Re: Valium Protocol

#3 Jill Carr <Molly831@comcast.net> 2:37 PM (10 hours ago) to me Here is a valium (diazepam) protocol that has proved to be very effective for stopping cluster seizures and being able to keep your dog at home, rather than having to rush them to the ER and perhaps leave them there. It is based on the...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:12 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Valium Protocol
Replies: 10
Views: 26159

Re: Valium Protocol

#2 Dear Friend, Thank you for your interest in the liquid/rectal and oral valium/diazepam protocol. Since cluster seizures can cause brain damage, or worse, it is very important to stop any seizures past the initial seizure. The valium/diazepam protocol, for use at home, can do just that. This proto...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:08 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Valium Protocol
Replies: 10
Views: 26159

Valium Protocol

here's what I got from; http://www.canine-epilepsy-guardian-angels.com/OralandRectalProtocol.htm#receive_protocol #1 Jill Carr <Molly831@comcast.net> 2:36 PM (10 hours ago) to me Sent by Jill Carr (molly831@comcast.net) on behalf of Lisa Perino and Joanne Carson ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

thanks Ellen and Lynne for all the super great info ... I got the valium protocol today while I was at work ... numbered 1 thru 10 ... copied and pasted into laptop ... then printed off a copy of each ... think I'm gonna need more printer ink soon ... :lol: had to ask my "x" to come by and give her ...
by Chris Douglas
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:49 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

must of missed it cause I can't find the dosing protocol for zonisamide and clorazepate ...
by Chris Douglas
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

thanks Ellen, the "high steppin" is with head down and remind's me of a dance the kids used to do that was a "mechanical man" looking ... stop half thru the move then continue on stopping every little bit ... I've been thinking about giving the 12 hour Keppra an extra dose somewhere in the middle of...
by Chris Douglas
Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: baby steps
Replies: 10
Views: 3408

Re: baby steps

thanks Ellen,

I'll be checking things out Mon. or Tues ... for what to do with meds.

check out my "call for help" thread please ... strange (new) thing going on now ... :shock: ...

Chris and Molly
by Chris Douglas
Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:46 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

so this is strange ... any idea's what's going on now ... came in door from work ... dog is in cage/bed, laying there shaking, panting and drooling ... but she can hold her head up as I get closer I can tell she can barely see at this point I thought she musta just had a seizure so I give her 10 mg ...
by Chris Douglas
Sat Sep 14, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: baby steps
Replies: 10
Views: 3408

Re: baby steps

hi Lynne, thanks for your help ... I'm thinking about talking to the vet Mon.(if possible) about upping the keppra ... and/or adding another drug ...maybe Zonisamide, Clorazepate, ... or ??? ... trying hard to keep from going down the Pheno. road ... or see if a single dose of pheno. at 1st seizure ...
by Chris Douglas
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

ok ... so Molly had a really bad day of seizure's after stretching her every 2 week pattern to a 28 day reprieve before it happened again .... at 12 midnight she got her twice daily keppra ... then ... at 5 am I had the valium pre-crushed and premixed with water ... used it rectally during the 1st s...
by Chris Douglas
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: baby steps
Replies: 10
Views: 3408

Re: baby steps

hi Ellen, I spoke toooo sooooon ... sorry to say that between 5 am and 2:30 pm she had eleven seizures ... guess we'll have to start the count over ... she's never had soooo many(in 9.5 hours no less) ... and some she barely got done with one and would start another ... other's she would go thru a s...
by Chris Douglas
Fri Sep 13, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: baby steps
Replies: 10
Views: 3408

Re: baby steps

May this "honeymoon period" never end ... we're on day 28 and no seizure ... :D and my "four-legged" kid is back 100% ... I say as I go around picking up all her toys she's spread all over the house and yard :lol: if I could only teach her to put away her own toys ... :lol: :lol: :lol: ... she hasn'...
by Chris Douglas
Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

hi Chris, yup ... me too ... sorry to hear you have the same issues with Cali ... molly's can be 7 in 24 hours ... or 4 in 20 minutes without waking up ... so I know the agony of wanting to help, concern about what's to come, and worry about 'how's this gonna end, on the good side or ... well, you k...
by Chris Douglas
Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

now my next thought is to "precrush" 1 keppra and make sure it crushes finely ... then add a drop or two of water to make sure the binders/filler's used don't make it clump or gel ... maybe if everything goes ok it could be added to the valium in the glass brown bottle for use during the 1st seizure...