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by Chris Douglas
Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38821

Re: My story ... so far

hi Chris,

I posted that in "call for help" ... ♥

Chris and Molly
by Chris Douglas
Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

hi Chris,

thank for help ... this is the site that I posted links to that was given to me by Lynne ... it's a great resource of info ... :D
by Chris Douglas
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

just a update: ... just talked to the twice weekly vet here and after telling her about the expense of gel valium ... and what I have done concerning the valium table/pre-crushed/ stored in a sterilized brown glass bottle ... ready to be mixed with water and syringed during the 1st seizure ... she w...
by Chris Douglas
Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

the pharmacist I was talking to was "filling" in for the owner and he has a "compounding pharmacy in another town as well ... he going to check into things for me ... took my e-mail address and phone number ... and what I found interesting is the fact he couldn't find where valium suppositories was ...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Are these symptoms of idiopathic epilepsy or brain tumor?
Replies: 19
Views: 11048

Re: Are these symptoms of idiopathic epilepsy or brain tumor

hi again ... I know this is a little "off the cuff' .... just wondering have you considered a valium (need a prescription for this) before bedtime ... or ... melatonin(no prescription needed) before bedtime: http://www.canine-epilepsy-guardian-angels.com/melatonin.htm either ... or I could say both ...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:45 pm
Forum: Welcome to CEN
Topic: Jack's Story
Replies: 4
Views: 2956

Re: Jack's Story

Hi Samari and Jack, sorry to hear about all this but glad your here to share, I'm not sure if I would rule out the flea and tick treatment possibility ... I still have a sneaking hunch that in our case that the yearly vaccination had something to do with my Molly suddenly having seizure's ... not th...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: Are these symptoms of idiopathic epilepsy or brain tumor?
Replies: 19
Views: 11048

Re: Are these symptoms of idiopathic epilepsy or brain tumor

Hi Marley's Dad, sorry to hear about Marley ... and everything y'all have been through .. while I can't speak to the med's he's on or the Addison's Disease &/or liver enzymes ... I can tell you that even though my Molly is only on Keppra and valium that every since her first seizure Aug. of last yea...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

Hi Trevor, that was "no" misread or Typo" ... $250.00 to $280.00 for a "twin-pack" of "pre-loaded" syringe's ... 1.25 mg per syringe/2.5 mg total per pack ... at the local drug store/ pharmacist resourcing supplier's of human med's ... no suppositories from their source available ... only liquid(sto...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

just learned from the pharmacy that the valium gel is available in a twin syringe pack of a combined 2.5 mg per pack for roughly $250.00 to $280.00 ... so much for that "cost prohibited" route ... :( ... and so far he can't find where valium suppositories are available at all ... this from someone w...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

hi Dozer, thanks for the "come-back" ... I've noticed the same thing about this forum ... perhaps you could post links to more active forums ... I would contact other vets. if we had any ... unfortunately the vet we do have is only here 2 days a week as is ... then there's the concern that if we did...
by Chris Douglas
Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:00 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

Re: call for help

so here's what I have found so far about dosing: http://canine-epilepsy.com/diazepamprotocol.html "In dogs not taking phenobarbital, the dose is usually 0.5 to 1 mg per kg." ... and if I did this right then my 27 pound Molly is roughly 12 kg's ... soooo then it's (12 times 0.5 mg's of valium which i...
by Chris Douglas
Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38821

Re: My story ... so far

thanks Ellen, for the head's up on your posting pic's, your compliments about Molly, and for posting the pic's of Kip ... what a great looking guy ... and I can see sooo much personality in his eyes and expression ... especially in the last pic you posted ... ahahahaha ... thanks again for sharing ....
by Chris Douglas
Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:34 am
Forum: Suggestions for CEN
Topic: photo gallery
Replies: 221
Views: 144923

Re: photo gallery

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwww ... thanks Ellen !!!! ... love these pic's Ellen ... he's soooo dang cute and his great personality shines thru ... :D :D :D :D
by Chris Douglas
Fri Sep 06, 2013 2:54 am
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Rectal Valium
Replies: 3
Views: 7171

Re: Rectal Valium

i deleted my post after I found the answer to my own ??? ... :D
by Chris Douglas
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: call for help
Replies: 42
Views: 10541

call for help

Hi everyone, after hearing here about valium gel/suppositories I asked the vet for a "call back" about getting some and was told by their receptionist they don't do the gel or suppositories I was finally able to talk to the vet herself today and looks like the reason they don't "do" it is cause they...