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by Chris Douglas
Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

hi again, last post was gonna respond to everyone but interrupted myself with trying to get a hold of the vet ... finally tracked her down in another town, she hadn't even checked her message's since since last Thurs cause she hadn't been in this town since before then ... receptionist did pas along...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

Hi all, Vivian, I took her off the Zonisamide starting yesterday(Sun) ... she was only on it a week(since 12/5) when the 3 days of round the clock clusters started on 12/12 ... since that was the only "new" thing lately I decided to try and "back up" to before the Zonisamide by taking her off it ......
by Chris Douglas
Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

hi Vivian, used to be that it took almost the whole time(2 weeks) for her to become herself again ... always knew when she was getting close to seizure time as she became more like herself again ... then came the months of "mild seizure" with lil' or no after-effects ... had to actually watch the ca...
by Chris Douglas
Sun Dec 15, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

We're to a point I can't wait to try Pb ... things have been just that bad ... no more seizures so far ... but now she's shaking like a leaf constantly ... and scared of everything ... panting and overly warm even thought the room temp is only 65 degrees ...
by Chris Douglas
Sun Dec 15, 2013 1:49 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

hi everyone, last seizure was today at 4:55 am, ... at 11:30 am I gave her a keppra xr but not the zonisamide ... ex stopped in to check on her at my mid shift with nothing special to report, and when I came home still no signs of any more seizures ... but her behavior is still sooo strange it's so ...
by Chris Douglas
Sat Dec 14, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

Hi ShilohsMom, so sorry I didn't mean to upset you ... we're hanging in there ... the vet is only here tues and thurs ... last thurs when this all started I tried to talk to the vet but she's out of area at some vet. medical thing and will be back tues. ... so I let the receptionist know I'd be in t...
by Chris Douglas
Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

thnx Lynne, #19 was a double @ 4:55am, more "doo" 2 pick up, floor to dry, soiled blankets to wash, rump to clean, peanut butter/honey 2 boost sugar levels, lil' dry kibble, water, dry kibble, water, and mo' kibble, then water, dry blankets from dryer to her bed, made her get up and move around on h...
by Chris Douglas
Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:31 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

yup ... she was ok, lifted head and looked at me like, "What's wrong with you?" ... but didn't offer to get up so I left her to rest on the blanket ... then 10 minutes ago another one ... #18 from Thurs. morning 6 am now it's Sat. morning 1:10 am ... this is ( I must be tired) surreal ... keppra xr ...
by Chris Douglas
Sat Dec 14, 2013 2:10 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

hi, ex stops by each night I work, sits with her, let's her out, give's her a 1/2 portion of dog food/water, and was giving her 1 of her 3 times a day regular keppra's ... but there were times when he wasn't sure if he'd be able to because of other things in life ... that and being able to finally g...
by Chris Douglas
Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

hi Lynne and ShilohsMom, thanks, the vet says to give her a valium rectally during a seizure, a valium orally if she can swallow safely, and extra regular keppra when she was on the regular keppra (she's on keppra xr now but I gave her a regular keppra at the mid-point between the dosing of keppra x...
by Chris Douglas
Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:36 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

wow ... what a day and it might not be over yet ... 4 or 5 seizures before I go to work ... another episode during my 1st four hours of work and another episode during my 2nd fours of work ... no telling how bad the episode's were since no one was there ... (my "x" stops in on Molly in the middle of...
by Chris Douglas
Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

well,b so much for that, Molly had a series of 4 back to back seizure's and we're in the middle of the pacing back and forth thru the house post-ictal phase as I write this gonna be a long day after a really short night ...uugh
by Chris Douglas
Thu Dec 12, 2013 3:06 am
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

Hi ShilohsMom, Woo Hoo for you and Shiloh!!! ... ♥ another day seizure free here tooo ... our next bench mark is getting thru today (Thurs. 12th) ... that's the every 2 week mark she used to have while on regular keppra (before we switch to keppra xr and it went to every 10/11 days) ... and even b...
by Chris Douglas
Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: New to Canine Epilepsy
Topic: My story ... so far
Replies: 216
Views: 38509

Re: My story ... so far

Hi ShilohsMom, When you find our how Shiloh's bloodwork comes back please post it ... sooner or later we'll end up going down the PB/KBR road even though we're trying our best to stay offa it and that kinda info can help sooo many ... I can understand how one seizure can be more violent than other's...
by Chris Douglas
Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Treatment & Maintenance Issues for Epileptic Dogs
Topic: Zonisamide + Phenobarbital + KBr
Replies: 22
Views: 14711

Re: Zonisamide + Phenobarbital + KBr

thnx vivian,

it would be an interesting read if you can find n post a link ... :D

chris and molly