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Eley's Mom
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Three weeks!

Post by Eley's Mom » Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:55 am

Three weeks ago today, I was nearly faced with having to put Eley down. She was clustering worse than she ever had. She had so much medicine in her that she could barely walk and she was still continuing to seize.

My vet thought it was time and the emergency vet had one more drug he could try to stop that cluster. It really was not looking good.

Some how, some way, the cluster stopped.

Eley is now three weeks seizure free!! This is the longest we have gone since January.

I really feel like we're now on borrowed time since nobody expected that night to end well.

Just wanted to share a bit of positive news :)
Diana & Eley
Boston Terrier (23 lbs)
DOB: 11/12/09
First Seizure 2/8/14
Last Seizure 10/9/16
Phenobarbital 48.6mg (morning), 56.7mg p.m. (night)
3 mL Potasium Bromide, once daily
Clorazepate as needed after seizures

ShilohsMom
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Joined: Tue Nov 12, 2013 1:42 pm
Location: Oklahoma

Re: Three weeks!

Post by ShilohsMom » Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:09 am

Diana,

So happy to hear this! Prayers for many more good days!!!
Colleen, Rylie, Sophie & angels Izzie & Shiloh
DOB: 11/11/05
First seizure: 07/28//10
Last seizure: 06/27/16

athomas989
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Re: Three weeks!

Post by athomas989 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:40 am

That is great Diana!
So happy to hear -- every day is such a blessing with our sick pups! Grateful for all the good non seizure days!!
:)
Apollo-4 year old Boxer
1st seizure: April 2012
Last seizure: 2/13/16
Pheno-64.8mg 2 pills BID
Zonisamide-100mg 2 capsules BID
Potassuim Bromide-250 mg 4 cc once daily
Keppra-750mg TID
Clorazepate/Rectal Valium-as needed when a seizure occurs

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