Betty Joan is on prednisone, and is going through the common side effect of heavy thirst and heavy urination, and some occasional panting.
Needless to say, I switched vets and my dear dog just barely missed death: . The vet also prescribed prednisone to reduce the swelling of the bile ducts in her liver. . Experience: "After a week on Rimadyl, my Sheltie was panting and restless. Only the informed owner can make the choice as to whether to start the drug.
She's been shaking/tremors for 4 days and started panting a lot today. .. Giving that much prednisone will make any dog "look" better but we.
Also note that all cases where glucocorticoid therapy has been prolonged for more than a few daysthere is the possibility that the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis has been shut down by the negative feedback mechanism. Consult with your veterinarian to determine if other drugs your pet is receiving could interact with prednisone. But oftentimes people are right when they say, "You'll know" and "When the bad days outnumber the good". Mske keep you posted for those interested. I read somewhere that the panting can mean she's distressed. Your pet will be on a tapered course of this medication for four weeks.
We always recommend discussing with your Veterinarian when it seems the time is getting nearer. I still would like to jake Charlie drop to. As noted in this blog post, a dog can maintain normal levels of potassium despite no mineralocorticoid secretion. The dosage will vary depending on the disease being treated. I agree that we don't want to serum potassium to be to low, so will prednisone make my dog pant a good reason to lower the Percorten dose. Doy be honest, I am not at all convinced the present state of her quality of life is very good.
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