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  1. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    Hi All!

    I'm back on with good news that Eli is doing really well! He is still on 30mg of Vetoryl per day and I have been giving him MYOS Canine Muscle Formula for the last 4 months for his hind...
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    Re: Muscle Regrowth

    Thanks Marianne!

    Let me know what your vet says! I experimented without my veterinarian's assistance because he previously said that Eli's muscle wasting wasn't from his Cushings and that there...
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    Re: New to forum... difficult time

    Hi Kevin!

    My dog Eli is 90lbs and we had a rough time getting his dosage right at the beginning they prescribed 120mg and it nearly killed him. As Marianne and Joan have mentioned-for whatever...
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    Muscle Regrowth

    Hello All!

    I have a 90lb dog that has had Cushings for 2 years now and this message board has been a God send! I wanted to share something I've finally found to be helpful for his muscle wasting...
  5. Rimadyl and Cushings Thoughts

    My dog Eli has had Rimadyl in the past (pre- cushings) and no issues- although it was only for a week time period. He recently needed a dosage increase of Vetoryl and already has delicate muscle mass...
  6. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    Hi Everyone!

    I'm checking in to ask how do you know when the meds need to be adjusted - what symptoms do you all experience?

    Eli has done very well for months and recently his legs seem to be...
  7. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    I come with good news today!

    Eli has been on Vetoryl 30 mg once daily for 30 days now and we just got our first test results back after starting the meds

    ACTH results before taking any meds:...
  8. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    Truly it is so nice to find an outlet where people are actually knowledgable! The doc said that I could just up his dose whenever I felt comfortable - so I’m so glad you told me about the 30 days....
  9. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    ACTH pre. 16.9 ug/dL
    ACTH post. 28.1 ug/dL
  10. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    Hello all, I'm back!

    So today I took Eli in to have blood work checked and to run another Cushings test before starting medication. (This was at the specialist that we have seen since his ER...
  11. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    Thank you Marianne!!

    Interestingly enough we landed at the internal medicine specialist with our ER stint, so we have been going to them ever since the ER episode for all of the checkups. The...
  12. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    Thank you again! Every little bit of information seems to help because it is such a complicated disease. Hearing that even with increased symptoms Gable was so low on the tests definitely makes me...
  13. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    Thanks Leslie!

    He definitely displays the Cushings symptoms - all of the ones you mentioned: ravenous appetite, excessive peeing, excessive drinking, panting for no reason, seeking cool places to...
  14. Re: I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the tim

    Thank you for your advice Joan! I'm going to reach out to get the results from the vet.

    Only thing I question a bit is if he possibly had the pancreatitis while we were testing (and that would...
  15. I知 new! 6yr old Rottie/Catahoula mix recently diagnosed and having quite the time...

    Hi all! I知 new here- and very glad to have found a forum to hopefully ease my worries/anxiety/general need to quit googling to the ends of the earth to help my sweet dog. Me, my husband, and his...
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