How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Michael Salkin Your Own Question
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 24396
Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience.
55012488
Type Your Cat Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Michael Salkin is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My cat seems to be in hypocalcemia, I have calsorb. Can I

Customer Question

My cat seems to be in hypocalcemia, I have calsorb. Can I use it for her or ??? I have caught it at the very beginning, but wondering what to do? How much Calsorb if its safe for a cat?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Aloha! You're speaking with Dr. Michael Salkin
I believe that you're referring to eclampsia - the hypocalcemia associated with nursing. Calsorb contains 170 mg/ml. I'll usually dose calcium at 50-75 mg/lb over a 10-30 minute period if eclampsia is suspected. That's equivalent to 0.3-0.45 ml of Calsorb per lb of body weight over a 10-30 minute period.
(Eclampsia is quite rare in queens.)
Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin

Related Cat Veterinary Questions