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How often can I repeat the dose of arsenicum album 30 for a

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How often can I repeat the dose of arsenicum album 30 for a cat with restlessness, diarhea, meowing, distress? We gave a dose 1 hour ago. Seemed to help at first, but now symptoms back. Starla is 13 and has hyperthyroidism.
JA: Have you experienced any recent physical or emotional illnesses? What medicines (prescription, homeopathic or over-the-counter) have you taken recently?
Customer: Gave Lycopodium 10 m earlier today. This had been helping her to eat and gain weight. Our other cat Holly, was very sick over the weekend and I was very upset. Holly is better but now Starla is in crisis. She is very sensitive. She became Hyperthyroid a couple of days after her best buddy Hayward passed. This was 31/2 years ago.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: She is very thin, about 4 1/2 lbs. She is so sweet, I hate to see her suffer. Noy sure what to do. Thank you.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Terri replied 4 months ago.

Hello, My name is Terri.
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Expert:  Terri replied 4 months ago.

Dose by mouth or on food

Severe conditions: (acute or intense)5 drops every 3 – 4 hours

Chronic conditions: (long duration, persisting)5 drops twice daily

Go out and get jars of turkey baby food with no onion powder. Add one tablespoon of boiled white rice to each jar. Feed only that till the stool firms up.

Then feed canned food in small meals every two hours. That is the best way for her body to metabolize calories and put weight back on.

make a cheap safe mood stabilizer add 3 mg of melatonin to food containing turkey. Either baby food or canned cat food.Turkey contains l.triptophan so combining it with melatonin will calm her down. However it must be given every 24 hours as the effects are cumulative.

https://www.walmart.com/c/kp/melatonin-3-mg

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