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I took my cat in to be checked becouse he was throwing up an loosing weight. He is 20 yrs old an on med for hyperthyroidism. 2 months ago he had to much in his system an the vet changed his meds to a generic an increased the dosage 2.5 mg. he gained his weight back an stopped throwing up. a few days ago I returned with his an the dr said he had to much in his system an reduces the dosage back to the original 5 mg a day. he has since started throwing up an has lost 1 1/2 to 2 lb. what is your take on this he says this is right. I think he is nuts

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your cat eat anything unusual?

No.

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. The Expert will know what to do. What is the cat's name?

Chipper

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Chipper?

When he came back from having his blood tested , he was cowering in the back corner if the cage an when I tryed to pet an comfort him he spat, sratched, an bit me. he is a friendly trusting cat. he has never acted this way

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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

I am sorry to hear you are concerned about Chipper.

How many mg of the medication is he currently taking?

Do you have copies of the blood tests? It would help to know what his numbers are, to make a recommendation about his medication.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
he was taking 5 mg an it was raised to 7.5...he said his levels were at 7 an should be at 3 I don't have copies of the tests
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
no calls please
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