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Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  More than 30 years of companion animal practice.
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What did forget to ask? please advise.

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what did forget to ask? please advise .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

I am sorry; I don't understand your question. How can I help?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I wanted to know of any other info. re. her general condition with the cardiac status . I dfid send a message , but have heard nothing in response.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
my vet has rx,d prednisolone and Lasix 12.5 mgms as well as thyroid to her meds. dc.d elapril . her cardiac rate is in the 60,s is that a bad prognosis for her,.? she has less energy than before. is eating normally, however.we talked previously and have heard n othing back from you. please call or leave a message. thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
roz is her name.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

I read our previous conversation about Roz, where we talked about her Addison's disease and taking prednisolone. I recommended having an echocardiogram to learn more about her heart, and starting her on Percortin for her Addison's disease.

A slow heart rate is usually seen with Addison's disease. I would have her "electrolytes" (sodium and potassium) checked, and if they are abnormal, her Addison's disease is not controlled. Starting her on the Percortin should get her electrolytes back to normal, and that may also get her heart rate back up to normal.

I am sorry, I can't make phone calls for the website. I can only respond to your questions here. Let me know what else I can answer or help with or if you prefer me to opt out so an expert who can make phone calls can help you. Rebecca

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

Can I help you with anything else?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hi Heather Moro,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?