Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-04 Thread Amani Oakley
I would be leery of the going the route suggested by the vet at this juncture. I seriously seriously doubt if the erythropoietin will help. See my earlier where I explain why. Amani From: Felvtalk On Behalf Of Patricia Oliveira Sent: June 4, 2019 8:53 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-04 Thread Amani Oakley
I don’t know if erythropoietin can be used with Stanozolol, but I don’t see why not. However, I am not sure that erythropoetin will help. Not to bore everyone silly again with this explanation, but erythropoietin stimulates the bone marrow to make more red cells. However, the bone marrow which

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-04 Thread Patricia Oliveira
Hi, Lorraine Veterinary wants to increase prednisolone to immunosuppressive dose and add erythropoietin. She thinks it is immune-mediated anemia and not mycoplasma. Nori is receiving 1,2 mg prednisolone, twice a day. She weighs only 1 kg. We did x-ray today too. No visible tumor but we found a

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-04 Thread Lorraine Johnston
Patricia, I would go with the transfusion and also start erythropoietin. Stanozolol is supposed to stimulate erythropoietin production, but she might need a boost of the ready-made drug just to keep her alive until then. - Lorraine "Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-04 Thread Patricia Oliveira
Hi, We did another blood work today, her hematocrit is 13% now :( She is very sleepy but responsive when i talk to her. I don´t know if i can wait some more days to see if stanozolol is working. Or maybe it would be better get another transfusion right now. Today, vet talk about