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Member since 25 Nov 2010
Member from Timaru
Anyone else have this problem?
I have a 4 year old foxy/tibetan terrier. For the last couple of years he's been having seizures about once every three months. The vet doesn't prescribe anything unless they get really close together and that's fine by me. He seems OK after he recovers, although I have noticed that the seizures seem to be getting worse (sometimes another rolling in after the first), lasting longer and taking longer to get back to normal.
All I do is put him in a safe place and sit with him, with a towel under his chin as he salivates and sometimes vomits.
Has anyone had any experience with this? Did they get worse or closer together as time went on? Does it shorten life expectancy?
Member since 20 Jul 2009
Member from Manurewa
Hi Madax my Pomeranian of 12 years old has been having them for about 4 years now. At first the vet had her on pills Phenobarbnone not good for long time use as they damage the liver, we now have her on 3mls twice a day of Potassium bromide and she is doing well with no more seizures. The vet gives us a prescription and we have to have it made up at the chemist
Thanks, I'll ask about that next time. Mind you, they aren't getting any worse and the only worry is that if he has one when we aren't around he might hurt himself. I wonder if you can just ask the vet to make it up?
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