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…and keep the more comfortable.   Giessing she's on Gabapentin now.  Maybe adding Amantadine   to the mix would help.  Possibly  a steroid like Prednisone
  can help reduce  the inflammation,  as well as stimulate  her appetite.

Obvioisly, give her any previously  "forbidden" food she'll eat.  Bacon

14 October 2021 8:14 pm
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….  I did have to chuckle when you said the breathing  was like a French Bulldog after a ballgame  99 in the shade.

Did the Vet offer anything like Prednisone
or any type of ster or an anti I inflammatory  to help with the swelling?

Try and keep in mind that right now you are seeing her recovering  from

1 October 2021 12:01 pm
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…well for her condition and our hope is to manage her pain well enough to allow her to return to that level of mobility.  In addition to the prednisone
and gabapentin, Gracie will start taking amantadine long term and codeine for the next 5-7 days.  Once she is fully mobile and pain free, we will

27 August 2021 2:13 pm
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…Tony I'm so sorry, this just stinks. I hate cancer, it's so mean. Did the vet offer to prescribe anything like Prednisone
to help her be more comfortable? It's a short term measure in a situation like this but it's cheap and easy to get from the pharmacy, which can

27 August 2021 10:00 am
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…hard on her.  How long has she been back on the Gabapentin  and Carprofen?  Wondering if upping the Gaba could help?

Also, ask the Vet about Prednisone
.  It helps reduce inflammation  around the mets, as well as can ac pick up their appetite. 

Others may have some insight  into the Zoleddronate

25 August 2021 10:31 pm
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…cough, tiredness, and lack of appetite can manifest, but not always and the things you can do to alleviate the symptoms range from cough medicine to prednisone
. Every dog is different. So it's good to be alert to changes, but try not to be hypervigilant (I know it's hard not to obsess, I did it too).

… ditto Jerry about the panting  and bug eyes probably  tied in to the Prednisone

Hasn't  Winnie jbeennon the 50 mg 2 x a day since Aug 6th, or just started last week?  Obviously  any tapering at all, has to be done

20 August 2021 8:54 pm
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…m so glad she's eating like the queen that she is! That's great. 

The panting and wide eyes sounds like a prednisone
side effect to me. I would let the vet know so they can tweak the dosage, hopefully that'll do it.

You forgot to share pictures! We'd love to

20 August 2021 8:19 pm
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…ve upped Winnies meds last week to twice daily, Gabapentin (300mg x2 daily), Prednisone
(50mg x2 daily) and Furosemide (20mg x2 daily).  She's acting ok, panting lots and her eyes seem to bug out/wide eyed but is getting around

20 August 2021 5:36 pm
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…might hop over to Ask A Vet while waiting  for your Onco appt.

Oddly enough, "our Vet" just made a comment  on a post by Winnie's Mom basic about Prednisone
  being helpful in that dog's case.    And Winnie also has had a huge turn around when put on the Prednisone

Delighted  to hear how well she

11 August 2021 8:55 am
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…is hard to say without taking chest xrays; if the prednisone
stabilizes the disease then your dog might have longer.

11 August 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Ask A Vet!
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…to return to the vet on Saturday and I'd love to have a clear set of questions/suggestions to bring with me.

Gracie started a course of Prednisone
on the day of her ultrasound and the results have been miraculous.  She is eating well (anything and everything, to be exact!), having regular

11 August 2021 8:24 am
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…vet did draw fluid and she said it was quite bloody, but no xrays after she did that.  We increased her Prednisone
, Gabapentin and Furosemide to twice daily and Winnie is looking and acting more herself 🙂 Her platelets were good on her blood tests too.

7 August 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Ask A Vet!
Posts: 8
Views: 144

…you have more clarity on what might be going on.  Uou can also ask the Onco about mushroom  therapy which can be helpful  if it is  hermangio.  The Prednisone
  seems to still be doing  a good job, so that's  good!

Hugs

Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

7 August 2021 11:36 am
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… seen YouTube videos and read articles, and I know my dog can adjust after. It's just hard because lately she hasn't been herself due to being on Prednisone
(doesn't want to play, isn't as loving, seems extremely sluggish/tired) and I'm just so worried she will never go back to being her happy self. I

…so sad this morning, could barely walk and was shaking after she came in after her morning business. Messaged the vet and she said to give the Prednisone
, Gabapentin and the Furosemide every 12 hours.  This evening after the second dose she seems better, we hung outside for a bit while we split some

6 August 2021 6:04 pm
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…were clear, they mentioned some white patch (maybe fluid). Was put on Gabapentin for the pain. Bloods tests revealed low platelets so was put on Prednisone
once a day, that helped 100%.  We lowered it to every other day and was fine then vet switched to twice a week. By day two of no Prednisone
we…

…of cancer not related to her Osteosarcoma. She said she had 50-60% good tissue lefthand put her on Furosemide (20mg) once a day along with the Prednisone
and Gabapentin.  She told me she may have weeks to three months.  Going back in a few weeks to see if the fluid pills are working.  Just looking…

…🙂

# Winnie starts shaking and cant walk

# Vet does bloodwork says platelets are low and may be autoimmune  issue.  Wants to address with Prednisone . No xrays were done at that point.

# Bloodwork improves and walking improves with Pred.

# Shaking, panting starts again when Pred is…

…Pleural Effusion. Told this is another type of cancer unrelated to Osteo but no mets.

# No fluid was pulled off other than sample amount.  on Prednisone (everyday), Gabapentin (everyday) and Furosemide (20mg once a day).

5 August 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Ask A Vet!
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Views: 144

…!!   

# Winnie starts shaking and cant walk

# Vet does bloodwork says platelets are low and may be autoimmune  issue.  Wants to address with Prednisone
. No xrays, apine xrays, crtc were done at that point.

# Bloodwork improves and walking improves with Pred.

# Shaking, panting starts again…

…Pleural Effusion. Told this is another type of cancer related to Osteo but no mets.

# No fluid was pulled off other than sample amount.  on Prednisone (everyday), Gabapentin (everyday) and Furosemide (20mg once a day).

Explain you are confused  on what ques to ask, what options to check out

5 August 2021 10:21 am
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…we're now on Prednisone
(everyday), Gabapentin (everyday) and Furosemide (20mg once a day).  Vet did an X-ray and saw fluid so she pulled a sample and its not good,

4 August 2021 7:41 am
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…her off days she walks a bit slower, pants heavier, she just doesn't act herself. Now she had a Prednisone
yesterday morning and this morning she's acting all weird again, and she had two pain pills yesterday (300mg one in the morning and one before bed

4 August 2021 4:44 am
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…when walking though.  I'll mention it to the vet tomorrow when we go but just curious if anyone else had a similar issue.  

Also been giving the Prednisone
every other day because the twice a week did not seem to cut it and I even notice on the days I skip the next morning she's very shaky and looks in

3 August 2021 6:38 am
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…is about 60-65lbs now. She is getting half a Prednisone
(started with it every day for a week/ then down to every other day for a week and then went to twice a week and that's when she started having…

…prescription filled and they are 300mg.

We go back to the vet on the 4th but I was going to call in the morning to see if i could keep her on the Prednisone
every other day until we go back to her.

We really don't take her on walks now, she'll just follow us around the yard, it's pretty chill and low

25 July 2021 7:00 pm
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25 July 2021 4:17 am
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…were on day 3 of no Prednisone
(trying to only give twice a week) and then she went back to hardly walking and shaking so I gave her one and she bounced back 🙂 today is now

25 July 2021 3:28 am
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…blood test today came back awesome!  Only going to take Prednisone
twice a week now and still on Gabapentin once a day and back to the vet on the 4th to check blood again....She's been breathing faster than

21 July 2021 6:32 pm
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…platelets are up 🙂 going to do the prednisone
every other day now instead of everyday and just do one gabapentin a day instead of two for the next week or two.  We go back on the 21st for

12 July 2021 6:50 am
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Views: 920

…so Prednisone
is amazing 🙂  I gave her half a pill last night and this morning she got right up to go out to pee and then ate all her breakfast at once (she hasn

7 July 2021 5:55 am
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…again everyone 🙂  She'll be on the Prednisone
i'm assuming at least until we go back to the vet on monday for another blood test to see if they're working? The vet mentioned to that her

6 July 2021 2:42 pm
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…m starting her on Prednisone
tonight, we had to give her 24 hours to let the Meloxicam get out of her system as they can't be combined.

I might call the rehab vet and see

6 July 2021 12:22 pm
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…I would be frustrated too, I'm really sorry there aren't any answers yet. How long of a course of prednisone
is she doing?

I'm not a vet either and would probably do exactly as your are doing at this point. It's good to rule out other conditions. Prednisone
can help do that to a point by reducing inflammation and tricking the body to think it's healed, but it doesn't address the root cause of whatever

6 July 2021 11:58 am
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