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    No, cisapride has to be given 3x a day on an...

    No, cisapride has to be given 3x a day on an empty stomach about 45-60 mins before a meal. Those were the instructions given to me by Cornell. I tried putting it in an old syringe and I made a mess...
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    Thanks everyone! I called Wedgewood (who totally...

    Thanks everyone! I called Wedgewood (who totally aggravates me every time! :mad: ) and they're willing to to put the same amount of meds into a smaller 30cc syringe for $70 MORE a month! When I asked...
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    I don't worm, only run fecals as it's just my...

    I don't worm, only run fecals as it's just my three horses.

    I'm gonna ask the vet for a dial-dose syringe. Thanks!
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    Do they make these???

    My vet didn't really think this through when ordering my script. Had my meds out in a 60cc syringe (HUGE!) with 5cc marks. Well, dosage is 2cc each time and said just put the meds into a smaller 6cc...
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    I did gallon by gallon and muck buckets are...

    I did gallon by gallon and muck buckets are exactly 17.5 gallons to the rim. Vet hospital wants to know how many gallons per 24 hour period for each week along with a blood and urine test done at...
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    Regular vet is going to talk to specialist to see...

    Regular vet is going to talk to specialist to see if she can pump my other guy's manure a few times a day into him without sending him to the hospital. If she does it, I'll get pics. :dead:
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    How are buckets measured?

    Vet hospital wants me to measure my horses water in take since it's excessive. He drinks about 1.5-2 MUCK buckets of water in a 24 hr period. I know my much buckets are 17.5 gallons but do they...
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    We don't have pastures, only dry lots. He's been...

    We don't have pastures, only dry lots. He's been on sucralfate AND gastrogard for over a month with no improvement. I've literally tried everything and was told after out hospital visit that he's...
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    Tried it. I've tried EVERYTHING and ran sooo many...

    Tried it. I've tried EVERYTHING and ran sooo many tests. It was discovered yesterday he has Colonic Acidosis and dysbiosis.
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    Yes, this is my 5 year old OTTB. Spoke to my...

    Yes, this is my 5 year old OTTB. Spoke to my regular vet and he's going to stay on a half pound of TC senior. She didn't understand why we would switch either. His intestinal issue and chronic...
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    Which feed is lower in NSC?

    Just came back from the horsepital and long complicated story, my OTTB has to go on a lower starch diet for his GI track. He's currently on TC Senior but vet recommended Re-leve by Kentucky Equine...
  12. My vet doesn't charge for this but when my OTTB...

    My vet doesn't charge for this but when my OTTB was in the hospital I had asked them to give him a tube of ulcergard. He was currently on a tube a day for his 30 day ulcer treatment. I brought the...
  13. My horse recently came home from the vet hospital...

    My horse recently came home from the vet hospital and was finishing his 30 day treatment on ulcergard while there. They told me to wean off slowly because sometimes their stomach pumps don't start...
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    He can't have bute, has had ulcers in the past....

    He can't have bute, has had ulcers in the past. The vet was out and performed both. She didn't want to make a judgement on lameness until after the Lyme test came back cause he's very stiff all over,...
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    Yes he was lame when I first got him but that was...

    Yes he was lame when I first got him but that was over a year ago, believe it or not! Putting hind shoes on him last year when I spoke to the old owners fixed that. They told me he could never go...
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    If not Lyme, what else could it be...???

    5 year old OTTB, usually very quiet with puppy dog personality. You could do ANYTHING to him and he acts like he's done it a million times. Heck, my 28 year old OTTB and him should trade places...
  17. When Kiwayu was first put on the domperidone then...

    When Kiwayu was first put on the domperidone then switched to the cisapride, I had asked why the switch and the difference. Specialist said that targeted different receptors but basically domperidone...
  18. Regular vet has a call into specialist. Said when...

    Regular vet has a call into specialist. Said when she looked it up, there was nothing about giving both together. Also said the domperidone is being given off label as the Equidone is for lactating...
  19. Ohh and being Kiwayu is 28 years old, I'm not too...

    Ohh and being Kiwayu is 28 years old, I'm not too worried about really long term side effects, more the effects within the next 5 years or so...
  20. Wow! I'll be seeing the vet tomorrow. Surgeon...

    Wow! I'll be seeing the vet tomorrow. Surgeon wants him on the cisapride for entire gut but I see a huge difference with him on the domperidone. He wasn't eating as well on the cisapride so my...
  21. Long term side effects using Cisapride or Domperidone?

    Does anyone know? Kiwayu is on both for his delayed gastric emptying issue. He's doing fantastic on the medications but I'm curious if there are any long term issues using them...
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    Kiwi is doing very well. Got the go ahead to...

    Kiwi is doing very well. Got the go ahead to start giving 1/4 flake of hay 4x a day today and if that's tolerated, we can start him back on his daily previcox. :yes: I'm so excited but nervous...
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    Three doses in and so far no issues...we are also...

    Three doses in and so far no issues...we are also hoping this works for his DGE issue and he doesn't return to the head down, full/sick look. Outside with him now at 12:26am feeding him and he's...
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    Jingles for you guys! These old guys are fighters...

    Jingles for you guys! These old guys are fighters and for some, age means nothing.
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    Wish us luck....tomorrow morning at 6am, I start...

    Wish us luck....tomorrow morning at 6am, I start the cisapride. :sigh:
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