Message Number: YG1286 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Bruce Williams, DVM
Date: 2001-03-14 23:07:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Serax for Appetite Stimulation

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., katharine <shurcool@t...> wrote:
> Patty wrote:
> <I can't think of how this will work for an
> appetitite stimulant-
> I can see how it might work in an animal with
> separation
> anxiety as part of the problem with not eating.<

While I am not familiar with this particular drug, minor
tranquilizers have been used to increase appetite in pets, especially
cats, for the last twenty years or so. The precise mechanism of
their effect is not well known, but their results are.

With kindest regards,

Bruce H. Williams, DVM, DACVP
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