Message Number: YG4462 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-06-10 01:12:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Icabod's final results and help needed

Quoting from post 4,059 from May 28th by vet, Jerry Murray:

The Lupron depot
will help lower the adrenal hormones that are causing the
enlarged prostate. Propecia can also be used to help shrink
the prostate (ie. use both Lupron and Propecia). Flutamide
can also be used to shrink the prostate, but Propecia is
specific in its mode of action and effects on the prostate.

Surgery by a ferret knowledgeable vet is usually curative, of
course, but he has had surgery so recently...

Stephanie wrote:
So he is starting on Pred and got a
Lupron injection today for the adrenal. The help I need is
first, how long
does the lupron take to help with his adrenal symptoms. He
has started
crying while urinating again since he has stopped the
antibiotics and from
what I read this is common with adrenal. Second, how often
do ferrets pee?
... so I'm worried that he may be
stopped up.