Message Number: YG6618 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Pam Sessoms
Date: 2001-08-24 13:13:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Proglycem/diazoxide source needed

On Fri, 24 Aug 2001, Sukie Crandall wrote:
> Our vet is trying to find a source of diazoxide that will fit
> someone's budget. The usual place used is closed for a vacation.
> Recommendations?

I've gotten it for a very good price from a place called Francks
( in Ocala, FL. - they ship. Their number is
1-800-622-4510. Unfortunately, I don't remember exactly how much it
was... But it was a good deal, the best I could find at the time, and it
was compounded so as not to taste quite as bad as the regular Proglycem.
It did, however, expire within a couple of months, so be sure not to order
too much at one time!

Mike J. also has some online pharms and their prices on this listed on his
website at:

And Dr. Williams has a note from a ferret-owning pharmacy student about a
formulary she set up with ferrets in mind, and they do list
diazoxide. Seems like with this drug, the compounded diazoxide is often
less than the non-compounded proglycem so may be worth a look. That one
is at:

Good luck!

-Pam S.